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Guitar man Kenny Grimes has been playing country music out of the Austin area since 1984. He has played and/or toured with many greats - Hal Ketchum, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Lee Roy Parnell, The Flatlanders, Hank Thompson, Shelly West, Stonewall Jackson, Johnny Gimble, Chris Wall and Gary P. Nunn.
Kenny’s musical talent graces many renowned stages such as the Grand Ole Opry, Austin City Limits, Infinity Hall-Norfolk VA, Birchmere-Alexandria VA, Ram’s Head-Annapolis MD, The Coach House-San Juan Capistrano CA, Ventura Theater-Ventura CA and Crazy Horse-……to name a few. He has played all around the world with several trips to Italy, England, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, France, Germany, Denmark, Austria and even Jamaica. His work takes him from the stage to the studio. Kenny’s long list of studio recordings is as impressive as his list of live stages. His latest recording, 'Light Of Day' is an acoustic duo album featuring Hal Ketchum on vocals and songs that he and Hal composed.
He started playing professionally at the age of 14 and his love for music took him from his hometown of Wichita Falls, TX to The University of Colorado where he received his Bachelors in Music. Kenny is also an accomplished jazz guitarist and adept at playing virtually all musical styles. His talent makes him a well rounded music teacher, teaching guitar or bass to beginners as well as individuals trying to expand on their skill set. When not out touring, recording in the studio or giving lessons, he plays with some great local artists at many great local venues.