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Rootstime Gives on.ward a Big Thumbs Up

You know what’s more fun to read than a good review of your new record?  I’ll tell you, a review that has to go through the Google translator in order to read it!  Yes, the syntax is a bit wonky, … Continue reading

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I’m on Twitter!

Follow me….I won’t lead you astray https://twitter.com/LeslieKrafka

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I wanted to save it for posterity, just in case I never make it onto a music chart again.  Here it is in all it’s glory…on·ward debuting at #43.   Thrilling! The Roots Music Report’s Weekly Top 50 Americana Country Album … Continue reading

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Help Me Raise $300 for OYOU

Dreams are wonderful things. We have all dreamed of something…something we want to accomplish; something we want to share; creating something bigger than ourselves that we can pass down to a future generation. Some dreams are big and some are … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Presses – Richard Skanse Editor of Lone Star Music Magazine Reviews on·ward

Houston’s Leslie Krafka is proof that it’s never too late to find your true calling. A few short years ago, she attended a songwriting workshop taught by Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines — not to further hone her craft or … Continue reading

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on·ward Release at Anderson Fair Gets Kudos by Edge with Houston Music Review

Leslie Krafka – Anderson Fair – Houston, TX Written by Eddie Ferranti May 03, 2014 at 08:00 PM Many times in my busy musical life, I get something shot at me out of the blue. One of those instances was … Continue reading

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My Cover of Drunken Poet’s Dream On Alternate Root’s Top Ten

That’s Top Ten Songs of the Week…and an honor indeed.  Yes, fueled by her craving for mescaline and a need to rhyme it with gasoline….I was affected by this woman from the first moment I heard the song.  I knew … Continue reading

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Houston Press Rocks Off 200

What a pleasant surprise to have William Michael Smith feature me in the the Houston Press Rocks Off 200.  Very cool…indeed. http://blogs.houstonpress.com/rocks/2014/05/the_rocks_off_200_leslie_krafk.php

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on.ward Review by Sun 209 Americana Music News

REVIEW: LESLIE KRAFKA’S “ON.WARD.” POSTED ON APR 24, 2014 IN AMERICANA MUSIC, NEW RELEASES, REVIEWS by Paul T. Mueller      For a testament to the respect Leslie Krafka has already earned in Texas music circles, check the credits on her second album, on•ward. The Houston-based … Continue reading

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Jim Beal Jr., Journalist and DJ, reviews the new CD on·ward

Don’t try to predict what direction singer and songwriter Leslie Krafka is going to head. If you do, you’ll just embarrass yourself. With her new album, “on.ward,” Krafka mixes tough and tender with a heavy dose of audacity. She does … Continue reading

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