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The Kennedys

Rank #1 US New York, NY Folk / Rock / Pop


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Label: The Kennedys/Burnside in US; The Kennedys/Proper in UK

Bio: In a career that now spans two decades, New York duo Maura and Pete Kennedy have traversed a broad musical landscape, surveying power pop, acoustic songwriting, organic rock rooted in their early days in Austin, and a Byrds-inspired jangle that drew the attention of McGuinn, Steve Earle, and most... See Full Bio

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“Just in from one of the best gigs I have seen this year. The Kennedys were superb at The Loft tonight. Wonderful music and a great U2 cover in Wild Honey. Anyone who missed it missed a treat of a gig. Hope they come back again soon.”
— John O'Regan, Freelance Music Journalist/Broadcaster/Lecturer
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  • Sat

    Nov 1

    Huntington Station, NY, US | 7:30pm

    Huntington Station, NY, US
    Sat Nov 01 7:30pm


    http://fmsh.org/events/event/the-kennedys-2/ 7:30pm $20 members/$25 non-members

  • Fri

    Nov 7

    Montclair, NJ, US | 8:00pm

    Montclair, NJ, US
    Fri Nov 07 8:00pm


    The Kennedys recently released a limited-edition CD, "Dance A Little Closer: The Kennedys Sing The Songs Of Nanci Griffith." The collection was recorded live at The Turning Point in New York in April 2014, and is only available at our concerts and online. We'll be bringing this special show to the Outpost in the Burbs in November. Songs on the disc include: I Wish It Would Rain, Trouble In The Fields, Across The Great Divide, Late Night Grande Hotel, Lone Star State Of Mind, There's A Light Beyond These Woods, I'm Not Drivin' These Wheels, Gulf Coast Highway, Love Wore A Halo, From A Distance, Ford Econoline, Love At The Five And Dime, Hell No (I'm Not Alright), and we'll be playing even more Nanci songs at the concert. The Kennedys tribute to Nanci Griffith 8:00pm $22 http://outpost.ticketleap.com/the-kennedys/

  • Sat

    Nov 8

    White Plains, NY, US | 6:30pm

    White Plains, NY, US
    Sat Nov 08 6:30pm


    Walkabout Clearwater Chorus will perform at their trademark "Teachabout" at 6:45PM in advance of the featured performance October 9, 2014: The Kennedys November 8, 2014: Garnett Rogers December 13, 2014: Josh White January 10, 2015: Tom Chapin* February 14, 2015: The Boxcar Lillies March 14, 2015: (double bill) Joe Jencks/ Natalia Zuckerman April 11, 2015: double bill Joe Crookston/ Mustard's Retreat May 9, 2015: Kem and Reggie Harris

  • Sat

    Nov 8

    Kennett Square, PA, US | 7:00pm

    Kennett Square, PA, US
    Sat Nov 08 7:00pm


    Back by popular demand! 7:00pm doors. 8:00pm show Tickets: $18 advance, $22 day of show. http://www.kennettflash.org/tickets.html All-request show! THE FLASH is a non-profit Arts and Culture Organization. THE FLASH music cafe is an all ages venue providing national, regional, and local entertainment while promoting opportunities for growth of the arts and artists. The venue is a stage centered, cafe style listening room show-casing a variety of genres and performance formats for music, comedy, family shows, movies, special events, and private functions. Its goal to make each event a special EXPERIENCE for established performers, novice artists, and the audience. BYOB Policy Customers must be 21 years or older and must provide valid photo ID when asked. Customers may bring their own BEER or WINE. (ABSOLUTELY NO LIQUORS!) The fee is $4.00 per person. Customers may only BYO in the following ratio: One bottle of wine per person or one six pack per person. PROCEDURE: The door person has the authority to inspect all packages at the door. Door person may confiscate any alcohol that is not within The Flash guidelines. Customers wishing to participate in BYO will have their ID checked and receive a wristband, indicating that they are of the legal drinking age. The fee is $4.00 per person. Once the wristband has been issued, customers can obtain a glass from the counter. Employees will not distribute drinkware unless they see a wristband. Should a customer become a disturbance to others, the customer and the rest of their party will be asked to leave immediately. THE FLASH reserves the right to make changes to this policy.

  • Fri

    Nov 14

    Northampton, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Northampton, MA, US
    Fri Nov 14 8:00pm


    The Kennedys return to their old stomping grounds in Northampton, MA. 8pm show. $15. http://www.bandsintown.com/event/8697576/buy_tickets

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  • Sills & Smith (Artist) Sills & Smith
    I'll Come Over is lovely. A beautiful song and astonishing vocals. Frank Smith
  • Bill Wright (Artist) Bill Wright
    Cool tunes, Kennedys!! Keep rocking at the "Speed of Soul."
  • Jerry's Bones (Artist) Jerry's Bones
    LOVE the guitar sound and the vocals sound awesome! Diggin it! Jerry's Bones
  • Judi Austin (Artist) Judi Austin
    Powerful sound you have there! Wish I could hear you live!
  • Blue Mountain Mule (Artist) Blue Mountain Mule
    What an amazing collection of tunes. Love your vocals, arrangements and powerful delivery. There is a place for you here in San Diego. Wow. Love your work.
  • Rory Kenna (Artist) Rory Kenna
    Great Music | Respect
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