Lap Steel & Mandolin
The music of Somerville combines contemporary country with a blend of Americana Rock, Roots and Blues, spanning a spectrum of influence from Vince Gill and The Eagles to Chris Stapleton and The Steel Drivers. Ken and Barry were signed to RPM Music Group, one of Nashville's top publishing companies. With several albums out to date they continue to collaborate with hit songwriters on Music Row and perform with their band at a variety of shows and venues.
After 20 plus years together, here are some of the acts Somerville has shared the stage, opened the show or performed on the bill with...
Charlie Daniels, Willie Nelson, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, Bo Diddley, Asleep at the Wheel, Carl Perkins, Kathy Mattea, Diamond Rio, Marty Stewart, Neil McCoy, The Clark Family (from American Idol), Bill Engvall (Comedian), John Anderson, The Mavericks, Brian White, Sherrie Austin (Delaware County Fair), Ken Melons (Ulster County Fair), Trick Pony (Orange County Fair), Emily Kinney (from the Walking Dead series - yep she’s also a singer with a great band), Steel Magnolia with Meghan Linsey (who was also a winner on The Voice), Jeffrey Steele and Jimbeau Hinson (Hit Songwriters), Jimmy Wayne, Eric Paslay, Shenandoah (two nights after they won the CMA award for a duet they did with Allison Krauss), Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Pete Townsend and Joni Mitchell, John Hall and Orleans with Robbie Dupree. Somerville appeared on Prime Time country on the Nashville Network with Janie Frickie and Kyle Petty, hosted by Bob Eubanks as well as being featured on segments for CMT (Country Music Television). They have performed at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts numerous times, South Street Seaport for WYNY, Live radio on the WVA in Wheeling West Virginia, PBS performances in NY and NJ and featured on many local radio stations including Thunder Country 102.
Bass & Vocals
Lead Vocal & Guitars
Drums & Vocals