Dallas Observer: 2020 Dallas Observer Music Awards: The Best Americana Nominees

November 19, 2020

2020 Dallas Observer Music Awards: The Best Americana Nominees

By Karyna Micaela, November 19, 2020

Below is an excerpt that features Kristy Kruger in The Best Americana Nominees

” Kristy Krüger
If there ever was a story of insurmountable resilience, Kristy Krüger is the face. The Dallas music veteran and State Fair Records artist emerged from a dark period of loss and personal struggle with her nationally acclaimed album The Fever of Unknown Origin. Speaking of fevers, Krüger — whose music spans several genres, including Americana, classic country, folk and jazz — has been spending her pandemic months delivering weekly virtual lullabies to soothe the anxious masses on Facebook. These days, the self-described musical historian seems to have more energy than ever, writing new songs, playing both live-streamed and in-person, socially distanced concerts and dreaming up new and creative ways to pay homage to her favorite legends, from Lucinda Williams to The Beatles. Krüger, who in the past has opened for folk heavyweight Patty Griffin at The Kessler, seems well on her way to becoming a legend in her own right, and at the very least, has more than earned that description locally. “

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