Breanna Kennedy is a 21 year old Soulful, Indie / Singer/ Songwriter artist hailing from Salt Lake City Utah now residing in Los Angeles , who’s been doing some great things musically these past few years.She has worked with some of today’s top writers and producers including Jimmy Harry, Danielle Brisebois, Rodney Jerkins, Tony Kanal of No Doubt, Billy Steinberg, Eric Berdon, Pete Townsend of the The Who and others.
Entertwine: Could you give us some insight into your musical background? What life experiences and situations inspire you to create and record music in the first place?
Breanna Kennedy: I was brought up listening to bands live Fleetwood mac and Pat Benetar. Also my dad was a musician so I have to sty that influenced me. Im inspired by life all around me. The city, friends and family , relationships. And of course emotions Im feeling.
ET: How has living in Los Angeles, California influenced you, both musically and personally? What are some of your favorite venues in Los Angeles? What have been a few of your most memorable performances?
BK: Living in La is such a rat race so it makes be become more cynical but also makes you more competitive. Its a trade off I guess. So far Molly Malones has been my favorite venue. I just played it September 7th of this year. My most memorable performance was when I played with Pete Townsend to honor him at a tribute last year
ET: Could you tell us about what went into the making of your music video for ‘She’s Falling’?
BK: Shes falling was a concept me and my manager Johnny Vieira came up with about a girl ( my sister who passed ) falling through life. It was very tough.
ET: Could you tell us what it’s been like to work with writers and producers such as Rodney Jerkins, Jimmy Harry, Tony Kanal, Billy Steinberg, and Eric Berdon? What was it like sharing the stage with Pete Townshend? How did that opportunity come about?
BK: Working such talented people has been such a blessing . Ive learned so much from them and I hop they took away a little from me as well.
ET: What do the remaining months of 2014 hold in store for Breanna Kennedy? Do you have any performance dates scheduled or plans to release a full-length album in the near future?
BK: This year I am continuing to perform , record a,d write for both myself and other artists. I will be busy. Just check my social media sites for more show dates. I also constantly post new material Im creating. So Stay tuned for much more material in the coming weeks and months
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