Kenny" - Marty Edwards Tribute to Kenny Rogers
Don't be fooled when you check out the new website at
http://www.kindakenny.com/. It is not Kenny
Rogers, but it is that incredible tribute artist "Kinda
Kenny". Marty Edwards who performs as "Kinda Kenny" is a
"look-alike" AND a "sound-alike" which makes him
Marty Edwards used to be embarrassed when people
mistook him for Kenny Rogers but now he takes it all in
stride, along with his success as an artist performing a
tribute to the great Country Legend, Kenny Rogers.
occurs on such a regular basis that he now realizes that Kenny
must have a million interesting stories about fans approaching
him or trying to get his attention.
One such story for
Marty was while at a Kenny Rogers concert. Miss Montana 2000,
Brandi Bjorklund, approached Marty who was sitting in the
audience prior to the concert starting. She asked if she could
have his autograph and her picture taken with him. Marty
asked, "Do you know who I am?" "Of course", she replied,
"You're Kenny Rogers".
another Kenny Rogers concert, Diamond Rio singer, Marty Roe
commented that there ought to be a law against people
impersonating a 'Super Star' like Kenny Rogers, as he pointed
the same concert, Kenny came out on stage, took a double take
when he saw Marty sitting in the audience, and asked him to
stand up and introduce himself. After the concert, Marty
commented that he should have replied "I'm Kenny Rogers and
who might you be?"
another time, Marty heard someone yelling "Kenny!" "Kenny!"
When Marty turned there was a fellow on the street videoing
Marty walking to his car, under the impression that he was
videoing Kenny Rogers.
"Kinda Kenny" performs on a regular basis. His next
shows are on the B.C. West Coast in Canada followed by a
couple of tours with "Legends Alive!", the Calgary Stampede, a
private function for the B.C. Firechiefs Association and other
shows up and down the coast.
and a friend have also been busy putting together the 1st ever
"Valley Music Festival" in Peachland, BC. This 2-day festival
will be the biggest thing that has happened in the Peachland
area. Details are on www.valleymusicfestival.com. The Friday
night show includes so far, the Cruzeros, Malcolm and Moore,
and a variety of local artists.
The Saturday night show
includes top tribute artists, Buddy Holly, Elvis, Kenny
Rogers, Tina Turner, Shania, etc.
Marty also continually works on the 6th Annual Put A
Little Love In Your Heart benefit concert to help abused
children. Information is posted on http://www.stardaze.com/.