Join us for an afternoon of country music with Aaron Kelly. Aaron brings his amazingly gifted voice to La Tourelle Hotel for an outside show not soon to be forgotten. Don't miss this talented young recording artist in his only Ithaca performance this summer!
AARON KELLY was born in Sarasota, Florida and grew up in Central Pennsylvania, which he calls home. Aaron has been singing professionally since the age of nine, playing shows all across the world from Norway to Mexico, Dominican Republic, and the entire United States and Canada. Aaron has performed and opened for acts such as Phil Vassar, Charlie Daniels, Loretta Lynn, Sawyer Brown, Little Big Town, Emerson Drive, Bill Anderson, Montgomery Gentry, Billy Currington, Martina McBride, The Bee Gees, and The Marshall Tucker Band, among others.
At age eleven, Aaron first stepped into the television spotlight on “America's Most Talented Kids.” At the age of sixteen, Aaron won the dream ticket to the front of the line for American Idol auditions, where he sang his way into the top 5 and into the hearts of America, landing himself into the Idols' Live Tour. Aaron has performed for audiences ranging from hundreds to millions on Idol. He has performed on TV shows such as Access Hollywood, The Ellen Show, David Letterman, The Wendy Williams Show, and Good Morning America. Proudly, Aaron Kelly performed the National Anthem in front of the world on the ABC network during the Little League World Series 2017 championship game.
Aaron has also grown up writing songs, working in Nashville, and co-writing with some of the biggest names in music such as Bobby Braddock, Frank Myers, Greg Barnhill, Rafe Van Hoy, James House, Jon Stone, Brian White, Blake Bollinger, Luke Sheets, Debby Throckmorton, Doug Johnson, and Don Henry, just to name a few.
Aaron offers several options for his fans custom to the venue's needs. Aaron with acoustic guitar or trio, which includes saxophone and percussion, and/or a full band.
Aaron Kelly is strongly committed to his community and believes strongly in giving. His goal is to bring joy into people's lives. Aaron's style is soulful, edgy blended into a country/pop flair. Aaron creates a personal experience mesmerizing his audience through a wide variety of music including his originals covering all genres and eras.
Aaron has performed for worthy causes such as Magical Memories for Children, Serve Inc (for the disabled), American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, and community members who find themselves victims of illness, disease or natural disasters.
Aaron credits his mom for always believing in his dreams and for being his biggest supporter. It is because of her that Aaron remains focused, grounded, and strives every day to be the best that he can be and to wake up doing music every day...changing lives one song at a time.