J.Kells hails from the "Live Music Capital of the World," Austin, Texas. His hometown's famous mix of culture and sound is reflected in his unique ability to create music that feels both at home with the new class and as soulful as the greats.
J.Kells has performed at several Austin venues, including regular appearances at the city-wide annual Juneteenth celebration, SXSW, and the Austin Urban Music Festival, where he won the first R&B Challenge.
He has also brought his smooth R&B stylings to both coasts, with performances at LA's NAACP Theatre Awards, and Urban Threshold's A&R Showcase in NYC.
As a truly dynamic, soul entertainer, he has opened for various artists including Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Carl Thomas, Tank, Jon B, Keith Sweat and Kirk Franklin as well as toured locally with the First Lady of Gospel, Shirley Caesar.
J.Kells continues to use his multi-instrumental talents to create new music that makes you want to sink into some great grooves of R&B and soul and with new music coming, 2018 it should turn out to be a "Soulful Wondrous" year.
J.Kells New Music Coming 2018