Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin are an Ottawa based original roots rock/blues band. Their sophomore album, Shame On Me (2013) was released to critical acclaim and wide-spread airplay in North America.
The band received the 2014 Maple Blues Award for Best New Group. Shame On Me was named Best Canadian Blues Rock Album of 2014 and 2015 by The Blues Underground Network.
In 2014/15 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin performed major festivals, toured Western and Eastern Canada.
Bassist Leigh-Anne Stanton received the 2015 Maple Blues Award for Bassist of the Year.