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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    Available at CD Baby and iTunes

    Many thanks to the City of Ottawa

    Up Coming Shows

    • May 17, 2024 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin Trio in Stocton-on-tees at Blues At The Bay
    • May 18, 2024 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin Trio in Glascow at Howlin’ Wolf
    • May 19, 2024 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin Trio in Edinburgh at Bannerman’s

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    Rainbow - Nov 4 - kicking off the Rainbow's 38th Anniversary Blues Series.