August 02, 2017-02:56PM
San Diego, CA—August 2017… A musician named Harmoni is sort of like a baseball player named Homer: It’s a great name if you can live up to it. Bass ace and vocalist Harmoni Kelley proved she could do that long ago, earning accolades as a session and touring player in Austin and Nashville before her recent move to Southern California.
Kelley was named Bassist of the Year at the 2009-2010 Austin Music Awards, and she just keeps getting better. In 2015, country superstar Kenny Chesney tapped the hard-rocking yet versatile Kelley to carry the bottom end in his band, praising her melodic sense and rhythmic drive in a July 2015 Rolling Stone interview.