Molly Nova - 5-String Electric Violin, Bass & Vocals

Bryce Janey - Lead Guitarist & Vocals
Turk E. Krause - Drums & Vocals
Russ Moore - Keyboards
Corey Baker - Guitars, Bass, Vocals


Molly Nova and The Hawk are Molly Nova and her band “The Hawk”.

This is a 5-piece band that brings together three members of Iowa's popular "Blue Band" - Violinist Molly Nova, Guitarist Bryce Janey and Drummer Turk E. Krause, along with Corey Baker (Guitar, Bass & Vocals) and Russ Moore (Keyboards)

Joining Molly in the spotlight is blues-rock & roots performer, songwriter, music producer and Grooveyard Recording Artist Bryce Janey. With over 10 million Spotify streams and 8 studio albums to his credit, Bryce’s music will also be featured in this band, with Molly Nova and The Hawk stepping up and putting their own touch on his original music. The band is playing live shows and working on exciting new music at Southwest Studios, an analog and pro tools recording studio owned by Bryce Janey.

Molly Nova and the Hawk have many years of performances playing all kinds of music, resulting in a style of music that is all their own – original timeless music with ballads, rockers and grooves not limited to any genre. It’s just Sweet Rockin’ Roots & Blues!

Molly's signature acrylic violins were made by  T.F.Barrett










Tour History / Venues Played


CIBS Winter Blues Fest, Marriott, Des Moines, IA
Olympic Theater, Cedar Rapids, IA
3rd Street Live! – Cedar Rapids, IA

Aberdeen Blues Fest – Aberdeen, SD
Bailey Ray's – Santiago, MN
Baxter Fun Days – Baxter, IA
Bayfront Blues Festival – Duluth, MN
Bill Riley Bandshell – Iowa Falls, IA
Chicago Blues Festival – Chicago, IL
Chrome Horse – Cedar Rapids, IA
City Park Bandshell – Clear Lake , IA
Clive After Five – Clive, IA
Clive Fest – Des Moines, IA
Downtown Street Fair – Fargo, ND
Famous Dave's – Hayward, WI
Famous Dave's – Minneapolis, MN
Fargo Blues Festival – Fargo, ND
Friday Fest – Urbandale, IA
Fridayloo Celebration – Waterloo, IA
Hambone Blues Festival – Austin, MN
House Of Bricks – Des Moines, IA
Illinois Blues Festival – Peoria, IL
Legend's – St. Cloud, MN
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival – Quad Cities, IA
Muddy Waters – Cedar Rapids, IA
My Waterloo Days – Waterloo, IA
Pint's Pub – Rochester, MN
Raccoon Ridge Music Hall – Stuart, IA
River Run Lodge – Sun Valley, ID
Rockin The Red Cross – Ft. Dodge, IA
Roof Garden Pavilion – Arnolds Park, IA
Sturgis Falls Days – Cedar Falls, IA
St. Anthony Main – Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul Blues Festival – St.Paul, MN
Surf Ballroom – Clear Lake, IA
Taste Of Cedar Rapids – Cedar Rapids, IA
Taste Of Dubuque – Dubuque, IA
The Busted Lift – Dubuque, IA
The Hilltop – Ellsworth, WI
The Powerhouse – Proctor, MN
The Red Rock – McGregor, MN
Torge's Live – Austin, MN
Trempealeau Hotel – Trempealeau,WI
Wells Fargo Street Fest – Davenport, IA
Whiskey Junction – Minneapolis, MN
Women's Resource Center – Winona, MN
X-Winos Motorcycle Rally – Gaylord, MN