Stephen Kellogg w/ Taylor Carson - 11/24Saturday, November 24 2018 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start
- Bar Stool
Stephen Kellogg w/ Taylor Carson - 11/24
at City Winery New York City
Over the last decade, Connecticut native Stephen Kellogg has performed
more than 1500
concerts around the world, raised thousands of dollars f
or causes close to his heart, been
named Armed Forces Entertainer of the Year, and penned singles for
artists like "American Idol"
winner Nick Fradiani and the platinum selling rock band O.A.
s most recent writing
work with legendary guitarist Robert Randolph, has led to a 2
017 Grammy nomination for "Best
Contemporary Blues Record." He's also had his songs covered by
international major label acts
and released eight albums of his own that have yielded hundreds
of thousands of ticket and
When it comes to performing, CBS radio has called him "the bes
t live act you've never seen"
and another writer for
gives him the oddly flattering title "the best songwriter
you're not listening to." Filmmaker Peter Harding was so moved by
the underground nature of
Stephen's story that he made a documentary called "Last Man Standing" wh
ich went on to
become an Amazon exclusive film. In recent years he
s added speaking to his resume
delivering a Tedx Talk on job satisfaction, the key note speech
for the prestigious photography
summit WRKSHP, and garnering an invitation to speak to the stud
ents at Columbine High
School in Littleton, CO on the topics of social justice and
'finding your voice.'
While it's true that Kellogg may not currently be a household
name to everyone, he has
persisted in building a substantial career that has landed him
onstage with some of the biggest
d best touring bands in the world (Train, Sugarland, Jason
Isbell, Sara Bareilles, and Hanson to
name a few.) Kellogg's music has found its way onto the Billbo
ard charts and been featured in
numerous films and TV shows. His Americana-tinged, folk, po
p, and rock stylings can make his
sound hard to define, but to his core, this musician and
father of four brings heart and
incredible energy to everything he does.
Taylor Carson is an Arlington, VA based Singer/Songwriter offering easy listening solo performances or full band shows with high energy.
Taylor has shared the stage with many of today’s popular acts including O.A.R., Eric Hutchinson, Kina Grannis, Stephen Kellogg, Dispatch and Pat McGee. Performing and recording music for over 15 years, Taylor Carson is a veteran. His resume boasts well over 1,000 performances, 6 full-length records released; his two most recent records in the Top 10 on the iTunes charts.
Often pulling from his life experiences (and of course, the wild twists and turns it has taken), 2010’s Defending The Name earned him an Independent Music Award for Concept Album of the Year. The release of With Innocence in 2013 marked a debut collaboration with producer Mark Williams. Quickly, his fans put it in the Top 10 of the iTunes Pop Chart. Taylor has recorded and independently released 6 albums and works to share his optimism and life lesson's through his latest album, Go Amaze (May 2016).
Playing countless private parties, corporate events, weddings, cocktail parties, private and public venues of all sizes, your night is sure to be spot-on. Big, small or in between, Taylor's ability to play to any room has always been well applauded. Says Carson: "My/our music is filled with the optimism of dreams into everyday challenges and finds, with insightful observation about the good in the world around us. Songwriting is my vehicle of choice in the relentless pursuit of identity and community."