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John J. Kennedy has been described as one of Nashville's new breed of Americana story teller singer/songwriters. 

For booking, including house concerts, contact John at 615-260-3513.

About John J. Kennedy

Honest, blue collar, Americana

John J. Kennedy is a Nashville, Americana singer/songwriter and recording artist. Kennedy's album, There and Back, was released in 2017 and has received radio airplay on stations from New Hampshire to California. Kennedy writes honest, blue collar songs about small towns, love and loss, life lessons and redemption. He has performed live on air on the Blue Plate Special, WDVX 89.9, Knoxville, TN. He had also been live on air on WMTS 88.3, Murfreesboro, TN, WXNA 101.5, Nashville, TN, WKOM 101.7, Columbia, TN and LOZ Radio, Utah. Kennedy has twice appeared on the Nashville Entertainment Weekly television show.

John J. Kennedy has appeared in over 100 motion pictures, television shows, music videos and TV commercials. He once played for Ronald Reagan.

Kennedy has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Steve Earle. Be sure to check out the album, There and Back, available on this website.

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The new CD from John J. Kennedy, "There and Back", is now available! This album features 12 original songs that tell the story of a character who leaves his small town home in search of a better life in the big city, and his adventures along the way. This album is sure to connect with listeners on many different levels. Get your copy today!

Downloads available at    http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1230107627?ls=1&app=itunes  


Nashville Entertainment Weekly

John J. Kennedy talks with TJ Cates and Jill Santibanez about the new album "There and Back"

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Original Americana Music

John J. Kennedy is a performing songwriter who writes heart felt, blue collar songs about the American experience. His songs are about love and loss, dreams and disappointment, and redemption. His style has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan, and Steve Earle.

Television appearance

John J. Kennedy made a return visit to Nashville Entertainment Weekly with TJ Cates, and Jill Santibanez. Check out the interview and John's performance of the hit single "Bacon and Eggs".


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