of the longest running bands Music City, the Don
Kelley band has been going strong since 1981.
Don began playing at Robert’s in the mid-1990s.
Along with BR-549, Don Kelley’s band helped
Broad around from it’s rundown days of peep
shows and dilapidated clubs to a desirable tourist
and local destination for music. Don Kelley is
known for his ability to discover great new talent.
Some of the best players who’ve been part
of this band include Brent Mason, David Byrd,
Paul Cook, Sid Hudson and Johnny Hiland. The current
lineup is Dave Roe (bass), J.D. Simo (guitar),
Artie Alinikoff (drums) and, of course, Don Kelley
(rhythm and lead guitar).