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Looking Back.... Looking Forward

January 28th: It looks like we've been remiss about posting all our good news. We've got an delicious new record coming out called "The Girl Who Swallowed The Moon". It's juicy and swampy and super vibey with a bunch of great players, like Eric McFadden, Henry Salvia (Metallica), Rob Hooper (Caroline Wonderland), Michael Urbano (Sheryl Crow, John Hiatt, Cracker). [more]

Things are heating up

February 15th: Spring is here and we're thawing out, emerging from a dead winter of no shows. Got new shows, new songs, new recordings (including 3 soon-to- be-unleashed singles with the help of sound wizard, Chris Manning, so stay tuned for the new tunes [more]

Little ray of light...

July 24th: Amazingly, we have a few fun shows coming up, and even more amazingly, I mustered the wherewithal to post them. So please don't let these herculean efforts be for naught. [more]

Things are looking up...

March 3rd: Hey friends and loved ones, It has been one year to the date since we posted anything on account of the villainous Covid, but it looks like there's a thaw in the air, and we haven't let grass grow under our feet. We're making brand new music that's super exciting, especially with this remarkable band and a couple of great buddies helping out, Josh Zee and Teal Collins of the Mother Truckers. We're playing a casual few shows with these guys under the moniker "Sunshine Revival" until we think of a better name. Got a couple of upcoming dates and fundraisers too. Stay healthy, stay happy. [more]

New News is Good News

March 3rd: Philbillie is off this week to Zihuatanejo, Mexico to MC and perform at Our buddies Eric McFadden and Lipbone Redding will be on the bill.He'll come home sunburned like a lobster.He does every time. Recording some fab new tracks here at Okey Doke Records, and we're working on some other artists' wonderful projects. Keep your eyeballs peeled for more on this.Lastly, the date has been set for this year's San Rafael PorchFest, Sunday, Sept. 20. Fasten your seatbelts, kiddies! [more]

Extra special show with special guest James Nash and the fab Keller Sisters

January 12th: Sunday 7:30 Club Fox in Redwood City we're gonna throw down with a full ginormous band including James Nash, Henry Salvia, Jon Mitguard, Mike Anderson, Kevin Hayes, the fabulous Keller Sisters--the bay area's best! Get tix here: [more]


September 29th: A star-studded benefit for San Rafael PorchFest at Terrapin Crossroads. Jenny Kerr Band, Eric McFadden, Jimmy Leslie, Mark Karan, Danny Click, San Geronimo,Bryan Kehoe, Josh Zee, Angeline Saris, Diego "El Twanguero" Garcia, circus art performers Poisn Ivy. $25. Ages 16+ Doors 7:30. Tix available at [more]

Second Annual San Rafael PorchFest

September 21st: Tomorrow there will be 60 unbelievable acts on 25 porches in the Gerstle Park neighborhood. It's gonna be epic. More all info at [more]

Marin Century with Jenny Kerr and Eric McFadden

August 3rd: Marin Century 2019 is a pretty big deal. So we called in the big guns and will be playing with our veritable cannon, Eric McFadden from 12-6. It's gonna be one hot ride! [more]

New Spring Summer dates for you, my loves!

May 6th: Here are all the latest shows coming your way! We have some great music blowin' through town from far and wide, and from our own backyard. I want you especially to hear Lipbone. You'll never be the same! There are some benefits we're playing, too, and San Rafael PorchFeste 2019 is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 22. [more]

Philbillie Goes to Zihuatanejo Guitarfest

February 12th: March 2-9 Philbillie again will be Master of Ceremonies and artist-at-large at Zihuatanejo International Guitarfest. There will be a stellar line-up,including our good buddy Eric McFadden(we're working on his upcoming acoustic CD, and it's fantastic). Make it if you can. [more]

Special guest Eric McFadden at West End Village Celebration

October 30th: We are thrilled to have our buddy Eric McFadden as our special guest for a brunch show at Terrapin Nov. 3 12:30-3pm and also at this delightful family festival, Sunday Nov. 4. We go on at 2:45. [more]

It was a smash!

October 13th: The first San Rafael PorchFest went over great! We posted about 100 pix of all the festivities on Instagram @sanrafaelporchfest. [more]

Inaugural San Rafael PorchFest--Sunday, Sept. 23

August 1st: Next, we're getting geared up for the first annualSan Rafael PorchFest, Sunday Sept. 23, 12-5 pm. This community event will feature over forty musical acts including Bryan Kehoe (Les Claypool), the Papermill Gang (San Geronimo), Josh Zee (Phantom Power, the Mother Truckers)to name a few. [more]

House Concerts, New Dates and Bears, Oh My!

July 17th: Okay,so I lied about the bears. But the Lipbone Redding concert is almost sold out, and tix are also going fast for the Eric McFadden concert. Get 'em here:. Also, we have something pretty shiny and new in the works for September 23. More on this to come. [more]

Two special house concerts not to be missed!

May 10th: For the first time ever, we are organizing and playing with two of our favorite artists ever! July 22, 4-6 pm Lipbone Redding and Aug. 19, 4-6 pm Eric McFadden More info coming soon [more]

New Spring Dates Have Sproinged

April 7th: Got some sweet shows coming up around the bay, new tunes, and some new friends who will play your socks off. [more]

Free new song for the New Year!

January 10th: If you are among the chosen few on my mailing list, I'll be sending out my new favorite song for free. Happy New Year! Stay tuned for spring shows. [more]

Terrapin Xroads tonight and HMB Pumpkin Fest next week

October 10th:

Stoked to play this fine venue in our new "haunts" followed by the second appearance at the world-famous Pumpkin Festival in Half Moon Bay. With drummer Rob Hooper (Carolyn Wonderland et al.) on the bill we'll have a grand ole time.


New spring/summer dates announced

April 14th: We're putting together some shows in and around town, so have a look at our tour dates. Come and listen to some smokin' players we have lined up. [more]

Americana Mondays at Bar Fluxus

February 7th: We'll been playing a very cool residency for the month of February at a funky and tasteful new venue, Bar Fluxus, [more]

New studio for Okey Doke

October 6th: Although you may doubt it, we are working in fact hard here at Okey Doke, putting in a brand new studio at our new location in San Rafael! [more]

Blues Harp Women Show planned for San Francisco

March 4th: I am excited and honored to be included in this great 2-CD release of women harp players on Ruf Records. It's available on Amazon, "Blues Harp Women." A show is in the works for San Francisco, sometime in June it seems. We'll keep you updated. [more]

Special Birthday New Years' Day show

December 5th: Fri. Jan. 1 New Years' Day and also a big birthday for me, one with an "0" on the end. Come and have some fun at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. 7-10 PM Big ole band too. [more]

Berkeley House Concert at Poplar Playhouse Sat. Nov. 14

October 26th: We'll be performing at this lovely up-close venue with acoustic version of the band. Call or email Tom for details and tix:tommont45@gmailband, 510-697-4097 [more]

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival

October 10th: Roll your pumpkin cut lil on over to Kelley and Main Sat. Oct. 17 from 1:30 - 4:30. [more]

Zamora Moon Benefit Saturday, Sept. 26

September 18th: Block Party 1-7 pm at 19th@Collingwood and Diamond. I play at 1:50, also RonKat, Eric McFadden, George Johnson and more. $16. Food, drinks, face-painting, music. Please come and help this sweet child overcome the most deadly of childhood cancers, DIPG [more]

Headlining Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival

August 13th: Yes, Oct. 17 in participation with the Half Moon Bay Brewing Co., we will be headlining with full band all afternoon! [more]

New live dates up

May 27th: Wanna hear some live music? Got June dates up on our tour page. Some fun shows coming up and a couple of new venues. [more]

Ramble at the Empress

April 19th: Wednesday May 6, Empress Theater, Vallejo, 7 pm acoustic show. This venue is truly something special. [more]

Shows with Eric McFadden this week

March 31st: Our buddy Eric McFadden is in town and we're doing some playing together this week. Thursday 3/31, 6:30-8 we are playing the first show of the season at the super fun Picnic at the Presidio series, then Friday we'll be playing with Eric at 19 Broadway. [more]

Shows to the north, shows to the south

February 5th: Thursday Feb 12, 6-9 pm, Petaluma Music Festival Showcase at Aqus Cafe in Petaluma and Lucky Friday Feb.13 pre-Valentine show at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company. 7-9 pm [more]

New show announcement, Sat. Jan. 10 Hotel Utah

January 10th: We'll be supporting our buddy's cool new band, Fog Swamp, at the Hotel Utah Sat. Jan 10, 9 PM. Fine players! Come have a listen. $10 at the door. Also playing, Bitch Franklin. We go on first [more]

Last minute show this Friday at Presidio Yacht Club, Sausalito

January 9th: This Friday, Jan 9, full band featuring Marisa Martinez and Philbillie Milner. 8:30-11 PM so we can get home before GG Bridge closure. [more]

Happy Holidays to all my loved ones

December 20th: I'm sending out an unreleased track, "Beautiful Just as You Are" to all the lovely folk on my mailing list as a gift and token of my gratitude [more]

Keller Sisters CD Release

December 7th: We'll be playing a set supporting the Keller Sisters CD release party house concert. A few seats are still available. Contact for info. [more]

Playing with Eric McFadden for his Birthday Bash

November 29th: see tour page for more details [more]

This Friday Oct. 17--Official Far-West Showcase!

October 16th: Friday night, 7 PM! We're on.See Tour dates for deets. [more]

Subscribe to our new Jenny Kerr Pandora Radio Station

September 21st:

The new CD "Head of Fire" is now available on Pandora. There's even our own radio station.

Enjoy! [more]

Official Showcase at Far-West Folk Alliance

July 15th: New Flash! We are so excited to announce that we have been chosen as one of twelve official showcase acts for this year's Far-West Folk Alliance. The duo will be performing sometime between Oct. 16-19. More details soon on the way! [more]

Headliner with Banjo Babes at SF Free Folk Festival

June 12th: Last minute show on Sat. June 21, 5:40 on the Faith Petric Stage (main stage) with the Banjo Babes at the SF Free Folk Festival It's a totally cool festival at Presidio Middle School at 30th and Geary in SF. Everything from Jane Austen era dances to a Flash Mob Choir. [more]

Summer shows

May 21st: Come hang out with us this summer...just posted some new shows for May and June. xoxoox Jenny [more]

The New CD is HERE

January 18th: A lot of blood, sweat and tears, and here it is. With the title track produced by legendary Bill Bottrell (Sheryl Crow, Michael Jackson, Tom Petty) and a track that won 'Song of the Month' with BMI, we hope you will love this. We feel it's our best work yet... [more]

World debut of our first video!

November 5th: We are thrilled to announce the world debut of the very first official music video,
"Time is a Highway" from the new CD "Head of Fire." Help us make this video go viral... [more]

New Video From The Uptown Theater!

October 11th: New video of our performance of "When I Get Home" at the Uptown Theater in Napa opening for Dr. John on September 22, 2013. [more]

Jenny Kerr CD Release Party! Sat. Oct 19, 2013

October 7th: It's gonna be a special night with guest, Mark Karan(Ratdog, Bob Weir)! Featuring James Whiton on bass (Tom Waits). Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 PM at The Plough and the Stars, 116 Clement St. @2nd Ave., SF, CA [more]

Jenny and Philbillie Go Kickstarter!

August 20th: We've just launched our 35-day Kickstarter campaign to create a marketing budget for our new release, "Head of Fire." This is the best record we ever made, and we want to really get it out there to the world. With your contribution, we can make this happen.
Check it out at:

Opening for Dr. John

June 18th: We are thrilled to be opening for one of my all-time heroes, Dr. John, at the Uptown Theater in Napa, Saturday, Sept. 21, 8-8:30 PM. [more]

New management team

May 7th: Guess what? We couldn't be more pleased to welcome Billy Cohen and Colleen Kennedy over at Labyrynth Productions as our official management team. [more]

Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival

December 26th: We are honored to announce that we have been selected to perform at the 10th anniversary of this wonderful non-profit festival. It is held in Zihuatanejo, Mexico from March 3-10, 2013. [more]

"Blossom in the Dust" chosen by BMI Song of the Month

December 7th: Jenny just won the BMI Community Song Pick of the Month for December. It's "Blossom In The Dust" which she just finished up. You could have a listen for yourself here on soundcloud. [more]

Jenny Kerr featured on Hermonicas website

November 2nd:

A very cool website that focuses on women who play the harp is running an article I wrote about our recent tour in Maui. Lots of pix, too. [more]

Bill Bottrell track on upcoming CD

February 10th:

Philbillie and I have been working feverishly on the new CD, "The Good Life." We have some of the finest musicians in the Bay Area and beyond, and a special track produced by Bill Bottrell.


[more news]

Upcoming Gigs

Monday, June 26th: San Rafael, CA

[more tour info]