Kerri Powers

"IF YOU HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE KERRI POWERS LIVE, DO IT NOW WHILE SHE'S STILL PLAYING SMALLER VENUES. I FINALLY HAD A CHANCE TO SEE HER RECENTLY AND WAS COMPLETELY BLOWN AWAY." M.SMITH/AMAZON.COM

Official site of American Roots and Soul Songwriter Kerri Powers

We won’t forget that sweet #1 Position on the roots music reports “Top 50 album” Chart! Always thankful to radio programmers and hosts for continued support of the songs and music.

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We're so excited what some are already calling "the essential cosmic american album" is here. the songs on starseeds were written over the course of two years and recorded in 2017 @ dirt floor studios in E. Haddam, CT. Produced by Eric Lichter and mixed/mastered by Steve Wytas, this new collection is powers' most definitive yet - she is flying under the radar at 1000 mPH, a true-grit powerhouse blues and americana songwriter, singer, and guitarist. armed with just her guitar, slide, and stompbox, powers' live performances are nothing short of captivating. don't miss the next one near you! 

ORDER yOUR SIGNED COPY of STARSEEDS TODAY! mERCH 

7" AVAILABLE

kerri had the pleasure of recording for the singular recordings/need to know label. producers, brian brinkerhoff and marco giovino recorded and played on "tallulah send a car for me," and "mine the River." the songs are stripped down versions - just KP on vocals and guitar and marco giovino on drums. an "old school" blues take that’s now available exclusively on 7" vinyl! 

FEATURE FILM "CHUCK" US Release on 5.5

Kerri's song, "Diamond Day" was co-written with Boston producer and songwriter Crit Harmon. The song has been placed in the new feature film, "Chuck" (aka The Bleeder), starring Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Elisabeth Moss, and Jim Gaffigan. Directed by Phillippe Falardeau, the film portrays the life and times of boxer and the "real Rocky," Chuck Wepner.  Check out the official trailer

here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1610525/ 

kp FEATURED on CPTV (PBS) SERIES "AMPLIFY" 5.2

The musical segment will air on Tuesday, 5.2 @ 7:55 pm on CPTV/PBS! https://cptv.org/sharing-ct/ 

PUBLISHING AND SONG PLACEMENTS:

Kerri and good friend and co-writer Crit Harmon have placed "Diamond Day," aka "Lately" in the new feature film, THE BLEEDER. Directed by Philippe Falardeau and written by Jeff Feuerzeig and Jerry Stahl. The film stars Liev SchreiberNaomi WattsElisabeth MossJim GaffiganMichael RapaportPooch Hall, Morgan Spector, Ron Perlman and Kelvin Hale. The film revolves around the life of the heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner (played by Schreiber) and his 1975 fight with the heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali (played by Hall). Principal photography began on October 26, 2015 in SuffernNew York.  The film is scheduled to be released in the US in 2017.

 

Kerri has had the following songs placed in Fox Network's "Rescue Me," starring Denis Leary.

SWEET CRUSADE/Faith in the Shadows  kerripowerssongs, BMI, Crittunes, ASCAP

FIREWORKS and CHEAP REPAIRS/Faith in the Shadows c. Kerripowerssongs, BMI, Crittunes, ASCAP 

TENDERLY (vocal performance) /FOX NETWORK'S "JUSTIFIED," starring Timothy Olyphant

DIAMOND DAY c. Kerripowerssongs, BMI, Crittunes, ASCAP/THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

DIAMOND DAY c. Kerripowerssongs, BMI, Crittunes, ASCAP/Feature Film, "CHUCK" (aka The Bleeder)

"OLD SHIRT" c. Kerripowerssongs, BMI, made several best of lists for 2014 and was the #1 song on the Folk Roots Radio charts. Kerri's self-titled album made several top album lists, including Best 5 albums to Hear in 2014/WUMB Radio, Top 5 Album list @ WWUH Radio, Top 10 Songs Tupelo Honey, KVLM, and many more! Not bad for a little local indie release, folks! 

PHOTO CREDITS: JEAN MOLODETZ/IVIEW, PETER POLOMSKI, RICHARD BUSCH, JEANINE ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY, ROBERT TANNER