- Bass Hall at Monadnock Center
Rik Flynn, Guitar and Bass Magazine, UK says,"The luscious folk-laced tapestry of their latest offering Closer Than You Know will doubtless charm the pants off us Brits."
And they will charm the pants off of Peterborough!!!!!
Join us for The Kennedys
The Kennedys are an American folk-rock band, consisting of husband and wife Pete and Maura Kennedy. They are recognized for their harmonies and instrumental prowess, blending elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop
Pete and Maura Kennedy, both East Coast natives, met in Austin, Texas, joined forces with Nanci Griffith’s Blue Moon Orchestra for a couple of years, and set out on a road that, for two decades, has led them not only west but all over the US and the UK many times. 2015, they celebrate their twentieth anniversary both as a band and a married couple. Rather than indulge in a nostalgic look backward, they’ve taken Dylan’s dictum “don’t look back” to heart; writing and recording forty new songs.
2015 saw a Maura solo CD, a Pete solo CD, and the release of “West,” an instant classic Kennedys duo set that seamlessly weaves their influences over the last two decades; Buddy Holly style roots, the tuneful cadences of the Everly Brothers, and the ringing 12-string jangle of the early Byrds, interspersed with darker moments that recall British folk rock a la Fairport Convention.
Ultimately, Pete and Maura knit these disparate threads into a coat of many colors that sounds like a “best of The Kennedys,” but is in reality an all-new collection of songs. The road west is central to the American mythos; it’s the search for musical roots and the fulfillment of a personal American dream that takes shape in songs. Two decades on, The Kennedys are hitting a songwriting high point, and from that point they follow the well-worn American path West.
Maverick Magazine (UK) says, "Another wonderful album from New York duo comprised of sweet and soulful acoustic alternative folk-pop music...You will truly enjoy the wonderful songs on this marvelous album. Maura's voice is sweet & charming. There's a genuine emotion at work here..."
Much more at http://www.kennedysmusic.com