“We are a band that’s like your record collection.” -Kevn Kinney
“Crunching hard rock is the drivin part, brittle countryish balladry the cryin, with the two linked by a heavy dose of Led Zeppelinphilia. If Paul westerberg had grown up worshiping Angus Young instead of Alex Chilton, The Replacements might have sounded something like this Atlanta band.” -Rolling Stone Magazine
Kevn Kinney is an acclaimed American rock/alt-country/folk singer and songwriter most widely known as the founder and frontman of the Atlanta-based rock band Drivin N Cryin.
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An accomplished musician, poet and painter, Kinney has released multiple critically-acclaimed recordings over his 30+ year professional career including the gold-certified album Fly Me Courageous. He is well-known for his collaborations with the Allman Brothers’ Warren Haynes, REM, and Grammy Award-winning producer Paul Ebersold, among others. Executive Producers of F/X Network’s hit TV show Archer asked Kinney to produce 12 tracks (5 of which are pre-existing DNC/KK songs and 3 of which were written anew by KK for the series) for season 5 debuting January 13, 2014.
Drivin N Cryin was honored in 2011 by the State Of Georgia with House Resolution 387, recognizing the band members for their contributions to the arts and for their ongoing charitable efforts. In 2015 they were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame alongside Gregg Allman, Sam Cooke and others. Drivin N Cryin recent releases were 2015’s Best of Songs, a vinyl only release on Plowboy Records and the re-release of Mystery Road on Island/Universal Fall 2017. Darius Rucker released a cover of the Drivin N Cryin hit and Kevn Kinney penned song “Straight To Hell”, the track features Rucker along with friends Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum putting a contemporary Country twist on a classic song and a nod to one of the most unique poets of our time. Kevn continues to tour, both solo and with Drivin N Cryin, around the world often.