Brand New Key


End of the Story is a knee slapping, toe tapping fun listen with great songwriting and great harmonies. Jack and Amy’s voices blend beautifully and nestle comfortably in nice, simple arrangements that are interspersed with interesting instrumentals. Personal favorites are the title track End of the Story, Little Reminders, Possum Trot Lottery and Recovery. Do yourself a favor and put this CD on your playlist.
— Dan Hardick, Musician/Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX
I was just saying to my friends that I needed some more Bluegrass in my life. Well, I just finished listening to the debut album from this Austin band called Brand New Key. It’s refreshingly catchy and bright. The lyrics are beautiful and the singing is lovely. I hope to catch a live show of theirs soon!
— Nakia, Musician, Austin, TX
Really cool that Brand New Key’s latest recording, ‘End Of The Story,’ captures the spirit of their live shows with original tunes that are fun and infectious!
— Eddie Collins, Bluegrass Musician, Austin, TX
Brand New Key - One of my favorite Local bands in Austin ....Positive, Fun, Accomplished Musicians who don’t take themselves too seriously but serious enough to get your legs moving and your hands clapping... They have a loyal following of fans who show up at every gig and turn it into a big fun loving party. I highly recommend checking out BNK for the music and the energy they create with their fans.
— Ethan Azarian, Musician/Artist/Muralist, Austin, TX
Brand New Key’s album, ‘End of the Story’, is original and interesting.  Great lyrics like, “it was one of those accidents I think I engineered”, show up all over the place and kept me listening for the next little gem.  I kept finding it.
— Amy Cook, Musician, Austin, TX

Interested in Hiring Us to play your Event?

Brand New Key would love to play your party, wedding, event, farmstead, benefit, conference, reception - anything!
We’ve done it all.

Our Rates
$250/hour. We can play up to 2 hours max of material (2 hours includes a 15 minute break). If you need our sets to be family friendly, we can handle that with no problem! Heck yeah! 

For an additional $100, we’ll bring/set-up/break-down our own sound PA rig. Just think: you don’t have to worry about renting or hiring sound people or sweating it out with all the heavy lifting; we've got you covered. We’ll even DJ during band breaks. We only need one working electrical outlet and an extension cord (as needed).

What About Non-Profits/Benefits?
We also love playing your benefits! If you're in need of great music for your cause, please do drop us a line to see if we're available and/or simpatico with your cause/event.

What We Expect From Our Hosts
Meet us/Greet us/Tell us where to set up. We are timely folks who will arrive exactly when you say. We just need to know which bathrooms to use, where you've cleared a space for us, and when to start. Drinks/Food available for us? Great! If not, we can happily take care of ourselves and bring what we need.

Thank you for considering Brand New Key for your event!

For more information, drop us a line at:

Set List Sample

We play a variety of Bluegrass and Americana covers and originals.


Something to Love, Jason Isbell
Silver Linings, Carl Anderson
Galway Girl, Steve Earle
Beaumont Rag, Traditional
On and On, Dead Horses
I’ve Just Seen a Face, Beatles
Tear Stained Eye, Jay Farrar
Clinch Mountain Backstep, Traditional
Gold Rush, Bill Monroe, Byron Berline
Red Clay Halo, Gillian Welch
Foggy Mountain Top, Traditional
Long Ride Home, Patty Griffin
Mama Tried, Merle Haggard
Kick Drum Heart, Avett Brothers
All My Little Words, Magnetic Fields
I Can't Love You Anymore, Lyle Lovett


I Get By (Country)
Possum Trot Lottery (instrumental)
Hinterlands (instrumental)
Long Journey (Country - 2 steppin)
Animas (Country waltz)
The Lost Track of Time (instrumental)
Recovery (Bluegrass)
The End of the Story (Americana)
Gaslight (Country)
Snake Charmer (Bluegrass)
Little Reminders (Americana)
No Secret Code (Americana)
Liars and Thieves (Americana)
Ballad Mountain (Bluegrass)