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Billy Kelly & Jessie Yamas

Grammy-nominated musician Billy Kelly has been writing, singing and performing music since the late 20th century — getting his start in NYC's East-Village Antifolk scene in 1996, AD.

Under the cowboy-hatted guise of his swaggering, alt-country alter ego, Earl Pickens, Billy fronted a series of bands in New York and Pennsylvania in the early 2000's's's. Earl Pickens & Family's 2010 song-for-song cover of the U2 album The Joshua Tree earned international praise and airplay.

Over the course of his 20-year music career Billy Kelly has opened for President Barack Obama, duetted with Davy Jones of The Monkees, and been nominated for a Grammy Award — in that order.

Billy Kelly with A Band is Billy's latest project; featuring the unflappable Rick Buck on bass, and the inimitable Jake Kline on drums. Their live shows are energetic, unscripted affairs and their new 10-song album, ON, dropped in 2018 AD.

Earlier Event: May 23
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Later Event: May 25