You’re probably wondering, “Who is this Kenny Sweet?” If you would, allow me to fill you in. Kenny Sweet is a country/red dirt singer, songwriter, and guitar player from the Ozarks. Inspired by the likes of Johnny Cash, Toby Keith and Tyler Childers. Kenny was adopted at the young age of two months old. His life has been nothing shy of a struggle. Through all that struggle, Kenny found out the healing power that music has. It has helped him through many of life's daunting problems. In his words when asked how he would describe his life he replied with "Let the music tell the story." When you hear his songs, you will see how relatable he is. He believes that every song should tell a story. That is why he chose the country side of all the potential genres. In his songs, you can hear the story, feel the emotion, and relate to each song how you see fit.
Kenny is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. He served his country honorably for four years on active duty, with one combat deployment to Helmand Province Afghanistan. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in 2013 as a Motor Vehicle Operator. He began singing at a very young age. At the age of twelve years, he found a handmade acoustic guitar in his grandmother’s closet. It had but three guitar strings left on it. Kenny saved up some money and bought a new set of strings, and off he went listening and learning.
As he progressed over a decade and a half, an opportunity was presented to him in the summer of 2020. "Americas' Most Patriotic Rock Band” as labeled by the “Rolling Stones Magazine” Madison Rising, reached out to Kenny after a previous acoustic performance he had done with the lead singer of band (Rio Hiett) in Colfax WA. For a “Ruck For The Fallen” 10k hike, and asked if he wanted to make history. This peaked the interest of the young uprising star as he said, “Absolutely, when and where?” Amidst the Pandemic known as “COVID-19” former President Donald Trump was hosting a “Trump Rally” on June 20th 2020 at the BOK Center in Tulsa Oklahoma. The first mass event to feature live music since the Corona Virus Outbreak in late 2019. Kenny was brought on with the national touring act to perform the role of lead guitar and backup vocals, and opened up for 90’s Country Superstar and Texas Hall of Fame inductee, Clay Walker, before the President addressed his patrons and the state of our nation. The event had over 500,000 people! A crowd that any musician would give almost anything to get in front of.
Kenny is currently performing live solo act, duo and with his trio in the southwest Missouri region, writing new songs and working on recording his first album. Expected to be released early 2022. With the intent to title the album “22 A Day”in hopes to make a change in that number of Veterans (22) that commit suicide each and every day. There you will find his much anticipated original song 22 A Day. You can also find a few of his other original recorded singles on Spotify, under the name Kenny Sweet. Songs such as Small Town, Come Back Home, All Ya Got, and The Creek Don’t Rise.
Kenny has a burning desire to play, heal others through song. With a skill set that captured the attention of a national touring act. “Livin’ the SweetLife, one song at a time.”
Kenny has played on the stage in front of 500,000 people with the international touring act Madison Rising at the BOK center in Tulsa OK. for a "Trump Rally" and opened up for Country Music Superstar Clay Walker. Has had some of his original songs recognized by the likes of Colin Raye, Brent Baxter ( Hit song Writer for Alan Jackson "Monday Morning Church") and the Mickey Utley Band. (Nashville Natives, national touring act) He has put on/performed numerous fundraisers to earn money for others in need. His name is known to many local news stations/radio stations as well as venues. Has plans in place to open up for Red Dirt Music Star Jackson Taylor and the Sinners later this summer of 2021. Kenny received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps in July of 2015. For astounding service and dedication to our Great Nation.