Musical Artist Biographies
GUITARIST / BANJOIST / SINGER / SONGWRITER
Instruments: Electric Lead Guitar, Steel and Nylon String Acoustic Guitars, Five String Banjo, Harmonica, Lead and Backup Vocals.
Kelly began playing the electric guitar in 1973 at the age of 12. Throughout the early part of his career, he played in many different band configurations and pursued it as a full time career. He played in various nightclub venues in the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Songwriting has always been the focus in Kelly’s musical experience and still is. He won a few “Battle of the Bands” contests and his bands regularly participated and found a great deal of success in such events. In the mid-1980’s, Kelly enjoyed playing in a band called