Press

Muses master challenges, weave musical magic…

“Anyone who’s a follower of the local music scene can’t help but notice the women who grace the stage either as soloists or alongside the guys. Female musicians in the Golden Isles run the gamut of styles from country and Americana to rock ‘n’ roll, blues and pop. Coastal Illustrated visited with four of them, who work tirelessly to provide their audiences with great entertainment. ” -Mary Starr, Coastal Illustrated (Click HERE for complete article)

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Soul baring CD tells of life’s inspirations and struggles…

Like most people, Kellie Parr wears many hats, but her two most important roles are those of mom and musician. In fact, those are the two driving forces behind her newest CD, ‘Best I Can’.” -Mary Starr, Coastal Illustrated (Click HERE for complete article)

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“Bringing to mind the acoustic resurgence of the late 1980s and early 1990s, singer-songwriter Kellie Parr combines heart-on-her-sleeve raw, confessional lyrics with no frills earthy folk rock in a winning combo that has garnered her a faithful following both locally and regionally. -Cyle Lewis, Golden Isles Magazine (Click HERE for complete article)

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“In the tradition of troubadours before her, Parr not only sings about love and loss, but speaks out musically on issues that are important to her, particularly the environment and social justice. It seems she was destined to do exactly what she’s doing.” – Mary Starr, Coastal Illustrated (Click HERE for complete article)

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“For Kellie, writing is like breathing…(referring to the new CD ‘Wish’) I call it ten songs from her heart” – Meredith Millen Deal, Paisley Magazine (click HERE for complete article)

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“Kellie is very appealing on-stage. She’s really good at engaging the audience. She’s obviously having a good time in front of the lights and she pulls everyone in with her enthusiasm.”
~Stanley Booth, Jr., music author
(from liner notes of HaynesParr album “New World”)

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“Parr offers unapologetic honesty and rawness of emotion in her lyrics… Her vocals and straightforward songs are reminiscent of Shawn Colvin.”
~Teresa Stepzinksi, Florida Times Union

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“I particularly like Parr’s ‘Imaginary Friend’ about the perfect man, who apparently doesn’t exist. …the best (cover song) is Parr’s version of ‘Can’t Let Go’ by Randall Weeks. Kel absolutely makes this her own.”
~Matt Permar, The Islander
(from review of Haynes Parr album “New World”)