Kevin Russell of The Rhythm Rangers & THE WESTERN SWING CARAVAN
Motor City born and raised, Kevin Russell has mastered a unique blend of Rock, Blues, and Soul that Russell calls “a Motor City thing!”
Kevin’s critically acclaimed, solo acoustic album, Stripped, was recorded live at San Francisco’s premier Blues club, Biscuits and Blues, and has been a hit with his fans.
A contemporary artist known in musical circles and by fans worldwide, Kevin Russell’s a provocative player with his daring spirit always apparent. Longtime friends, artists, and fans all seem to share a common view of Kevin’s work—you can feel his heartbreaks, struggles, and triumphs when he plays and sings with his endless passion, connecting us all to the music.
Born and raised in the Motor City, Kevin Russell formed the now-classic Rock band, 707, and toured throughout the 80s, scoring radio hits, “I Could Be Good for You” and “Mega Force.” Russell then joined forces with Bill Kreutzmann and Brent Mydland of the Grateful Dead to form the band Kokomo. Throughout his career, he’s shared the stage with Joe Walsh, Ringo Starr, Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and many more.