About Us

You could easily say these two musicians were born to make music together. Identical twins Katy Lou and Penny Lea Clark of The Purple Hulls were raised on a working family farm in the deep piney woods of East Texas, but that didn’t stop the  Texans from finding their way to the hills of Tennessee, specifically, Music City, where they began touring with various country artists and writing songs for Nashville’s largest publishing company, Sony Tree.

The Purple Hulls are no stranger to road life and are now blazing the trail as a dynamic sister duo, showcasing their unique sibling harmonies while ripping the strings off any instrument they can get their hands on. If you’re looking for authentic acoustic driven music delivered at its best, your search is over.


Date City Venue Country
07/10/19 Fort Worth, TX Glenview Baptist Church United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4805 NE Loop 820. Venue phone: 817-281-3361. Time TBD
07/14/19 - 07/19/19 Levelland, TX Camp Bluegrass United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/01/19 Becker, MN Grace Lutheran Church United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11185 27th Ave SE.
08/02/19 - 08/03/19 Lake Itasca, MN Lake Itasca Family Music Festival United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/04/19 Alexandria, MN Alexandria Covenant Church United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4005. Time TBD. Probably afternoon or early evening.
08/06/19 Fergus Falls, MN Art on Lincoln Event United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Downtown Street Festival. Time TBD
08/08/19 Verndale, MN Central United Methodist Church United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15384 Co Rd 26. Time TBD
08/10/19 Bovey, MN Branded Cowboy Church United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1307 County Road 440. Time TBD
08/11/19 Motley, MN Motley Free Methodist Church United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Time TBD
08/11/19 Wadena, MN Old Wadena Rendezvous United States
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/12/19 Cokato, MN Cokato Corn Carnvial United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/22/19 Amarilllo, TX Park Central Tent Meeting United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 13th and Harrison St. Time TBD
08/24/19 Red River, NM Southwest Pickers Bluegrass & Traditional Music Festival United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
09/26/19 - 09/28/19 Mount Juliet, TN Banjo Ben’s Cabin Camp United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
09/27/19 Nashville, TN Private Event United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
10/03/19 Spicewood, TX Fall Senior Adult Day United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
10/18/19 Farmer’s Branch, TX Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival United States
Age restrictions: All Ages.
11/17/19 Belton, TX Cove Star House Concert United States
Time: 3:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 214-770-0156. Address: 8 Morgan’s Point Blvd.. To reserve your seats and get the exact location, email: Shirley at

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A Christmas Album

“A Christmas Album” is the much anticipated release from the Purple Hulls duo, turning fans’ Christmas wish list of new music into a reality this year. It features old classics in new styles and brand new original releases that are sure to become holiday favorites. The album was self-produced by Katy Lou & Penny Lea with Chad Mauldin of Mauldin Productions, and recorded ‘close to home’ in Gladewater, TX.

Close To Home

“Close to Home” is the second project by The Purple Hulls, released in April of 2012. Co-produced by Andy Leftwich of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, this refreshing gospel album includes some of the Hulls’ favorite hymns, news songs, and originals.

Why We Sing

“Why We Sing”, The Purple Hulls’ latest release, is a collection of original songs and freshly arranged favorites. Self-produced by Katy Lou & Penny Lea, the album includes a mix of both gospel and secular tunes with great contributions by Andy Leftwich and Bryon House.

Ten Thousand Exits

“Ten Thousand Exits” is the first release by The Purple Hulls, featuring all original songs. Recorded at Sony Studio B on Music Row in Nashville, TN, this 10 song disk showcases their unique harmonies and bluegrass/country flavors.

A Christmas Album (LP)


Have a fondness for the warmth and crackles of yesteryear while sitting by Grandma’s fireplace listening to a record? Well, this is for you. Introducing for the first time from the Purple Hulls: an LP option, filling your holiday season with the familiar sounds of days gone by. Now remember, these are LPs (records), not CDs, so don’t expect it to fit in your pickup truck CD player. Be sure to get yours quickly as we’re making a short order and they won’t last long!


**We are having these pressed in the first part of December with a delivery date potentially in January (possibly later). The orders will tell us how many to get, plus a few extras for the late-comers.**

Complete Discography

For the true bluegrass aficionado, we present, The Purple Hulls Complete Discography, all the way from their first studio release “10,000 Exits” to the hot off the press “A Christmas Album” and everything in between. This is a great option for a new fan or perhaps a gift for someone you truly love. Save yourself some money, bundling saves bucks, get yours today.


Peas in a Pod Tee

Now you too can be a proper Purple Hulls fan and wear this comfy shirt adorned with the logo of your favorite bluegrass duo. The shirt sports the Purple Hulls logo front and center so you can show off your bluegrass pride in style.


Hull Moon Rising Tee

Soon to be your new go-to favorite in the closet, this shirt comes complete with a Purple Hull pea moon rising over the water. This shirt will surely set you apart from the crowd; however, buy two and match like Penny Lea & Katy Lou.


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Can’t Stop Christmas From Comin’

Original Christmas diddy written by Penny Clark and Jeff Hyde, performed by Katy Lou and Penny Lea of The Purple Hulls. Merry Christmas!

Purple Hulls (Texas Country Reporter)

Find out why these talented twins left Nashville behind, and came back to the family farm.

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