The Kennedys w/ Special Guest Jason & Jacob Sibi-Okumu
The Kennedys are an exceptional American folk-rock band, consisting of husband and wife, Pete and Maura Kennedy. For twenty years, they have been entertaining audiences with their music drawn from blues, roots rock, Celtic, ukulele, show tunes, bluegrass, rock'n'roll, folk-rock, blues, Appalachian style folk, gospel, country, rockabilly and jazz. Their interpretations are unique and totally engaging due to Maura’s melodic voice, enthusiasm and soul spirit as well as the expressive, creative sounds that Pete extracts from all the many instruments he plays. For some years, they played with and were the opening act for Nanci Griffith. They performed for Bill Clinton's inauguration as well as at a long list of well-known venues.
Special Guest Jason & Jacob Sibi-Okumu
Jason and Jacob Sibi-Okumu are brothers born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Jacob, a 23-year-old guitarist, recently graduated from the Berklee College of Music, and is looking to shift his focus on the composition and production side of music, especially pertaining to music for film, TV, orchestra’s, big bands and other types of media and ensembles; all the while, however, maintaining his love for the instrument that got him this far.
Jason, is a soulful singer songwriter, whose timeless melodies and expressive lyrics captivate his audience. Since graduating from Berklee, Jason has continued to develop his skills as a performer and songwriter. Although relatively new to the music industry, Jason’s fan base is steadily growing as his dynamic performances, unique voice and honest writing continues to win him fans across around the world.