Irene Kelley

Accomplished Music Row songwriter Irene Kelley is playing her own songs at The Front Porch on Friday. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: Irene Kelley

Bluegrass beginnings: Loving Dolly Parton may have gotten Irene Kelley kicked out of her first rock band (she was fired for bringing a Dolly album to practice), but in the 30 years since, her bluegrass sensibility, songwriting talent, and instrumental know-how have made her an accomplished musician. Moving from Pennsylvania to Nashville at the start […]