Award winning country music artist Kristi Kalyn grew up the daughter of a Texas Country Singer. Kristi began performing on stage at the age of two when she grabbed on to her dad’s leg and belted out the Bob Wills song “Roly Poly” all while being live on the Radio with Bob Wills himself! This sparked a long and prosperous career in country music.
Kristi has performed with and/or opened for many of Country Music’s top stars including: Mark Chesnutt, The Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson, Eddie Raven, Martina McBride, Gary Stewart, Patty Loveless, Joe Stampley, Moe Bandy, Tanya Tucker, Johnny Duncan, Hank Thompson, Kitty Wells, Ray Price, Mel Tillis, Johnny Bush, Gene Watson and many more.
Kristi has received numerous awards throughout her career. Including being inducted in to The CMA Of Texas Hall of Fame in 2013.
Kristi’s freshman album “New Kind Of Cowgirl” and the single / video “Guess Who’s Back In Town”, bolted Kalyn to the top of the Texas Country Music scene and landed her performances at many top venues throughout the US and Europe.
Kristi has recorded demos such as “Barney The Dinosaur” at the Movie Studio’s at Los Colinas, TX and jingle sessions at Dallas Audio. She has many TV appearances under her belt along with casting calls for the made for TV Movies “Dallas-War of The Ewing’s” and “Holiday in Your Heart”, based on LeAnn Rimes rise to stardom.
Kalyn became an International entertainer when she was selected to perform in Caracas, Venezuela for a Pro-Bull Riding and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event. Kristi and her band “Taste Of Texas” were also asked to perform in Panama for The United States Embassy during the American Airlines celebration of their inaugural flight from DFW International Airport to Panama City, Panama. Kristi has toured Europe with the King of Rockabilly, Mac Curtis as well.
Kristi has performed for fortune 500 corporations as well as at dancehalls and night clubs across the country. Kristi has also been a regular performer of the National Anthem at “The Ballpark in Arlington” for The Texas Rangers , “Texas Motor Speedway” in Fort Worth for NASCAR Races in 2008 and 2009, “Lonestar Park” in Grand Prairie, TX”, “The National Cutting Horse Association”, “The United States Team Penning Association” and “The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo”.
Kristi returned to Nashville in 2010 where she co-wrote several songs with her partners Lance Wing, Steve Batts and Katy Keenie for her second album “It’s Not Over”. Kalyn is very proud of this album produced by Ron Stafford and Greg White. It has received airplay across the US and Europe.
Kristi performed with members of The Cherokee Cowboys in 2019 & 2020 “A Tribute to Ray Price” playing music halls in Texas.
Kristi’s is scheduled to perform for 2021 in Nashville, Austin, San Angelo Cowboy Gathering, The Terry Awards in Branson and more
Plans for a new album in 2021 are in the works.
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