The Roe Family Singers are a Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly band from the Mississippi-headwaters community of Kirkwood Hollow, MN. Led by wife & husband Kim Roe (Best Female Vocalist, City Pages/Village Voice) and Quillan Roe (Accident Clearinghouse), the band blends characteristic old-time sound with rock & roll urgency and influence.




Star Tribune Profile
See the Roe Family Singers' Band Profile in the Star Tribune
Q&A With the AV Club
Catch Kim and Quillan's interview in the A.V. Club
Minnesota Public Radio
The Roe Family Singers were featured on The Local Show with Stacy Schwartz on June 12. Listen to their interview and performance here.
Plymouth Magazine
Catch Kim and Quillan's interview in Plymouth Magazine
Live Shows:

When permitted by the venue, the Roe Family Singers encourage audio and video recording of their shows. When you post your photos or recordings online, please tag them with the venue and band's name.

On the Air:

Catch the Roe Family Roundup each week on KFAI, radio without boundaries (90.3 FM Minneapolis; Monday mornings at 10:30)

Upcoming Shows:

Reviews & Awards:

  • 2012 Named "World's Best" at the 30th annual Battle of the Jug Bands
  • 2011 Recipients of the prestigious McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Performing Musicians
  • 2010 Named "World's Best" at the 28th annual Battle of the Jug Bands
  • 2006 City Pages (Village Voice) Best Female Vocalist, Kim Roe
  • "a surprisingly vibrant rendering of the old-time tradition" Kai Roberts, Americana UK
  • "blends old-time music with modern indie folk to make sparse, subtly beautiful music" Greg Grant, Radio Free Americana
  • "the Roe Family Singers are the new wave of old-time" City Pages