the Queen of Swing™
International Recording Artist
Female Artist of the Year
Kelli Grant, the Queen of Swing™
Grab your girdles girls as it might get a little bumpy as the PIANO POUNDIN' * RHYTHM ROCKIN' * BASS KICKIN' showman Kelli Grant, Female Artist of the Year follows the evolution of Swing into a musical revolution called Rock 'n Roll.
Comb your ducktails and grab your poodle skirts for the one of the most exciting entertainers to ever grace a stage.
Come "swing" with the "Queen" as she carries the audience down a musical highway of Blues, Jazz & Swing in a variety of original musical revues based on her diverse recording career. From New York to Vegas, Memphis to Texas the Queen of Swing™ performs magnificent covers along with her own chart topping hits in a variety of shows most of which are based on 50’s Rock ‘n Roll Swing music along with a little Texas Swing ... Awh!
Kelli's career began on Warner Bros. German affiliate, Eagle Records with her self-
Kelli won Female Artist of the Year is a 2 time Female Artist of the Year Nominee and was the only Female nominee on the list for RMA Artist of the Year.
For her songwriting skills she received a Billboard Songwriting "Honorable Mention" with several of those originals hitting the #1 spot. As a music graduate and musician Kelli was honored as a
Texas State Musician Nominee.
Other honors include induction into the Swing Hall of Fame, the World Who's Who Jazz Cabaret Singers -
Most recently, March 2022 she was inducted into the Marquis Who's Who in America for being an
Her CD's have received 4 & 5 star reviews from around the world with French Music critic, Bernard Boyat proclaiming her CD, Swing-
She has headlined in the biggest venues being listed in the Isle of Capri Casino Blue Book as "One of their BEST SHOWS" and appeared with some of the biggest stars in the biz. For her knowledge, academics and expertise Kelli was invited to be a Table Top Speaker for the Texas Arts & Exchange Conference, Austin, Texas.
Although not nominated Kelli was one of only 36 CD’s placed for consideration by the Grammy™ reviewing board for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album" and one of only 48 for consideration in "Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance". She was also a Vocalist Nominee for the Grammy Board of Directors Texas Chapter and her "Swing ‘n Blues" CD is on music critic, Henri Woode’s list of Top Jazz Album (scroll down to the year 2000).
Kelli's performance at the Marshall Civic Center received a standing ovation and she was publicly declared by Marshall Regional Arts Director, Geraldine Mauthe, "an exceptional entertainer". While at the Texas Arts Exchange Conference Kelli saw Ms. Mauthe who boastingly made her claim to surrounding members attending the conference of Kelli’s performance.
As a BMI licensed songwriter Kelli recently recieved a BMI Royalty payment for the 3rd Qtr. of 2021 for over 3500 plays on registered affiliates. A Non-
The Kokomo Theatre LLC, "a drive-
The small intimate theatre with limited seating proudly presents International Recording Artist the award winning Singer, Songwriter and Texas State Musician Nominee, Kelli Grant, the Queen of Swing™ for a One-
For a limited time only the Queen of Swing™ is Swingin’ at the Kokomo Theatre. Come join the fun and enjoy our special family friendly events: Full Moon Party Dance & Romance, Sock Hop Saturday Swing Doo Rock, Sci-
Please call / text (903) 918-