Grace Kuch is 12-year-old multi-instrumentalist from Fort Collins, Colorado. She began with piano at a young age and started playing bluegrass mandolin at age seven. After getting her first electric guitar at the end of 2013, she was called to the blues and has been totally immersed in it ever since. Pulling influences from the roots of blues down in the Delta up through modern legends in Chicago and beyond, she is exploring every corner of the blues genre to find her own style and niche.
She been on an incredible music pilgrimage, playing blues festivals and attending music camps across the country as well as playing regularly at local venues. In January of 2016, Kuch represented the state of Colorado at the at the International Blues Challenge Youth Showcase in Memphis, Tennessee. In 2015, she was nominated for the Colorado Blues Societyâs "Favorite Young Performer," and was named one of the "10 Blues Musicians Under the Age of 18 That You Need to Know" by Blues Scene Magazine. Her first blues EP was recorded at the Recordium in Fort Collins in May 2015.
She performs with a group of experience musicians in a traditional blues band arrangement. For Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, Kuch is joined by her friends Cody Landstrom, Kirk Petty, Fab Dolegowski and David Osborne.