In January of 2006 a five song demo Kenyon had made in Nashville got in the hands of country music legend Mel Tillis. Kenyon soon signed a management deal with Mr. Tillis. For the next 5-6 years, he recorded three albums and toured the nation. Touring with Mel brought him to the top of the world for a country singer–the Grand Ole Opry.
Kenyon has since recorded two albums under his independent label, Kenyon Lockry Music. His latest release, “Family Man” is a concept album that touches on the phase of life he’s enjoying now–“with gentlemanly, sunbeam-strobed home-folk bounce, Kenyon shares his world and the cherished ones populating it. An unhurried, loose-limbed family album of universal import” (Larson).
At Kenyon’s live performances, he strives to keep a balance of staying true to his style and playing all time favorites that can appeal to just about any crowd.
Kenyon has performed with or opened for the following artists:
The Oakridge Boys
Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers
The Kentucky Headhunters
The Band Perry
Little Jimmy Dickens
The Quebe Sisters
Billy Joe Royal
Ed Kowalczyk formerly of Live
Steve Augeri formerly of Journey