I'm a very soulful singer/entertainer. I use a wireless mic and love to get out in the audience and make it fun and high energy. I love to walk from table to table and sing to people or stay on stage and utilize all the dynamics I feel! I sing to the highest quality backing trax - some of which have been special ordered or recorded - I present a high quality, professional performance. I'm looking forward to entertaining you at your event!
Kelly can do it all! She handled all of the music for my wedding AND reception and flawlessly played every end of the spectrum to keep all ages up and moving. She went above and beyond as our guests were having such a good time it went well into the morning hours. Once you hear her voice and see that smile when she is performing, you will have no doubt Kelly Quinn is the right choice for any gig!
Response from Kelly Quinn:
Thank you so much Mindy! What incredibly generous and kind words!
I have seen Kelly sing several times with or without a band with her. She has a great stage presence and very authentic in presentation of songs. From The Rolling Stones to Stevie Nicks she is right one and in tune. Always getting new music and perfecting older songs.
Response from Kelly Quinn:
JayT! Thank you so much my friend! What a great message!!! Thank you!
Kelly is very unique as she can do it all...country, rock, R&B, blues. She might do Adele better than Adele! I strongly recommend her for any occasion. She plays to the room and can blend in or rock the house! Don't let her get away!
Response from Kelly Quinn:
Thank you so much Bob!
It is such a joy to experience this woman's performances. It goes beyond just listening to her play and sing: she draws you into the music and you want to be a part of the performance. She has an amazing voice and a unique effervescent presence on the stage. I would always attend one of her performances.
Response from Kelly Quinn:
Jim! You touch my heart! Thank you so much! I would sure love to see you in the audience again very soon! Thank you for this review!!
Price Range: $250 and up
Gig Length: 90 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Singing and entertaining go hand in hand. I believe a lot of people can sing. When you combine the artform of being an entertainer along with a highly developed vocal skill, you have the complete package. I am confident I have that to offer. I use a wireless mic (Shure/Beta) and I always present myself professionally while maintaining a fun, energy-packed, entertaining ambiance. I’m able to read my audience and cater my interaction with the crowd based on each individual event. I love to walk around during the performance, engaging the audience and singing to people at their tables. I have an extensive music library and though I arrive prepared with set lists, I am easily able to take special requests from the audience. With a diverse 20-year stage and studio performance background in many mainstream music genres, I’m able to easily adapt my performance to the ambiance of any venue or event, including piano bar material, easy listening classics, classic rock, blues and blues/rock, pop and country. The sound I bring will be the complete sound of a full band including backup vocals, and I also incorporate my own live percussion instruments to enhance the overall sound/experience.
Kelly Quinn is originally from a small town in Michigan called Big Rapids. Her father, Don Quinn and her mother Mary, opened and built a successful music business called Quinn's Music. He was a drummer and passed away in 1977. The store is still open today but under new ownership. Kelly has been singing since she could speak and entertaining small gatherings in the family at a young age, to her high school Homecoming dance, to pubs, corporate events, and weddings. Kelly moved to Nashville in 1995 and then to Las Vegas in 1998 where she recorded in both Music City and in Vegas and opened up for Tom Jones impersonators and performed in many casinos. Kelly enjoys utilizing her dynamics and passion when she hits the power notes and loves to involve the audience because they are the reason she sings - to bring magic, love and beauty to the hearts of those who listen and see her. Kelly is looking to entertain further for local events, parties, weddings, pubs as she performs solo with her backing trax and percussion. Her influences include Beth Hart, Etta James, Adele, Heart, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, Gloria Gaynor, Eva Cassidy, Martina McBride, Joss Stone, Tina Turner, and many, many more! Her sound is unique, engaging, entertaining and has the ability to replace a full band at a very reasonable price. Kelly looks forward to hearing from you very soon to book your next party or event!
Additional Booking Notes
I am reliable, on time, always like to get the stage set up beforehand and do a sound check. I usually try to work that out with the person who hires me ahead of time. I have floor lights that stay cool enough to stay on the floor or depending on the venue, I will put them on the bar in front or beside me. I use a wireless mic and a corded mic so I can walk around during the performance and sing to people at their tables.
Past Booked Events
|December 09, 2017–December 10, 2017 • 4:00pm - 12:00am||Private Christmas Party|
|December 02, 2017–December 03, 2017 • 5:00pm - 12:00am||Corporate Christmas Party|
|November 18, 2017–November 19, 2017 • 9:30pm - 12:30am||Knights of Columbus|
|November 10, 2017 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Corporate Party @ DeVos Center|
|October 28, 2017–October 29, 2017 • 2:00pm - 12:00am||Wedding|
|October 21, 2017 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Party|
I am always adding, so this list will be evolving:
A Song For You, Leon Russell/Etta James
All Jacked Up, Gretchen Wilson
At Last, Etta James
Black Velvet, Alannah Myles
Bless the Broken Road, Rascal Flats
Chain of Fools, Aretha Franklin
Come To My Window, Melissa Etheridge
Crazy, Patsy Cline
Different Breed, Carter's Chords
Dog & Butterfly, Heart
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue, Crystal Gayle
Don't Know Why, Norah Jones
Don't You Remember, Adele
Dr. Feelgood, Aretha
Dreams, Fleetwood Mac
Drift Away, Dobie Gray
Favorite Mistake, Sheryl Crow
Fool That I Am, Etta James - Adele
Fooled Around & Fell In Love, Elvin Bishop
Foolish Games, Jewel
From This Moment, Shania Twain
Gimme One Reason, Tracy Chapman
Go Your Own Way, Fleetwood Mac
Gold Dust Woman, Fleetwood Mac
Guilty, Bonnie Raitt
Gypsy, Fleetwood Mac
Have a Heart, Bonnie Raitt
Hey Jude, Beatles
How Great Thou Art, Martina McBride
I Feel the Earth Move
I'm The Only One, Melissa Etheridge
It Hurts Me Too, Susan Tedeschi
Landslide, Stevie Nicks
Let It Be, Beatles
Little By Little, Susan Tedeschi
Love Me Like A Man, Bonnie Raitt
Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin', Journey
Me and Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin
Midnight Train to Georgia, Gladys Knight & the Pips
Nothing Compares to You, Sinead O'Connor
On A Bus To St. Cloud, Trisha Yearwood
Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac
Right to Be Wrong, Joss Stone
Rock Me Baby, Tina Turner
Rollin' In The Deep, Adele
Silver Springs, Stevie Nicks
Since I Fell For You, Bonnie Raitt
Someone Like You, Adele
Something To Talk About, Bonnie Raitt
Son of a Preacher Man, Dusty Springfield
Songbird, Fleetwood Mac - Eva Cassidy
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around, DUET: S. Nicks/Tom Petty
Stormy Monday, Eva Cassidy
Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond
The Nearness of You, 1938 Hoagy Carmichael/Frank Sinatra/Norah Jones
The Sky is Cryin', Stevie Ray Vaughn
To Make You Feel My Love, Adele
Turn Me On, Norah Jones
Unchained Melody, Righteous Brothers
Uninvited, Alannis Morrisette
Up to the Mountain, Patty Griffin
Violets and Roses, Alexander Jean
What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong-Eva Cassidy
What's Up, 4 Non-Blondes
When You Say Nothin' At All, Alison Krauss
Wicked Game, Chris Isaak
Wild Horses, Rolling Stones
You're So Vain, Carly Simon
You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman, Aretha
Influences & Inspiration
Adele, The Beatles, Beth Hart, Etta James, Melissa Etheridge, Heart, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, Gloria Gaynor, Eva Cassidy, Martina McBride, Joss Stone, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Diana Krall, Tracy Chapman, Patsy Cline, Pink, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Trisha Yearwood and more!
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