About AK

Aaron Kelly was never on American Idol, but did grow up on the edge of the Chicago megalopolis, falling under the influence of John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, and empathy, his songs are carefully crafted and made to last. He’s been featured by American Songwriter Magazine, and released Barefoot and Bottomed Out, his first solo album, in 2016, after zig-zagging across the country for years with Overman.¬† Making up for lost time, Aaron Kelly Band¬†will release an LP, Songs Still Sing, and an EP, Letting the Animals Out, in 2022.

Aaron Kelly Band Now Has A Facebook Page – Please Like and Share!

Check out Aaron’s interview on WGN Radio:
Aaron & Dave at WGN


02 Jul 2022 St. Charles, IL Evergreen Pub Evergreen Pub
08 Jul 2022 Chicago, IL Schubas Schubas
09 Jul 2022 Naperville, IL The Growing Place The Growing Place
16 Jul 2022 Wheaton, IL Dry City Brew Works Dry City Brew Works
22 Jul 2022 Geneva, IL Preservation Preservation
30 Jul 2022 Aurora, IL The Venue (The Illegal Smiles) The Venue (The Illegal Smiles)
13 Aug 2022 Woodridge, IL Ike & Oak Brewing Company Ike & Oak Brewing Company
03 Sep 2022 Wheaton, IL Dry City Brew Works Dry City Brew Works
06 Oct 2022 Elburn, IL Heritage Prairie Farms Heritage Prairie Farms


Aaron Kelly – “A Rude Awake”

Aaron Kelly Band – “I Love Flowers (Everybody Does)”

Aaron Kelly Band – “Sarcophagus”

Aaron Kelly – “Talking USPS Blues”

Aaron Kelly Band – “Secret Science”

Aaron Kelly – “No Reception”

Aaron Kelly Band – “Boys in the Band”

Aaron Kelly & Friends – “Pink & Blonde” at Council Hill Station

Aaron Kelly & Friends – “Come On (Too Strong)” in Galena, IL

Aaron Kelly Orphan Video

Aaron Kelly – “Fourteen Diamond Rings” at Moe’s Tavern, Chicago