Kelly Routt

Kelly Routt


Playing a mix of rock, blues and folk, Kelly Routt keeps audiences captivated with songs that seem to write themselves. The melodic, honest lyrics spin themselves around her acoustic guitar driven songs. With a voice full of dynamics and emotion, Kelly throws herself into every performance.


Kelly Routt is an emotional performer whose voice can be a powerful belt or a gentle lilt. The range of feeling in her music is felt through the sincere lyrics and passionate delivery. Watching her perform live is a moving experience.

As a private vocal instructor at the School for Creative and performing Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio, Kelly is influenced by many genres of music. However, the love for Rock and Roll has always been an influence in and of it's own. Even while studying opera and classical music at Northern Kentucky University, Kelly was singing rock in clubs a few days a week.

Kelly has been a house performer at Jefferson Hall, The Knotty Pine, Sully's and The Blue Note. She also stays busy as a studio musician, singing in bands, duos and performing in weddings.

Set List

45 min-Hour Long Set List.

I'm Trying My Best
Watch Look Listen
Don't Let Her Man
Start Turn
It Ain't Pretty
Right Now
The "Pine" Song
Do Eagles Have Souls
Poor Woman Blues
Out Of The Mist