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September 23, 2017

Rockin’ Race Spain 2018

Kim is in preparation for a year-long international tour concurrent with the Spring 2018 release of “Slowly Speeding.”  Check back for details…

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August 17, 2017

Slowly Speeding

Work is nearing completion on Slowly Speeding, Kim Lenz’s fifth album. On Slowly Speeding, Lenz examines a variety of roots music traditions through the lens of her critically-acclaimed song writing and gift for combining the unexpected with the familiar. Informed by her wide-ranging influences, Lenz has created a powerful soundscape that promises to delight her loyal fanbase and reach new […]

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February 20, 2015

Kim Lenz wins Ameripolitan Award!

Kim was voted Rockabilly Female of the Year at the Ameripolitan Awards on Tuesday! The 2015 Ameripolitan Music Awards were held Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at the Paramount Theatre in Austin TX. Other winners included: Dale Watson, Jessie Dayton, Steve Werthheimer of the Continental Club, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Hot Club of Cowtown, […]

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December 6, 2014

Ameripolitan Music Awards

Friends, thanks for nominating me for The 2015 Ameripolitan Music Awards in the category “Rockabilly Female”! Voting starts today (Dec 6), click here to vote: http://www.ameripolitan.com

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May 20, 2014

Kim Lenz & The Jaguars: high octane rockabilly

Kim Lenz is a rockabilly dynamo, and her new quartet of Jaguars is one of her best bands ever, but it’s still a music experience that most New England fans haven’t heard. That’s the frustrating conclusion one gets after Lenz and her band played a typically torrid 65-minute set at tiny Atwoods Tavern in Cambridge […]

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April 7, 2014

“Follow Me” reviewed in the Austin Chronicle

Four years after her last LP, this fiery-haired former Dallasite returns with a snap, crackle, and romp that breathes new life into the familiar tropes of roots revivalism. Fronting cover art that doesn’t recall a Fifties pulp novel, Follow Me expands on Lenz’s previous work with a mix of maturity, depth, and zing, beginning with the fact […]

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December 10, 2013

Slug Magazine reviews “Follow Me”

“Kim Lenz and Jaguars = Gene Vincent + Janis Martin + Ronnie Dawson When it comes to female rockabilly vocalists, it’s a hard road. You’ve got to exude sex, display vocal range, all the while matching the intensity of their male counterparts. Kim Lenz not only accomplishes all this, but manages to turn it into […]

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Vote for Kim!

Kim Lenz has been nominated for the 2014 Ameripolitan Music Awards in the Rockabilly category. Vote for her, and be sure to spread the word!

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December 9, 2013

“Follow Me” on diffuser.fm

“Kim Lenz carved out a spot for herself in the L.A. rockabilly scene with her 1998 debut and three follow-up records. She then took a hiatus to start a family, but now, she’s back with a brand-new album, ‘Follow Me.’ Fans certainly haven’t forgotten Lenz’s soulful croon, and as they welcome her back with open […]

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November 12, 2013

“Follow Me” review in The Norman Transcript

Why you should listen: Kim Lenz has an adorable quality in her voice that’s mesmerizing. This entire review could be about the magnetic attraction of her vocals that quaver seductively in one song and are roaring strong as a Chevy V-8 in another. Lenz is well known in these parts from when she was based […]

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