Kerry Kearney


Kerry Kearney, a slide guitar master, plays and works his instrument to limits that amaze even the most seasoned musician or cultured music fan. The sounds Kerry creates from his vintage, stock and custom made guitars are as unique as his song writing and original melodies. Kerry was voted "Best Guitarist of 1999" by the LI Voice and “Bluesman of the Year 2004” by the LI Blues Society. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Long Island Sound Award (L.I.S.A.) from the LI Music Hall of Fame and most recently, in 2013, he and his band mates were each inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. He has toured nationally and internationally with the Allman Brothers Band and Dickey Betts, and has performed with such contemporaries as Sonny Landreth and Robert Randolf. Kerry and his band have shared the stage with the great BB King at the NYCB Westbury Theater and at the Paramount Theater in Huntington, NY. They have also opened for the Robert Cray Band with the Blind Boys of Alabama,the Blues Brothers starring Dan Akyroyd and Jim Belushi, and most recently for Legendary ZZ Top front man Billy Gibbons in New York and Washington, DC. Kerry and his band can also be seen performing on the main stage entertaining the blues crowd at the annual Great South Bay Music Festival on Long Island.

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