Half-Light is now available from New Orleans-based Americana singer/songwriter Kelcy Mae. The record marks her boldest foray yet into the rich tradition of pop music at its finest—energetic, smart and inventive. Expanding on her signature Americana style, the new album features infectious hooks and catchy melodies to accompany the poetic lyrics that are a Kelcy Mae calling card. 

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Kelcy Mae's Pride-filled Christmas Music Video Project 

Kelcy Mae has launched a new recording and music video project for the upcoming holiday season! We are seeking crowd-sourced media to include in the video, specifically from the LGBT/Queer community. Hear the story, find out more, and be a part of the video by visiting the Christmas Project page! Deadlines for submissions of personal photos and home video will be Friday, October 16, 2015. 

Kelcy Mae nominated in "Best of the Beat"  

Offbeat Magazine just announced the nominations for this year's Best of the Beat Awards, to be held on January 22. Visit their website to vote for your favorite New Orleans / Louisiana artists and albums. Kelcy Mae was nominated under Best Country/Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Best Country/Folk/Singer-Songwriter Album (for Half-Light), and Best Music Video (for "The Fire"). Find these categories on the ballot under numbers 26, 27, and 47. You can only vote once per computer, so vote when you're ready, now through January 9!


Tickets available now for Highway to the Danger-Free Zone: a Night of Music benefitting APEX Youth Center 

In an evening promoting community involvement, singer-songwriter and bandleader Kelcy Mae has assembled six New Orleans acts for a night of music, put on by the music community, to honor the hard work of Central City's APEX Youth Center. APEX Youth Center offers the city's youth a place to learn and grow in a safe environment. The multi-genre concert and benefit brings a diverse group of musicians and audiences together in an effort to reduce violence and create opportunities .

"Highway to the Danger-Free Zone" will feature music by:

The Honorable South
The Local Skank
Kelcy Mae Band
Micah McKee and Little Maker
Fo On The Flo w/ Slangston Hughes
Jonathan Brown 

APEX—Always Pursuing Excellence—is a non-profit, community-based youth center located in Central City. They offer local youth a safe space to laugh, learn, play and grow; while providing a meal, mentoring, tutoring, community service opportunities, recreation, and other structured activities.

Visit www.apexyouthcenter.org for more details on the organization and the work of those dedicated to building a brighter future for area youth.

Proceeds from the event benefit APEX Youth Center. Attendees can make donations to APEX Youth Center at the event, online via the APEX website (http://www.apexyouthcenter.org/index.php/support-apex-menu/apex-donation).

This is a smoke-free event for people ages 18+. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 
PURCHASE TICKETS: www.DangerFree.BrownPaperTickets.com

Kelcy Mae @ Music at The Mint 

The Kelcy Mae band recently performed at Louisiana State Museum's Old US Mint in New Orleans as part of the Music at the Mint music series. The performance was live-streamed on August, 8, 2014. If you missed the show or stream, you can view the full performance here

Fall Events Coming Soon 

What a great summer! Our tour up to Milwaukee's Summerfest was unforgettable. So was our performance at the French Market Creole Tomato Fest--if not only for how how blazing hot it was that day. We still had a blast. The band's in the process of lining up some fall festivals and shows, and we'll keep you posted! Thanks for supporting the music.