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Meet Kevin Gullage from American Idol Season 20


Kevin Gullage from American Idol Season 20

Kevin Gullage from American Idol Season 20

Kevin Gullage is among the artists rumored to have auditioned for American Idol Season 20.

American Idol returns to ABC on Sunday, Fe. 27. Here’s more about Kevin.

* He’s a 23-year-old blues musician based in New Orleans.

* He fronts the band Kevin and the Blues Groovers and has performed regularly at the B.B. King’s Blues Club in New Orleans.

* In 2018, he released a five-song contemporary blues EP called “Blues for the City.”

* The title track, which you can check out below, took honorable mention in the 2021 Unsigned Only Music Competition, which received more than 10,000 entries.

* He’s the son of bass player Tony Gullage, who once performed for the Queen of England. Kevin says he was “born into gospel,” and began performing himself around age 6.

* According to his bio, after middle school, he auditioned and earned at spot at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), where he was a standout in the jazz instrumental department.

* Kevin plays piano and other instruments and has been active with bands, first the Kevin Gullage Band, then the Blues Groovers, since 2014.

* In 2017, at age 18, he was selected to perform with the world renown Blues Travelers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

* Of that experience, Kevin told a local newspaper: “It means so much to me. I got to meet legends, living legends of music. Not just of music performance, but composition, technicality and knowing how to put on a good show and entertain everyone — getting to meet people who do exactly what I want to do.”

Kevin on social media:

Keep checking back …

I’ll be posting profiles of about 50 top contestants who auditioned for American Idol Season 20. Profiles of the singers listed below will be coming soon. More names might be added. The links take you to the profiles already published.

Allegra Miles
Ashley Blaire
Ava Maybee
Betty Maxwell
Cadence Baker
Carly Mickeal
Christian Guardino
Ciasia Nicole
Cole Wesley Ritter
Corey Curtis

Dakota Hayden
Douglas Mills, Jr.
Elli Rowe
Elliot Greer
Fritz Hager
Hunter Girl
Jacob Moran
Jay Copeland
Joedi Silvers
Jordan Chase Torrez

Jourdan Blue
Katyrah Love
Kaylin Roberson
Kelsie Dolin
Kendra Checketts
Kenedi Anderson
Kevin Gullage
Kezia Istonia (a.k.a. Lady K.)
Kirk Richmond
Leah Marlene

Lexi Weege
Max Embers
Mike Parker
Nicolina Bozzo
Olivia Faye
Paige Fish
Ryan Argast
Ryleigh Madison
Sam Moss

Scarlet Ayliz
Sir Blayke
Tobias Hill
Tristen Gressett
Tyler Allen
Valerie Marie
Wennely Quezada
Yoli Mayor

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