Gwendlyn Kay is an aspiring singer/songwriter and a country girl at heart. Gwendlyn grew up in a small town where everyone knows everyone. Her music ability has been passed down from her grandfather, which played drums from the young age of 18, to her father the vocalist in his early years now the County Sheriff. She has been entertaining her family from the sweet age of 2, which was the age her parents noticed her ability to carry a tune and keep time. God blessed the Sheriff's daughter with a soulful rich voice that mixes perfectly with her passion for country music. Gwendlyn now has picked up the guitar and with the God given talent and some lessons has grown even more in her musical expression.
Gwendlyn Kay started at age 6 on the stage at church, the county fairs and local talent contest. Gwendlyn Kay now 20 has performed at many festivals, fairs and talent contest across the state of Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. For several years Gwendlyn has entertained at the National Championship Chuck wagon Races in Clinton, Arkansas. Gwendlyn Kay has had the honors of opening up for bands such as Neil McCoy, Luke Bryan, Rhett Akins, David Ball, Doug Stone, Ricochet, and Bellamy Brothers to name a few. Gwendlyn Kay has entertained at the National FFA Conventions in Indianapolis, Indiana for several years and performed live on the RFD TV channel and in front of 50 thousand FFA members in the Conseco Field house.
Gwendlyn Kay’s inspiration for songwriting started with the Colgate Country Showdown contests, many years ago. This past year Gwendlyn Kay was one of the top 5 National Finalists for the Texaco Country Showdown and had the honor of performing at the historical Ryman Auditorium and meeting one of her musical influences – LeAnn Rimes, this was one of her dreams come true. What she loves most about her music is when she is able to connect with the audience through her songs. Gwendlyn wants to make country music her life long career something she loves and has been dreaming about all her life.
Gwendlyn's musical influences: Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Nettles, Bonnie Raitt, LeAnn Rimes, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker and so many more great artists..
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