”Defying labels, but demanding the attention of even the most casual listener”


New Live Album about to be Released


Unshackle Me is Key's latest release and, as it should be, is his best live album to date. It was recorded live out on the deck of the Mineshaft Tavern in Madrid, NM.


"I've seen a lot of players, but Key is the Real Thing." - Junior Wells.

Key opened for Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, after which

Junior and Key shared a bottle of gin. 


Madrid, New Mexico is located on the Turquoise Trail. As of the year 2000, it has a population of 149 people.

Thanks to all the fans here, there, and everywhere!

Key Frances Don't Fear The Fire

Recorded at the Mineshaft Tavern, Madrid, New Mexico

Ways to get the Music


Band Camp

Select Songs From Various Albums


CD Baby

Check out Key's Previous' Releases


You Tube - Coming Soon

Soon to be linked to

If you wanna be in the loop, sign up...

We won't bombard you with emails...

Key Frances Live at The Mine Shaft 2018

 Key out on the deck at the Mineshaft Tavern,  Madrid, New Mexico

Thank you

Cover Photo for Unshackle Me album by Diego Rivera.
Other photographs by Elizabeth Pilar, Judy Steele, Reid and Keith Langerman.  

Soul Detroit t-shirt by Zana is available online at www.spectaclesdetroit.com

Contact key

Key Frances