“Kenny Lee Young has brought Kit Sawyer on ship, turning his increasingly popular acoustic solo sets into a melodic duo complete with solid guitar leads, added vocal harmonization, and another pretty face to look at. The two have recently dropped new tracks. Sawyer’s lead guitar work is a strong compliment to Lee Young’s wide vocal range, creating a sound reminiscent of some of Rob Thomas’ solo work. Although their overall vibe is more upbeat than Jack Johnson, the rhythm guitar lines often bring Johnson’s style to mind as well. The music crosses boundaries- appropriate for background in a bar or as the main focus of attention, Lee Young and Sawyer have a sound work sticking to”
“I would recommend Kenny to anyone and definitely plan on using him again for future events. Plus, Kenny is a polite guy who is well spoken and fun to be around. He is doing great things with his gift, for certain.”
-Tyler Casebier (President of TDC) - Total Development Corporation
“When you begin to listen to Kenny's music, there is no doubt that you'll be swaying to the music and wanting to sing along! The EP is very catchy, and all of the songs are likely to get stuck in your head for days!”
Kenny was born in Bellevue, WA, but was raised in Midland and Sanford, MI. He began singing in choirs at a very young age up through high school. During this time, Kenny was the lead singer in a garage band group called "Rook" which focused on alternative rock.
It wasn't until going to college at Central Michigan University where he picked up the guitar as a freshman. He began winning talent shows and playing in local coffee shops and bars throughout the next few years, and at the age of 22 was when he released his first album "All Sides of the Spectrum".
Not long after the release, Kenny moved to Denver, CO. His solo career really took a leap forward where he made his mark by opening up for Common at CSU and Brad Corrigan from Dispatch at DU. He also released and EP in 2007 called "No Time to Waste" as well as three live albums. He has also been the front man for projects like "Left Hand Cheater", "MyFiend Tom","Pearls for Breakfast", and "Natural Geometry" while maintaining his solo career.
Currently you can see Kenny Lee Young playing at many venues, breweries, restaurants, coffee shops, festivals, benefits, and weddings inside and out of Colorado. He also released his new EP "The Learning Curve" in April of 2014 and in 2015 became sponsored by Teton Guitars
-Supporting act for Common @ Colorado State University - September 2007
-Supporting act for Brad Corrigan @ University of Denver - May 2007
-Spring Fling @ Metro State College 2007-2009
-Cherry Creek Arts Festival -Summers of 2007-2010
- Denver Idol Winner - 2011
-Colorado Dragon Boat Festival - Summers of 2010-2014
-Regis University Concert Series - 2012-2013
-Supporting act for Kenneth Stringfellow- February 2013
-Supporting act for Katy Z - August 2013
-Denver Raw Artists Showcase - March 2014
-NAMM Showcase @ Anaheim Convention Center - January 2015
-Supporting Act for Rich Robinson @ Belly Up - September 2015