Biography

An artist borne from a journey through the many musical styles that have influenced her, Kelly V's art is honest and intense with lyrics that embody an inviting simplicity. She believes that music, like life, though intermingled with a diverse range of emotions, boils down to the most basic of lessons. Her gutsy, yet often vulnerable vocals seem to express the etchings of life on the psyche.

 


Kelly V's debut CD entitled "Dandelions" shows that her music anchors a spectrum ofgenres with arootsy core. Listening to Dandelions is to anticipate what is around the next corner as each cut is as unpredictable as she is.

During her career as a singer and songwriter, Kelly V has performed in such places as Nashville, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Canada, Jackson Hole, Austin TX, Salt Lake City and as far away as Russia, opening for such major artists as Bryan White, Leanne Rimes, Yankee Gray, Chad Brock, Ty Herndon, Doug Supernaw and Darin Norwood. She has played venues from small Canadian taverns to the main stage at Country Jam USA and the Dee Events Center in Northern Utah playing to 9,000 + fans. In 2004, Kelly V and her powerhouse band won the Utah South by Southwest showdown to Austin, out-performing 40 bands, awarding her an invitation to showcase at the 2004 South by Southwest Conference and Music Festival in Austin Texas.

Always a creative artist and engaging performer, Kelly V continues to deliver dynamic performances from raw acoustic sets to the undeniable energy of a 7 piece band of seasoned and ultra-professional musicians.