Kerry Kearney is a slide guitar master, who 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. His upbeat style of blues, driven by tasty, inspired guitar riffs, electrifying slide and infectious rhythms, has allowed Kerry to amass a huge loyal following. He counts Grounds and Sounds as one of his favorite venues and we’ve been thrilled to welcome him to our stage many times.
Kerry is both a classic and a Long Island original, and has compiled an impressive list of awards for guitar wizardry, including "Best Guitarist of the Year" by the LI Voice in 1999 and “Bluesman of the Year” by the LI Blues Society in 2004. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Long Island Sound Award (L.I.S.A.) from the LI Music Hall of Fame and he and his bandmates were recently inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame.
"Someone once said: 'a guy will promise you the world and give you nothin' and that's the blues'. Well Kerry Kearney promises AND delivers the world of the blues. From slow-burning to high-wiring, he takes you all the way. Kerry's simply one of the best around and a nice guy too! Thanks Kerry, for keeping the blues alive and rockin'!" Bonnie Grice, On-Air Personality and Host Eclectic Cafe, WPPB 88.3FM Long Island
To hear some of Kerry's amazing music, go to: http://kerrykearneyofficial.com/music.html