Kevin Russell is the frontman and multi-instrumentalist of the award-winning Austin-based 8-piece Swamp-Pop-Soul supergroup, Shinyribs, and former member of the cult-favorite, The Gourds. A Beaumont, Texas native, Russell is a natural observer and wordsmith – drawing from the Gulf Coast hotbeds of roots music to craft his clever songwriting and on-stage antics to create an ethereal entertainment experience.