Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin are an Ottawa based original roots blues/rock band. Gritty vocals and guitar and an “in your face” groove that doesn’t quit!
Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin was a semi-finalist at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, January 2019.
Wicked Grin’s latest album “Murder Creek,” released October 2018, has earned widespread industry acclaim and was a semi-finalist for the 2019 IBC Best Self-Produced CD Award.
Bassist Laura Greenberg has won two Maple Blues Awards for Bassist of the Year.
To the journey!

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    Leigh-Anne up for another Maple Blues AwardFor the second time bassist Leigh-Anne Stanton has been nominated for the Maple Blues Bass Player of the Year award. Big congratulations!
    Murder Creek released to rave revuesOur fourth disc - Murder Creek - has been released to worlwide airplay and rave reviews. We're very happy with it!
    Wicked Grin rocks the International Blues ChallengeWe had a blast in Memphis and advanced to the semi finals.
    Wicked Grin announces new bass player.Wicked Grin is happy to welcome two time Maple Blues Award winner Laura Greenberg to the band.