With a long list of accomplishments, Kevin is earning national recognition. He is a
two-time finalist in the prestigious Kerrville New Folk Contest (1997 & 1998).
He was awarded runner-up in the 1998 Unisong International Contest for best song in the
Folk/Country/Blues category. The Newport Folk Festival and BMI were equally
impressed with his work; showcasing him at the 1999 North American Folk Alliance in
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Earlier this year, he released his
critically acclaimed debut CD entitled,
Walnuts & Rice,
which is receiving national airplay.
His voice is honest, and his performances
His study of songwriting began at The New
School in New York City under one of Nashville's premier writers, Hugh Prestwood. His
style is spiritually founded, and rooted in real life. His songs are honest and
accessible. What differentiates Kevin from the sea of singer/songwriters out there is his
emphasis on the song. His passion is in the story telling; each verse carefully crafted,
each word hand picked. His voice is all about honesty. His performances are intimately
understated, allowing the song to stand in the spotlight.
makes you feel like you're in the comfort of your own living room, and at the end of his
shows you know who he is. Briody's songs have been published by the likes of
Almo-Irving, Famous Music, and Warner/Chappell.
Much of his time is spent between New York
and Nashville, writing, performing, and recording. The list of places where he has
performed is like a "Where's Where of American Folk Venues": The Kerrville
Folk Festival (Kerrville TX), The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, TN), The Bitter End (New York,
NY) The Iron Horse (Northhampton, MA), Eddie's Attic (Atlanta, GA), The Towne Crier Cafe
(Pawling, NY), and most places in between.
He was raised and still resides in
Ridgefield, a small town in southwestern Connecticut. He and his wife Lynne, have three
children, Terra Lynne, Casey Jane, and Cavan.
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