Who is Kevin Gullage? 'American Idol' contestant has band called Kevin & The Blues Groovers

Kevin began his career as a multi-instrumentalist but eventually turned his musical focus to the piano


                            Who is Kevin Gullage? 'American Idol' contestant has band called Kevin & The Blues Groovers
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ABC's 'American Idol' will be seeing New Orleans musician Kevin Gullage, who is also a bandleader of Kevin & The Blues Groovers contesting for a spot. The bandleader and pianist will be showing off his singing talent before the judges and audience.

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Kevin began his career as a multi-instrumentalist but eventually turned his musical focus to the piano. The latest edition of the 'American Idol' will feature a set of young and budding singing stars, including Kevin, who will be auditioning in front of judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan on Sunday, March 20. To celebrate the occasion, a watch party has been organized at 5:30 pm on Sunday at Mariano's Italian Eatery in Luling, Louisiana where Kevin will perform. This will be followed by the viewing of the episode at 7 pm. If you are interested in knowing more about Kevin, read on.

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Who is Kevin Gullage?

Kevin, a 22-year-old piano player, grew up in the New Orleans area and graduated from the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and Loyola University New Orleans. With his blend of soulful singing and dazzling blues piano infused with the backing of his experienced bandmates, Kevin is bound to leave the audience and judges in awe.


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Kevin showed prodigious signs of musical talent and followed his father's footsteps, embracing his passion for music as an instrumentalist, singer, and writer. He grew up interacting with artists such as Henry Butler, Gary Brown, Carol Fran and others. At the age of 18, Kevin was selected as the pianist for the 2017 Thelonious Monk All-Star Sextet. In the same year, a multi-Grammy-winning band, 'Blues Traveler' invited Kevin to perform with them at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

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In 2019, Kevin became a resident artist at BB King's Blues Club. After amassing a growing fan base, he released his debut EP titled 'Blues for the City'. The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have halted Kevin & The Blues Groovers' tenure at BB King's Blues Club. But with his appearance on one of the biggest shows, he will surely expand his fortune and singing talent.

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Do you want to watch him performing on the stage? Then be sure to watch 'American Idol' Season 20.

'American Idol' Season 20 airs every Sunday at 8 pm ET on ABC.