Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Winner, 2019 Local Roots NW Songwriting Contest, Portland, OR:
Dark Horse Bar and Grill (K.Grainger)

Winner, 2018 Wildflower Arts & Music Festival Performing Songwriter Contest, Richardson, Texas: One-Way Ticket (K. Grainger), Ratio of Angels to Demons (K. Grainger)

Album debuted at #1 on national folk music charts, January 2018: Open Road Broken Heart

Soundtrack, The Danish Boy, 2018: Birds Like Me (K. Grainger)

2016 MerleFest songwriting competition (2nd place/folk), Doris Dean (K. Grainger)

2015 IMEA Folk Song of the Year: Be Here Now (K. Grainger)

7th most-aired folk album in 2014 (Elsebound), Roots Music Report

Finalist, 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival songwriting contest: Doris Dean (K. Grainger)

Winner, 2010 Wintergrass song contest: Hard Place to Suffer and That Really Gets Me Down (K. Grainger, D. Wetzel)

Finalist, 2008 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk songwriting contest: Limbo (D. Wetzel/K. Grainger), Doris Dean (K. Grainger)