Marc Kenney is a true performer and crowd pleaser whether he is playing solo, with a small group, or with his own band. Jimmy Walters brings a melodic language to cutting edge country music.

Marc Kenney has a huge heart for those in need and will play a benefit in a heart beat. His range of music goes from Hank Williams SR. to Metallica. Kid Rock can be found at the top of his set lists as well. He plays most every night of the week between Nashville, TN, Phenix City AL, and Atlanta, GA.

Jimmy Walters grew up in Winter Garden Florida, not too far from Orlando where he  got his first cheap acoustic nylon string guitar at 14. Jimmy has been in many bands in the decades. Blackwater creek, Dixie wind, Bad habits, Seventh Stone, and Nuthin Fancy. Influenced of course by the Southern rock giants Jimmy still had a force deep inside to be more melodic, so Satch, Michael Schenker, David Gimour, Vinnie Moore, Gary Moore equally influenced his style. Now partnered with Marc Kenney, Jimmy brings a melodic language to a cutting edge country music.

Marc Kenny and Jimmy Walters.

What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?

Marc Kenney: Modern Country with a hard rock twist

Jimmy Waters: Cutting edge Country

How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?

We were both born with them. Marc is short for Marcus and Jimmy is a nickname for James lol

What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?

Jimmy: Southern Rock when young but also gravitated toward melodic fusion

Marc:Hank Sr - Metallica

What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?

We are working on a new album and releasing three singles from it. First one, "Mambo Sally" was released on Feb 19, 2019. The next two will be released soon.

What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?:

Be performing songwriters and continue to sell music to movies, screenplays and TV. Continue our pursuit of our branded style of country music

What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?

"Till The Cows Come Home" because that song has an 80's style rock groove that is fun to play with down home country lyrics which seems to appeal to most people. It will be our next release in March followed by our third single "Tuff" in April.

What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?

Finding the right people with the right chemistry for the band and getting into reputable music venues that already have a full rotation in place.

What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?

Jimmy normally comes up with a hot guitar lick and Marc starts word association around the idea for the title with input from Jimmy as well.

How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?

It has been huge for us. We spend about 6 hours a day marketing across multiple social media platforms, we always do facebook live during the shows so people can watch us from anywhere in the world then we reach out to contact them through their social media to try to secure them as fans.

What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?

Originals:

Mambo Sally, Tuff, Till The Cows Come Home, He Can’t Remember & She Can’t Forget, There’s A Bottle Where The Bible Used To Be, Divorce Song, Sunday, It Only Took One More, Never Leave You Far Behind, Please Wait, Beautiful Rainy Day, Daddy’s Song, Send Me An Angel, Mess In Progress, Why Don’t They Write Directions, 21 Guns, Two Bright Red Roses, South Of Hell, Rollin’ Away, Been There, Done That, My Dead Hands, A Dozen Dead Roses, Leave Jim Beam Alone, Uncle Bill’s Goat, 

Country:

Jason Aldean: She’s Country, Take A Little Ride

Joe Diffie

Brantley Gilbert: Country Wide, You Don’t Know Her Like I Do

Boxcar Willie: Wreck Of The Old 97

Zac Brown Band: Chicken Fried

Mark Chestnutt: Brother Jukebox

Tracy Byrd: I Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes

Johnny Cash: Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk The Line

Waylon Jennings: Lukenbach Texas, Dukes Of Hazzard Theme

Hank Williams Jr: Country Boy Can Survive, Blues Man, If Heaven Ain’t A Lot Like Dixie, All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight, All My Rowdy Friends Have Settled Down, Dinosaur, Heaven Can’t Be Found, Country State Of Mind, There’s A Tear In My Beer, Born To Boogie, Old Habits, Family Tradition

Hank Williams Sr: Kawliga, I’m So Lonesome, Your Cheatin Heart

George Jones: He Stopped Loving Her Today

Jamey Johnson: In Color, High Cost Of Livin, Lonesome Song

Conway Twitty: The Rose, Tight Fittin Jeans

David Alan Coe: The Ride, You Never Even Called Me By My Name

Alabama: Feels So Right, My Home’s In Alabama, I’m Not That Way Anymore, Tennessee River, Mountain Music, I’m In A Hurry, Roll On 18 Wheeler

Garth Brooks: Friends In Low Places, The Dance, Thunder Rolls, Rodeo, To Make You Feel My Love

Alan Jackson: Dallas, Midnight In Montgomery

Luke Bryan: Drink A Beer

John Anderson: Swingin, Seminole Wind

Charlie Daniels: Long Haired Country Boy

Kentucky Headhunters: Walk Softly, Oh Lonesome Me

Dwight Yoakum: Fast As You, I Sang Dixie

Blake Shelton: Ol’ Red

Willie Nelson: Seven Spanish Angels, Pancho & Lefty

Darius Rucker: Wagon Wheel, Let Her Cry

Merle Haggard: Silver Wings, Tulsa Time, Help Me Make It Through The Night

Keith Whitley: When You Say Nothing At All, Don’t Close Your Eyes

Randy Travis: 1982, On The Other Hand, Digging Up Bones

Billy Ray Cyrus: Achy Breaky Heart

Rock:

Kid Rock: Only God Knows Why, Cowboy, Midnight Train To Memphis, Fat Bottom Girls, All Summer Long

Guns N Roses: Sweet Child Of Mine, Knockin On Heaven’s Door, Patience, It’s So Easy, Mr Brownstone, You’re Crazy, One In A Million, I Used To Love Her

Motley Crue: Home Sweet Home

Metallica: Fade To Black

Stone Temple Pilots: Plush

Aerosmith: I Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes, Sweet Emotion

Soul Asylum: Runaway Train

Collective Soul: December

Nickleback: Rock Star

Black Crowes: She Talks To Angels

Bon Jovi: Wanted Dead Or Alive

Bryan Adams: Summer Of 69

Eagles: Hotel California, Take It Easy, Seven Bridges Road

Pure Prairie League: Amie

Lennie Kravitz: American Woman

The Animals: House Of The Rising Sun

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Proud Mary, Bad Moon Rising, Run Through The Jungle, The Old Man Is Down The Road

ZZ Top: Tush, LaGrange, My Head’s In Mississippi

Poison: Every Rose Has Its Thorn, Give Me Something To Believe In, Talk Dirty To Me, Mama’s Fallen Angel

Jimi Hendrix: Hey Joe, Purple Haze

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama, Ballad Of Curtis Lowe, Needle & Spoon, Simple Man, Saturday Night Special, Tuesday’s Gone

Rolling Stones: You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Satisfaction, Sympathy For The Devil, Angie, Wild Horses

Georgia Satellites: Keep Your Hands To Yourself

John Cougar Mellancamp: Hurts So Good, Pink Houses, Jack & Diane

Prince: Purple Rain, When Doves Cry

George Michael: Father Figure

Bob Segar: Turn The Page, Night Moves

Don Henley & Stevie Nicks: Leather & Lace

Tom Petty: Mary Jane’s Last Dance, Break Down

Bad Company: Feel Like Making Love, Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love

Blues:

Stevie Ray Vaughn: Pride & Joy, Voodoo Child, Life By The Drop

Bobby Blue Bland: Stormy Monday

George Thorogood: Bad To The Bone

Eric Clapton: Wonderful Tonight, Cocaine

Folk:

James Taylor: Fire And Rain

John Denver: Country Roads, Thank God I’m A Country Boy

Jim Croce: Bad Leroy Brown, Time In A Bottle

What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?

Jimmy was a cabinet maker and carpenter and Marc was a butcher

Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?

Don't stop at the top!! Don't take criticism personally and for God's sake, distance yourself from jealous friends and family.

What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?

Hire enough people to at least give a one time response to an email and be more open minded to new sounds instead of cookie cutting artists just because a certain sound is working currently (Nashville Machine).

How Do You Feel About Originality?

I think it defines the artist. It's the ultimate goal to experience tour own rewards against the status quo,

Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?

We will always perform at charities for Autism, Cancer and St. Jude plus any personal charities for people within our circle of fans if the need arise.

Websites or Social Media Pages:

https://www.facebook.com/marc.kenney1 
https://www.facebook.com/marckenney37/ 
https://www.reverbnation.com/marckenney 
https://www.instagram.com/marckenneymusic/ 
https://www.reverbnation.com/jimmywaters 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJjX8WkpWAAv7WDXgWWsOhg?view_as=subscriber 
https://open.spotify.com/artist/7HsQmCJP5XFiuPjgZarcYA 
https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/marc-kenney/1420065129?fbclid=IwAR3Yasx1T4FXaXki6rE37lZCfDg-a9HiH2Sz9FCa-u9n0EVBi5TLshvZzss 
https://www.iheart.com/artist/marc-kenney-32337394/?cmp=ios_share&fbclid=IwAR30KJhKT6yKO-Sdmf_vjL9eh0c8W7JdVt2217hnratWz7-Wfpm89-eQNTk 
https://twitter.com/MarcKenney2

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