Country/Christian, Singer/Songwriter, Kristina Craig and her Band,
weaves together the best of Country and Christian music.
The Band has garnered several prestigious honors that prove their appeal across both genres. Including ICM 2014 “Vocal Group of the Year” as well as their “I’m a Rock” and “To Say Goodbye” releases, which climbed to number 1 on the Inspirational Music Charts, with radio play nationwide. Kristina Craig and Exit 148 has multiple Top 10 nominations in Inspirational Country Music, such as, Inspirational Song of the Year, Female Vocalist, Entertainer, Vocal Group/Duo, New Artist, Music Evangelist, and more.
Originally from a small town in the Sandhills of Western Nebraska, becoming a finalist on the 2007 ABC PrimeTime Special “Six Degrees of Martina McBride” and winning the “People’s Choice” for her performance at the Wild Horse Saloon, led Kristina to Christian and Country music mecca, Nashville, TN. In 2010, Kristina formed her Band, The Kristina Craig Band, now known as Kristina Craig and Exit 148, comprised of some of Nashville’s most elite musicians. In November 2012, The band released their all-original album, entitled “Angel with Tattoos”, a 12 song CD, combining wholesome country music with a positive message.
The sounds of this album vary from soothing country, with a hint of blues, to fun up-tempo beats with a touch of rock.
The Band crosses generational lines as well, with a show that delivers traditional country music and contemporary radio hits; as well as reaching those from Churches to rodeos, fairs and festivals. They have played along side incredible artists at venues like the Country Stampede, and Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, just to name a few. The band is about to release a brand new EP due out in the Summer of 2016 and are currently booking their 2016 summer tour.
The hallmark of Kristina Craig and Exit 148 is their ability to create an energetic and fun filled experience, and simultaneously a personal and intimate one. The Band is purposeful with their influence, being endorsed by Last Call 4 Grace Ministries as well as being involved with the local women and children’s shelter. Their desire for every show is for people to walk away changed, set free from sickness and iniquities, as well as broken hearts restored through the power of Jesus Christ. Their main goal in each concert is to emphasize breaking the cycles of abuse and addiction. They are a band with a mission beyond sharing and selling uplifting songs, but even more, uplifting souls.
Kristina will be performing during Follow the Rails Art Trail at the Knight Museum in Alliance during the reception on October 13th. This event is open to the public. Please RSVP at the Knight Museum. Tickets are $12.