Just released: The audio version of Pete's debut novel Floodwood!
This fast-moving narrative of global adventure mixes mystery, myth and a monster. The brand new audio version is read by Pete and features original soundtrack music composed and played by him! The crime fighting tale of Alistair Wulver and intrepid crossbow-toting heroine Artemis Fletcher comes alive with Pete's narration and newly-penned music.
On the heels of his successful memoir, Pete’s debut novel, Floodwood, is a hybrid of mystery and fantasy.
There’s something rotten at New York’s prestigious Strabo Society, and a werewolf is on the loose in sedate Westchester County. Improbably assisted by an intrepid female professor-turned-secret-agent named Artemis Fletcher, the werewolf’s mission is anything but expected, spanning the globe from the Adirondacks to the Himalayas and ancient temples of Japan. This unforgettable mystery novel combines classical and folk mythology, esoteric tropes and a touch of horror that recalls Edgar Allen Poe and Mary Shelley.
Order a print copy of Floodwood here:
Release date June 15, 2021.
$19.99 plus shipping
Browse our CD and Bookstore to pick up copies of many of our CDs including our limited edition "Dance A Little Closer: The Kennedys Sing The Songs Of Nanci Griffith" as well as our latest "Safe Until Tomorrow" and more.
VIEW OUR SONG LIST!
CLICK HEREto see the updated list of the 698 unique songs we've played so far! The chart notes which show(s) each song was played, so you can go to our YouTube archive and find the song you're looking for.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th:
THE KENNEDYS' 80th Show & 700th Song Contest!
Please join us this coming Sunday, September 19 at 2pm Eastern Time for another landmark show: It's contest time again! This Sunday will mark the 80th consecutive Sunday livestream for us, and we'll also play the 700th different song over these past 18 months! That means "The Drum" is coming out again! Send your requests to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll pull them out of the drum and play them as we go along. You can request any song, but only songs we've never played before will qualify for the 700th song prize! Good luck, and "see you" on Sunday!
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"Electric Sitar Meditations" out NOW, both on CD and as digital downloads!
Sandalwood incense wafts from the next room. “Electric Sitar Meditations” by Pete Kennedy is playing. The drone of his sitar is calming, but at the same time it triggers a heightened sensual awareness. Kennedy's solid reputation as a folk-rock sideman was cemented long ago through his work with Nanci Griffith, Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Kate Wolf and most notably his wife and duo partner Maura Kennedy. He's also released a string of guitar-centric albums in the roots/Americana genre.
With "Electric Sitar Meditations" he takes a bold step in a new direction, offering a set of jazz classics from the late fifties "modal" period associated with Miles and Coltrane, balanced against a virtual "side two" of his own improvisations on classical themes by Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky and Bartok. The electric sitar, which he plays solo throughout with no overdubs or edits, is an evocative, surprisingly sonorous instrument that has long deserved a rehab from its hippie-era gimmick status. Kennedy quietly reinvents the instrument as an "ancient but fresh" sound that will intrigue jazz, classical and new age listeners.
Get the digital download on your choice of several music outletsHERE