Jennifer Harrold

Guitar and Vocals

Jennifer Harrold moved from North Canton, Ohio to Austin, Texas in December 2016.  Influenced by Humbert Sumlin, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Janis Joplin she brings the blues into a new light for the the 21st century.  She's on a constant strive for raw and powerful tone; writing originals and re-writing obscure classics.  

"I need a tequilla and a cigarette, and I don't even smoke!" - fan at our last show.

Fun facts:  

  • At 5'8 (5'11in boots) she's the shortest member of the Tallest Band in Austin

  • JAH is her initials as well as an endearing nickname she sometimes goes by.

 

  • Jennifer attended Akron U and Kent State University for Fine Arts.

  • She only has 5 pairs of shoes - mostly Ariat cowboy boots

  • Jennifer has been playing guitar for 26 years.  We'll update this again in June when it becomes another year.

Craig Kierce

Bass and Vocals

Craig Kierce relocated from Brooklyn to Austin Texas in 2020. His energy, stage presence and incredible talent make him the perfect fit as a bassist, vocalist and song-writer.  A band-leader in his own right, Craig cites influences in a variey of genres from Indie Rock and New Wave to Blues.  

Fun facts: 

  • Craig is the second tallest in this band who boasts themselves "The Tallest Band in Austin"

  • Craig's symbol is the Lightning Bolt.  No one knows why.  If you find out, let us know.

  • Craig moved from Brooklyn, but is originally from Point Pleasant, New Jersey.  He graduated with a BFA in film-making in 2010.

  • Craig owns the second most amount of shoes in the band

  • Craig has frequently toured the US and Europe as a solo and with his own band. 

You can find his personally released music on Spotify as well as the link provided below.  

Kevin Parmley

Drums

Kevin Parmley moved from Seattle, Washington in early 2021.  He specializes in pop/rock, r&b, and funk genres.  His timely groove and enthusiasm adds the kind of flair needed to get y'all up out of your seats and onto the dancefloor.

Fun facts: 

  • Kevin is the tallest.  He's also the youngest.  But don't let that fool you.  

  • Kevin and Craig's stage-hats are nearly identical Stetsons; the only difference is color.

  • Kevin graduated from Washington State University in 2018 with a Bachelor's in Music focused in Music Business and Percussion Performance. 

  • If you were wondering who owns the most shoes, it's Kevin.  Or it might actually be Craig.  We'll have them count and update it.

  • Kevin is also a talented sound engineer!