McKrells, The


  • From Saratoga Springs, New York.
  • Founded by guitarist and vocalist Kevin McKrell (formerly with Donnybrook Fair).
  • A regional band, they blended Irish/Celtic music with bluegrass/newgrass.
  • 1996, won the band contest at the Winterhawk Bluegrass Festival.
  • They performed regularly at the Night Eagle Café in Oxford, New York.
  • They played Carnegie Hall and opened for major touring bands suchas Lonestar. They also toured Ireland.
  • 2005, broke up for good.