Polly O'Keary

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Polly O’Keary's eclectic blues style reflects her colorful history. She grew up in a log cabin with no electricity or plumbing and began her music career a teen working bars in Mexico. At 19 she had a husband in prison and an 8th grade education. Twenty years later, she was a bassist for touring blues bands, playing a total of four continents, was one of the Pacific Northwest’s most highly awarded blues artists, and was working toward a Ph.D.

Polly O'Keary, award-winning and world-touring bass player, vocalist and songwriter, is back in the northwest with a new album titled Compass.Polly has had a long career in blues, and brings 25 years of experience to the stage.

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