Lori King and Junction 63 is an award winning band based out of Southern Iowa and Missouri. Lori and Joe King are no strangers to the Bluegrass Stage. Both performed with the long running group Bluegrass Addiction and began building fans and friends very quickly. This band plans to focus on more original material, in addition to the songs their audiences have grown to love.
Lori King and Junction 63 debuted their new group at the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa 2nd Annual Des Moines Area Festival in February 2014.
The band consists of Lori King on Upright Bass and singing Lead and Harmony Vocals. On guitar, band partner and husband Joe King also singing Lead and Harmony Vocals. Joe and Lori reside in Drakesville, IA and have been performing on stage for over 20 years.
Kevin Amburgey lives in Ashland, MO. He recently moved from Kentucky with his wife and kids to start a Baptist Church and is a stellar mandolinist, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. He sings Lead and Harmony Vocals with the group.
Mark Hargrove lives in Ames, Iowa and will be joining the group on the banjo and harmony vocals. Mark is a multi-instrumentalist and brings a new traditional sound to the band.
Lori and the guys are looking forward to this new venture and are currently booking dates for 2017 and 2018. See our bio page for complete bios on the band!!
Lori King & Junction 63 received 10 nominations for the 2017 SPBGMA Midwest Awards. They came home with awards!!
Vocal Band of the Year
Joe- Guitar Player of the Year
Kevin- Mandolin Player of the Year