SALLY AND THE HURTS
DEBUT ALBUM "WILD LIFE" AVAILABLE NOW!
Purchase the cd or digital downloads through the Sally and The Hurts website store.
The band is currently booking shows for Spring 2024 and beyond.
Songwriting workshops taught by Sally Vee are also available for booking.
Please email email@example.com for all booking inquiries.
ABOUT THE BAND
Sally and The Hurts is an Americana Roots trio from north central Kansas that brings award-winning original lyrics by Sally Vee, beautifully-crafted violin courtesy of Megan Hurt, and Jamie Lee's hauntingly melodic musical saw to the stage. Occasionally, an upright bass player will join the band for performances.
Sally and The Hurts performs regularly in venues and house concerts across western Kansas and eastern Missouri. The band also attends and performs on various campground stages during the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS where several of the Sally's songs have been chosen as category winners in the WVF New Songs Showcase over the years. They have also played music festivals such as Halfway To Everywhere, Owl Creek Jamboree, Kansas FidPick, and Smoky Hill River Fest, and have performed numerous Private Showcases at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, Montreal, and New Orleans.
The band's debut album "Wild Life" is sure to please with songs that have made their way into fans' hearts. The self-produced album houses fifteen original songs including feature tracks "Wild Life", "Sweet Tea and Marmalade", and "In the Grave".
Songwriter Sally Vee is a member of the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Touring Artists Roster and the Heartland Song Network as well as the Curator for Thursday Night Under The Lights which is a showcase of campground bands that takes place the third Thursday in September when the Walnut Valley Festival is in full swing. Sally is also the current Artist-In-Residence with 501(c)(3) nonprofit Friends of Chakchiuma Swamp in Grenada, Mississippi. To check out additional projects and performances by Sally, please visit www.sallyvee.com for more information.
Sally Vee- songwriter, vocals, guitar
Megan Hurt- vocals, violin
Jamie Lee- vocals, musical saw
Saturday November 11th, 2023 - Kirby's -Wichita, KS - 6:00pm
Friday December 1st, 2023 - Replay - Lawrence, KS - 6pm Opening for Jubilee Mystics
Saturday April 20th, 2024 - Owl Creek Jamboree - Humboldt, KS - Time TBA
Saturday June 22nd, 2024 - Dolly Parton Imagination Library - Lawrence, KS - 7pm
Saturday July 13th, 2024 - Private Event - Manchester, OK
Thursday September 19th - Sunday September 22nd, 2024 - Walnut Valley Festival Campground Stages
Would you like Sally and The Hurts to perform a house concert for you and your friends?
Maybe you're looking for live music for your festival, venue, or town celebrations.
Get in touch with the band to see if they are available!
The band is currently accepting bookings for Spring 2024 and beyond.
To book Sally and The Hurts, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with your contact information and preferred date/time of booking.
"We hosted Sally and The Hurts for a second time last
Saturday evening for an outdoor concert. The charisma, stage presence,
melodies, lyrics and unparalled musicianship illustrate why they draw
such a large loyal following to their performances.
The natural connectedness amongst the band members
takes their music to a higher level.
We're ready to have another show!!"
- Steve and Jean Spikes -
Spikes Mic Garage Band Series
"This is a group of musicians who have a reputation of
creating sublime music mixed with humor and grace.
Excellent songwriting with superb delivery.
Many of you have been to their events and
recognize the irresistible draw to go out and experience
"whatever the hell that golden feeling is" over and over again...
magic at it's finest."
- Byron James -
Studio 901 House Concert Series
"David Olney quality..."
- Rich Warren -
2017 Folk DJ Hall of Fame Inductee / 2008 Folk Alliance DJ of the Year
"Sally and The Hurts- well they certainly don't hurt the ears or the heart!
Smart, original music with all the good feels- a perfect recipe!"
- Scott Stanton -
River Trade Radio 90.1 FM
"Very Mickey Newbury!"
- Tom Paxton -
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winner / American Folk Singer-Songwriter
"If you are brave enough to wander just a little off the path and
experience folk music in its purest form,
spend a musical evening with Sally and The Hurts.
This group weaves creative lyrics that allow you in, ask you to stay,
and leave you with an experience that makes you feel
you have truly shared that moment with them.
The eclectic voicing of guitar, violin, and saw provide a backdrop
that is haunting and uncluttered. The lyrical depth provides a space to live
if only for a short while, and the combination of simplicity
and compelling content has left many of their songs in my head for days.
Whether they are making you laugh, cry, or feel emboldened,
they will affect you in a way that lasts."
- Tony Ridder -
"... music with agency, passion, and humanity that's perfect for the instrumentation...
Funny, compassionate, and wistful lyrics in harmony
alternate with captivating fiddle and saw solos.
Jamie Lee’s saw drifts above the guitar and fiddle,
simultaneously warm and mysterious.
Hurt's expressive fiddling feels like
youthful experiments that never go wrong.
Banter-filled performances are so relaxed
you'll feel like you're at a jam session with close friends."
- Carol Sevin -