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Kendra McKinley

Rank #19 US Santa Cruz, CA Singer Songwriter

50% of sales go to the charity World Vision.

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Sounds Like: Joni Mitchell, Joanna Newsom, Nick Drake

Label: unsigned

Bio: Santa Cruz, Calif. singer/songwriter Kendra McKinley combines exotic chord progressions with intricate guitar-picking, luring in a wide range of listeners. Kendra, 22, also specializes in creating refreshingly complex harmonies on a loop pedal, layering her extensive vocal range that can bring th... See Full Bio

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"With a mesmerizing voice that floats somewhere between Amy Winehouse and Zooey Deschanel, the 21-year-old songbird is like a She without a Him. Add an acoustic guitar and looping effects to the mix, and her vibrato really soars. This is one rising star you don’t want to miss."
— DNA, Goodtimes
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  • Chestnut Street Released on Dec 2, 2012


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    Jan 16

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Doc's Lab
    San Francisco, CA, US
    Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:00pm
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    Jan 31

    San Francisco, CA, US | 7:00pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:00pm


    History in the making! For the first time ever, all musicians in every band will be female! Rainbow Girls is proud to present ladies' night at the Fillmore with 4 other all-lady groups from the bay area: The SHE's, T Sisters, Kendra McKinley, and -celebrating their 10th anniversary as a band- The Hot Toddies!

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Q: Hi Kendra--great voice! I'm producing a video, with Dayan Kai, Matt Conable and others, presenting sustainable alternatives to desal. Interested in participating?
A: Thank you kindly! Could you elaborate a bit more about this video? What you'd like me to do/when you want to do it/what the pay is? Thank you, Kendra

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Sun Sep 09 2012


  • Song Plays 532 +1

  • Video Plays 55

  • Total Fans 1,064

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  • Facebook Likes 1,009

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