From the Land of Pleasant Living, Baltimore native Billy Kemp is a musician, songwriter, singer, composer and producer. He is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known for his tasteful and inventive guitar playing.
"Literate songs in a country blues manner. Down-to-earth tales punctuated by vivid lyrics and crisp guitar work." Dirty Linen
"About Billy Kemp... he reminds me of some Austin-type songwriters; also a cross between Leroy Preston and Loudon Wainwright. He's better than 90% of the music I receive." Rosanne Cash
"Billy Kemp, a gifted multi-instrumentalist with an impressive list of studio and road credentials, frames songs with austere and subtle acoustic arrangements built on various combinations of guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin and harmonica." Bluegrass Unlimited
"Billy Kemp plays originals with roots in rock and country. What puts it over is the conviction and passion of Kemp's delivery." Washington Post