Gena Smith McKibben is an award-winning slide guitarist, songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist from the Gettysburg area. She and the other members of Copper Bets won “Best Blues-Rock Band” last year at the Central Pennsylvania Music Awards. She has performed as a session guitarist, pedal steel player, singer and bassist on many South PA musician’s records and live shows.

Last year, she started performing as a solo artist and began recording a solo record at Right Coast Recording Studios, due to be released in 2023. She has played many of the mid-Atlantic’s great stages including the HMAC, Tellus 360, Lancaster Blues and Roots Festival, Hot August Blues Festival, The Charm City Bluegrass Festival, Rocky Knob Folk Festival, The National Apple Museum, Gettysburg Rocks and many others. 


Copper Bets: Habitual Harmony (Self-released) Out now – Music Republic Magazine