Billy Short Bio

Billy Kemp is a song and music maker, mostly roots music. The Baltimore native and middle Tennessee resident has recorded seven solo records and written over three hundred songs. He has performed at the Grand Ole Opry, played loud electric guitar on international rock tours and composed music for Maryland Public Television. His concerts feature original songs and stories on guitar, banjo and piano. His latest release, Onions, Old Movies & You, includes songs of no bad days, an unhurried lover late for work, a stinging motorcycle accident, a tearful neglected lover, an argument on the band bus, a take it slow advice reading, an invitation story and others. Kemp is touring again in celebration of his new record.