We are a Houston, Texas based family band playing what we call Texas roots music - a mix of Celtic, jug, bluegrass, old time country and folk music. We play original songs mixed with tunes by our favorite musicians including The Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, as well as jug versions of more recent pop tunes. The Traveling Murphys will warm your heart and set your toes to tapping with a high energy performance. The harmonies and arrangements are unique yet nostalgic and the level of musicianship will make you forget two of the four members aren't even old enough to drive. We have played festivals all over the region and were nominated for a Houston Press Music Award for Best Local Video in 2013. Our first album, Honeysuckle Dreams was released in autumn 2013. Spring 2016 we will be returning to the studio.
Sunday, March 25
Saturday, April 7
May 18, 19, 20
We are happy to play for your function and look forward to hearing from you.
Rosy, (age 17) sings, plays guitar and mandolin.
Lulu, (age 12) sings, plays percussion, washboard, fiddle and washtub bass.
Darcy sings harmonies, plays autoharp and penny whistle.
Kevin sings, plays banjo and harmonica.
Entertaining audiences throughout the land with a unique blend of Celtic, Old Time, Jug and Country music....
from our family to yours
Photo by Nick de la Torre