Based out of Nashville, TN, Magnolia Wind is Chris Butler and Kristen Brassel Butler, an Americana Duo. Kristen, a Mississippi native, has been awarded the Mississippi 2015 Country Artist of the Year, and Best Original Song, as well as being a notable songwriter in Nashville, TN. Chris, hailing from the bluegrass state of Kentucky, has made way as a sought after Guitarist in Nashville, touring as support for artists and bands such as Brantley Gilbert, Lee Brice, A Thousand Horses and many others, as well countless studio sessions that you hear on radio today.
As a Husband and Wife duo, they create music that combines Country, Folk, and Americana elements that is performed with captivating honesty. Chris and Kristen pull inspiration from artists such as Jason Isbell, Mumford and Sons, and Shovels and Rope. In 2016 they released a project together titled “Take One” which highlights their songwriting and musical abilities. Currently, they are touring the Southeastern United States and are continuously working on their first album.