Brian Kendig

Brian Kendig

 Jarrettsville, Maryland, USA

Folky,country, blues and Originals. 35yrs plus of performing in bars, festivals, and concerts. Strong baritone vocals and confident delivery.


I spent ten years on the road traveling the East coast and points West doing all kinds of odd jobs and playing gigs where ever I could get them, while honing my songwriting skills.
Key West was a favorite place to play, notably the Bull on Duvall St. I also spent five years in Tucson Arizona. Played at Old Tucson, in Flagstaff, at dude ranches and various bars throughout the state. Moved back to Maryland in 1984 and have been playing in festivals, bars and more. I have played the Steppingstone Blues festival for nine years, Played at the Gorden Center for performing Arts, roadhouse series. The Cecil County Arts council, The Baltimore Blues society sent my band to Memphis twice to compete in the International Blues Competition and hired us for many of their shows including Artscape twice. I was featured in a Baltimore Sun newspaper article of local performers and have been an opening act at the Full Moon Blues shows in Cecil County numerous times.


"Catfish Moon" released in 2001. Available at CD Baby.
11 original songs
Live recording, Duo.
"Two Fine Looking Women"
Released in 2006, Available at all gigs and CD Baby.
Band recording, studio, all original songs, 5 of mine and 1 co-write.

Set List

I don't have a typical set list. I try to play to the crowd. I cover many artists, John Prine, Steve Goodman, Neil Young, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Jim Croce, Jimmy Buffet, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Jerry Jeff Walker, Guy Clark, Beatles, John Hyiatt, The Band, Little Feat, John Denver, Delbert McClinton, Hoyt Axton, Steve Earle, Hank Williams Sr. and Jr., Warren Zevon, Howling Wolf, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovitt and many more