“A consciousness-raising and soulful performer.”-Ron Forman, WKRB Radio
KELLY WRIGHT is a captivating performer who wows audiences with his soul-stirring performances. KELLY has been the opening act for the late James Brown. He has been featured on numerous shows with recording artists like Bobby Caldwell, Bobbi Humphrey, Jonathan Butler, Shirley Caesar, Cissy Houston and more. KELLY has been performing at top venues such as Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, The Friars Club, The Metropolitan Room, The Cotton Club, The Apollo Theater, Radio France in Paris, Shablul Jazz Club in Tel Aviv, and more. KELLY’S performances have also been featured nationwide on numerous television shows like Fox & Friends (FNC), The Huckabee Show (FNC & TBN) and other televised programs.
KELLY WRIGHT is a unique entertainer in that he is also known for his work as an Emmy Award winning TV News Journalist. In that role, KELLY has conducted interviews with Academy Award and Tony winner, Denzel Washington. Other newsmakers and celebrities that KELLY has interviewed include President Barack Obama (when he was a U.S. Senator), John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Shaquille O’Neal, Whitney Houston, Vanessa Williams, CeCe Winans, Nick Jonas, Roger Daughtry & Pete Townsend (The Who), and more.
KELLY pours all of his life’s experiences into his passion for music. He sings songs that are entertaining, uplifting and motivating. KELLY fuses all of his experiences in his latest musical project, “Love, Freedom & Peace.”
KELLY describes his versions of classic songs by Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke as his mission to delight and inspire audiences with great music that provides a great message of hope, civility and reconciliation in a world that’s become increasingly more cynical. KELLY provides a refreshing sound that places a premium on “Love, Freedom & Peace.”
“Wright turned the theater into a revival with audience members singing and dancing in the aisles.”