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July 2017--Brian is invited to perform at Kerrville Fall Festival on Labor Day Weekend;  Kalinec & Kj tour New Mexico and Colorado; Kalinec & Kj are named Alternate Showcase Artists at the 2017 Southwest Regional Folk Alliance to be held in Late September 2017. 

January 2017--Brian is finalist in South Florida Folk Festival; Kalinec & Kj begin work on their debut CD.

July 2016--Kalinec & Kj tour Colorado.

6-10-2016--Kalinec & Kj head northeast to New York and Pennsylvania for several shows.

5-19-2015--Brian joins Matt Harlan and Rachel Jones for a tour of Scotland.

3-28-2015--First BerkalinFest in Round Top, Texas featuring Curtis McMurtry, Brian, Libby Koch, Daniel Boling, Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus, Jeff Talmadge, Matt Harlan & Rachel Jones.

2-18-2015 "Kalinec & Kj" a new duo consisting of Brian Kalinec and Kj Reimensnyder-Wagner debut at the 2015 Folk Alliance International in Kansas City

9-13-2014--Brian performs on the legendary WFMT 98.7 Radio's Folkstage program hosted by Rich Warren

10-16-2013--Brian and Kevin Dooley kick off UK tour in Scotland at Edinburgh Folk Club.

8-28-2013--Brian named as a SW regional round finalist in this year's 12th Annual Mountain Stage NewSong Contest. 

 8-19-2013--Brian named as Suzi Wollenburg Folk DJ showcase artist at 2013 Northeast Regional Folk Alliance

8-17-2013--Brian named as official showcase artist at 2013 Southwest Regional Folk Alliance

8-3-2013 Brian's song "Nowhere at All" named finalist in the UK Songwriting Contest

4-17-2013--Review of Concert in Marmion Park featuring Matt Harlan, Brian Kalinec, and Don Sanders

1-18-2013 Brian's been nominated for the Texas Music Awards Singer-Songwriter of the Year.  To vote go to   

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12-21-2012 New interview by Kathy Sands-Boehmer on 

9-8-2012--Brian takes Second Place at CT Folk Festival Songwriting Competition in New Haven, CT

Brian's new CD The Fence -- Charts and Reviews

11-27-2012 "Uncle Joe" continues to move up on the Country Main Chart to #30 and is now #18 on the Country Top 30 Indie Chart...

10-30-2012 "Uncle Joe" debuted on the Country Main Chart at #38 and #2 in the number of increases in spins for the week. It also debuted at #23 on the Country Top 30 Indie Chart...

July 2012 Euro Americana Chart at #22

June 2012 Euro Americana Chart at #25

July 2012-October 2012 on the Roots Music Report Country Chart (broadcast or internet) 

May and July 2012 Folk DJ Chart

Several new reviews on "The Fence" in "Reviews" section

The Fence features a number of Brian's award winning songs, and appearances by Merel Bregante, Rankin Peters, Matt Harlan, Patterson Barrett, Connie Mims, Cathy-Anne McClintock, members of Two Bit Palomino-Bill Ward-Andi Renfree-Ren Renfree, B. Sterling Archer, Jeff Duncan, Allisong Smith, Jim Kam, Jeff Chambers, Carolyn Wallace and Sandy Buller.  It is co-produced by Brian Kalinec and Michael Mikulka, and recorded at Michael's Lucky Run Studios.