Artist's BiographyOriginally from the suburbs of New York City, Kevin Leahy has spent the last decade recording and touring with a wide variety of Americana artists. He played on Shawn Mullins' 1998 multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording "Soul's Core" (Columbia Records), the BoDeans 2004 release "Resolution" (Rounder Records), and various other recording projects with artists such as Ellis Paul, Tift Merritt, Chuck Brodsky and Beth Wood. Kevin performed over 150 live shows and appeared in numerous television performances throughout the world while supporting Shawn's #1 Top-40 single "Lullaby". He has also toured extensively with the BoDeans, Billy Pilgrim, The Jennifer Nettles Band and Geoff Achison, as well as Sugarland, Bloodkin, Art "Buddy" Edwards and John Austin. Currently residing in Atlanta, Kevin regularly performs and records drums, mallet instruments and percussion in a number of settings. Kevin studied at the Manhattan School of Music pre-college program, and he is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Music, where he was a student of Kenny Aronoff.
Kevin Leahy proudly plays and endorses Ludwig drums and Vic Firth drumsticks.