Guitar Instructor, Performer, Songwriter, and Recording Artist.

Kelly Richey is one of the hardest-working independent musicians in the music industry today. A blues rocker and veteran guitar-slinger described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body, with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” Kelly is a guitar teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience and has taught over 1,000 guitar students to play from all over the world. As a songwriter and recording artist, Kelly has released 16 CDs. Fronting her band, she has played over 4,000 shows and logged a mind-boggling 1 million road miles, throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Discover the power of Kelly Richey’s music, read her story, or book a one-on-one session with her today.


TrueFire Online Guitar Instructor & Private One-on-One Guitar Lessons
Online, In-Person and via Skype. 

Learn from the best! In addition to her reputation as a touring musician and recording artist, Kelly Richey has over 30 years of teaching experience. A warm, outgoing and dynamic guitar instructor with a unique and carefully crafted teaching style all her own, Kelly Richey is committed to building a connection with all her students no matter what their skill level or background may be. Kelly delivers expert instruction tailored to meet the needs of her individual students so that they can achieve their full potential. 






Kelly frequently draws comparisons to guitar icons from Stevie Ray to Jimi Hendrix. Throughout her career, Richey has shared the stage with legends like Lonnie Mack and Albert King and has opened for Joe Cocker, Lita Ford, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Walter Trout, Little Feat, Foghat, REO Speedwagon, George Thorogood, Average White Band, Robben Ford, Warren Zevon, and James Brown.  From Blues-Rock Power Trio to High Energy Power Duo, in 2018, The Spear Shakers, featuring Kelly Richey on lead guitar and vocals and Sherri McGee on the drums, was born. The raw power, electrifying force, and psychedelic sound of these two stars form a new constellation. Two words can be used to sum up these women: Bad-Ass!