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Marc Kenney / Bio

Marc Kenney was born in Opelika, AL and raised in the small town of Beauregard. He started playing guitar with his Dad at age 5. He had his first formal guitar lessons at age 10. His mother made him take folk music , which he hated at the time, but within one year had learned 23 different styles of finger picking. By age 14 he was playing small bars with his dad's band. By age 24, he was playing clubs along Beale Street in Memphis TN. While in Memphis, he was a member of the Memphis Songwriter's Association where he got to meet famous songwriters Keith Sykes, Pat & Pete Luboff, and many more.
By age 30, he attended American Guitar Institute in Memphis, TN where he mastered the instrument
and majored in music theory. He had also taken up harmonica and piano. Over the last few years, he has gone on to compete on Nashville Star (which he made the front page of the Nashville newspaper), written and recorded 4 albums, and has organized and played in many benefits & charities for Cancer, Autism, St. Jude, and many individuals. He has recently clubs in Phenix City, AL, Auburn, AL, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, Birmingham, AL & Montgomery, AL. His newest album is a compilation album with two other artists Joe Yeoman and Kevin Adair on sale at http://marckenney.com. He currently resides in Atlanta, GA and is working on his new solo album, playing gigs mainly in the greater Atlanta area. His band consists of many people depending on the gig and funds available. His style is a mix of Modern & Traditional Country with an R&B feel. He has been interviewed by Chris Chaos 106.9 FM Columbus, GA, Bear O'Brian of 99.3FM Columbus, GA, Mike Kelly of 99.3 FM of Columbus, GA, and Dave Arwood of 103.7FM in Columbus, GA. Rusty Wood and Brian Mallard of Ch 7 EATV Phenix City, AL also did a TV interview about his music, childhood, and future endeavors. Currently, 94.9FM "The Bull" in Atlanta, GA is considering him for the Backyard Country show which aires at 9PM on Saturday nights. Although "A-Town Records" is a hip hop indie label, Marc was the first country act that has been promoted by this label.

General Info

Band Members
Marc Kenney - Vocals, Mike Hep - Drums, Jimi Cavaliero - Bass
Artist Name
Marc Kenney
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Contact Info

Atlanta, GA
Mike Nobels

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