Slowly Grace is a 5-piece band out of Austin, TX. Fronted by singer/songwriter, Mari, the band lays down a timeless mix of genre-busting tunes that spotlights their strong sense of style, composition, and musicianship. Anchored by a thunderous rhythm section their hook-filled music is loaded with blistering guitar lines, peppered with lush keyboard stabs that lay the foundation for Mari's soaring vocal stylings and soulful lyrics.
Slowly Grace is:
Mari - vocals/percussion
Mike Barfield - keyboards
Bobby Solis - guitar
Chris Happel - bass
Victor Solis - drums
Their self-titled album, Slowly Grace, was released in December 2015 featuring music from across the musical spectrum. This is head-phone music. Their musicality and songwriting chops are evident from the first note; from straight ahead rock to psychedelic grooves to R&B infused funk this album delivers in spades. Currently the band is working up new material for a second album to be recorded fall of 2017. Slowly Grace is a band whose time has come.
Slowly Grace has been selected to play the Old Pecan St. Festival on May 6, 2018 on the Trinity Stage from 12 - 12:50. This will be Slowly Grace's debut to the festival and the band is really excited to have been selected. The band will be showcasing their new album due in June 2018. Stay tuned for more news!
Slowly Grace headlines the 9th Annual SND Rocks fundraiser
On Saturday May 6th, 2017, Slowly Grace was the headlining act for the 9th Annual SND Rocks Benefit concert at the Oasis Texas Brewery on Lake Travis in Austin TX. Over a 150 people were attended and the benefit garnered over $8,500 for the cause.
Slowly Grace Live - The Sahara Lounge
Slowly Grace makes their debut at the Sahara Lounge on February 19th opening for Cowboy Irie. Slowly Grace delivers their genre busting compostions with power and grace...tight arrangements, top-notch musicianship, and gorgeous vocals are the hallmark of this up and coming band. Slowly Grace is a must see concert. No cover, see you there.
Slowly Grace Live at the W XYZ Bar in San Antonio
Slowly Grace brings their live show to San Antonio, Tx at the W XYZ Bar at the Aloft Hotel 838 Northwest Loop 410 from 7pm - 9pm. Slowly Grace delivers their genre busting compostions with power and grace...tight arrangements, top-notch musicianship, and gorgeous vocals are the hallmark of this up and coming band. Slowly Grace is a must see concert. No cover, see you there.
Slowly Grace Live at Sancho's Cocina y Cantina
Slowly Grace brings their genre busting show to San Antonio at Sancho's Laredo Night and Halloween Party. Slowly Grace takes the stage at 9:00 on the patio stage with special guests NP3 going on at 11 on the main stage. Bring your costumes and get ready to party all night long.
Slowly Grace Live at Kick Butt Coffee Music & Booze
Slowly Grace is headlining Laredo Nite 3 at Kick Butt Coffee Music & Booze! Show kicksoff at 8:00 with The Rockville Blues Band followed by Cole Fried Fish at 9:30. Slowly Grace will take the stage at 11:00. Slowly Grace delivers an eclectic blend of music touching on a variety of musical influences and styles with power and grace. A must see for anyone who calls themselves a music fan.
Slowly Grace Live at Carousel Lounge
Slowly Grace performs live at the Carousel Lounge this Friday night, July 15th, 2016 from 7p - 9p. Two hours of original music blending rock/funk/blues with power and grace. $5 admission, must be 18 to attend. CD's available for $10. See you there!
Slowly Grace Live at XYZ Bar
Slowly Grace plays live in San Antonio at the XYZ Bar at the Aloft Hotel in San Antonio. Show from 7pm to 9pm $5 cover.
Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Help Our Wounded
Slowly Grace will play at the HOW Charity Golf Tournament Dinner at the Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club on June 13, 2016. The event benefits Help Our Wounded (HOW) organization in support of seriously injured service members and their caregivers. The event kicks off on Sunday June 12 with dinner, an auction, and the music of Radney Foster. On Monday the golf tournament starts at 9am and ends with an after party featuring Slowly Grace from 1p - 3p. Go to www.helpourwounded.org for tickets and more details.
Slowly Grace members Mari and Bobby Solis are the featured guests on Tha1Radio interview on Monday May 30th at 12:00 to talk about the making of the CD and the future of the band. Stay tuned!
Slowly Grace Live at Carousel Lounge
Slowly Grace will perform songs from their debut album at the Carousel Lounge 1110 E. 52nd St. on May 20, 2016 from 7p - 9p. $5 cover; must be 21
Slowly Grace Live at SND Rocks Fundraiser
Slowly Grace will perform live at the SND Rocks Fundraiser to benefit the Special Needs Dept. of the Texas School for the Deaf. Show starts at 5:00p, Slowly Grace will hit the stage at 7:00 for an hour long set of our tunes from our self-titled album.
Slowly Grace would like to welcome Victor Solis to the band. Victor will take over the role of drummer with the departure of Bob Murray. As a founding member who helped develop many of the songs on our debut record Victor's transtion back in to the band has been smooth and seamless. We are looking forward to Victor driving the Slowly Grace engine.
Slowly Grace Live at Darwin's Pub
Slowly Grace plays live at Darwin's Pub 6th and San Jacinto on April 1, 2016. Show starts at 11:00pm and goes until 1:00AM. No cover!
Slowly Grace Record Release Party
Slowly Grace will be holding their Record Release Party on February 13, 2016 at The Clive Bar at 609 Davis St. in the Rainey Street District. Slowly Grace goes on at 10:00 with special guests Pachanga starting the show at 8:00. No cover.
Slowly Grace releases 1st album
Slowly Grace released their self-titled album on December 18, 2015. The album is available online at all major music streaming sites; iTunes, Spotify, BandCamp, Reverbnation, and Google Play to name a few. Hard disc CD's will be available at the shows. We are in the works to get the album available at local music stores. Stay tuned.
Slowly Grace completes self-titled album
Slowly Grace completed the mastering of their self-titled album on October 18, 2015 at Parrot Tracks studio.
Slowly Grace Recording at Parrot Tracks Studio
Slowly Grace began recording session at Parrot Tracks Recording Studio to lay down basic tracks for upcoming album. Basic tracks were laid down on July 18 & 19, 2015.