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Kevin Welch and his son Dustin are set to play an intimate GiG in the old nuns chapel in Mc Auley place Naas on 24th September the Gig is sponsored by Issrecruitment Naas in association with Naas Chamber of commerce all proceeds will go to the Jack&Jill foundation

Kevin Welch was once described as a cross between a renegade storyteller and a heartland romantic.Kevin is an Americana music nominated artist, a genuine troubadour Who learnt his skills travelling the honkytonk circuit before spending 3 decades in Nashville. As a recording artist Kevin has charted 5 times in the American top 100. In 2006 as part of the group” Kane Welch and Kaplin” he recorded Lost John Dean Album which reached number one on the Americana charts and resulted in nominations for numerous awards including Duo/Group of the year. Lost John Dean knocked Bruce Springsteen off the number one slot in the charts. Their follow up Self Titled Album “Kane Welch & Kaplin” reached number 3 in the charts unable to outsell Steve Earle or Alison Krause/Robert Plant.
Kevin is also an accomplished song writer having wrote songs for artists such as Garth Brooks, Moe Bandy, Trisha Yearwood, Waylon Jennings, Charlie Pride, Randy Travis, Don Williams, The Highwaymen, Reba McEntire to mention but a few. Kevin was one of the co-founders of ‘Dead Reckoning Records’ which released 21 records to date.

Recently Dead Reckoners song Postcard From Mexico featured in the ABC's hit TV drama “Nashville”. Welch frequently performs at the famous Bluebird Café which is the location of many scenes in TV’S Nashville.

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I have the lost john Dean album it's a must for any serious music fans collection I also have several Kevin Welch solo track on my I Pod my favourite been "Wilsons Tracks "

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Seen Kevin Welch play in Amsterdam a few years back I just love his voice and layed back style of story telling I away that week otherwise I would take all friends to this gig

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