Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy

BandRock

Americana Roots Rock,Rock and Roll

Biography

Sean Kennedy is from the San Francisco Bay area. Although mostly self taught Sean was fortunate enough to pick up some lessons from Jerry Miller (Moby Grape) and Tom Morel (Bob Wills Texas Playboys).Being born in England and living in NY and Texas as a child, Sean had a chance to absorb a wide variety of styles from blues to punk.
Gaining notoriety in the S.F. bay area, as a roots player. His hard driving approach to roots rock gives him a chance to expand his genre and at the same time , lets him cross-over into other forms of music like Americana or Irish Rock , akin to early Stones in the Chess days.
Some of Sean’s past shows have included Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros at the Fillmore in San Francisco. This was his second show at the Fillmore. The first was with Brian Setzer in 2001.He also got invited to play with Brian again when he came through with his “68’Comeback Tour” at the Mountain Winery in San Jose. All Bill Graham Presents Shows. Sean has done extensive shows with Southern Culture on the Skids not to mention Phil Alvin (Blasters),Ronnie Dawson, The Paladins, The Specials, Johnny Winter, Tommy Castro, Los Lobos , The Fabulous T-Birds and Coco Montoya. One night Sean ended up at The Viper Room, on stage with most of the Pogues, Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) on drums and Jeff Baxter (Doobie Bros, Steely Dan) on bass.
Virgin Records (Benelux) picked up “Ball and Chain” a song from Sean’s CD “Big Town” for a compilation that was released over seas. He is in the company of ZZ Top, Johnny Winter, Los Lobos, Canned Heat, The Paladins, and John Hammond.
Sean likes to play an acoustic and sing as a solo performer as well.

Sean is curently recording and shoping his new record.Rick Miller (Southern Culture on The Skids) is the Producer.Special guests are Jimmi Bott on drums (Fabulous Thunderbirds) Keith Graves on bass ,Gene Taylor on Piano (Blasters), Gary Goldswothy on organ (James Armstrong).Greg Lisher (Camper Van Beethoven)and Spider Stacey(The Pouges) is allso due to appear. Should be out soon!
Contact: SEAN KENNEDY (831)247-1835
sean@seankennedy.com
Website www.seankennedy

Discography

Big Town