Kim Carson, “The Honky Tonk Queen of New Orleans”.
Kim Carson, was born in Oklahoma, raised in Texas and lives in New Orleans. She has a lot of influences in her brand of Louisiana Tonkabilly music including Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Ray Price.
Kim performs her original songs with some Classic Twang. Kim Carson is surely a “one of a kind artist” and has been named “Best Country Artist” by the readers of the OffBeat Magazine eight times. She has performed 23 times at the most prestigious “Jazz Heritage Festival” in New Orleans and is a regular performer at the French Quarter Festival and many festivals across the south.
Kim and her band The Real Deal” play Roadhouse and Honky Tonks from Luckenbach, Texas to the Florida panhandle. Kim is also an Ambassador of the New Orleans music scene touring Europe since 2000 with her band, headlining festivals and Music Clubs across Europe in Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Italy, Ireland and England.
After building a name for herself as the undisputed “Queen of Louisiana Honky Tonk Music” she has distinguished herself as a formidable Country & Honky Tonk Songwriter. Kim Carson has released 13 albums to date available on iTunes and cdbaby, Pandora and Spotify. Her soon to be released cd, “Open Up the Honky Tonks”, was recorded with Texas Pedal Steel legend and producer, Tommy Detamore, and will be released in 2023.
PBSF Performance Schedule:
THU OCT 5 – 8:00pm * Flounders Chowder House
FRI OCT 6- 7:00pm * Bamboo Willies
SAT OCT 7 – 7:30pm * Goat Lips Chew & Brew