Performances

Upcoming Shows

2019 Performances

Jan - 06 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Jan - 13 - 2019

Eugene, OR

National Anthem, U of O Basketball Game

The University of Oregon, men’s basketball game with have a jazzy guest. Kenney Polson will perform the national anthem at the game when the University of Oregon Duck play against USC Trojans.  Game Starts at 5 PM.

Jan - 19 - 2019

Portland, OR

The 1905 Jazz Club

Kenney returns to the 1905 with his smooth jazz group. This will be his CD release performance for his new single “Blessed” The show begins at 9 PM and ends at 11:30 PM Get there early to get a seat!

Jan - 20 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Jan - 21 - 2019

Portland, OR

Highland Center - Martin Luther King Celebration

World Arts presents the 34th tribute to Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King. The event is located at The Highland Christian Center, 7600 N. Glisan from 11 AM to 6 PM. There are many acts participating in the event with Kenney Polson  performing in the afternoon.

Jan - 27 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Feb - 02 - 2019

Jack London Review

Kenney Polson comes to the Jack London Revue to bring smooth jazz selections from his new CD “For Lovers Only.” The CD’s concept is a mixture of smooth jazz and R&B. Included on the CD project are members of Kool & The Gang, WAR, Tower of Power, The Isley Brothers, Malo, Michael Henderson, and Fred Wesley. 

Feb - 03 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Feb - 10 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Feb - 17 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Feb - 24 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Feb - 28 - 2019

Susanville, CA

Lassen College w/Louis Price -Temptations

Lassen College focuses on Black History Month every year and gives a concert every year to celebrate the culture of black Americans. This is also a fundraiser for the College. The goal is to give scholarships to worthy students. This will be the first year Kenney Polson is not using local musicians from Susanville. 

Mar - 03 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Mar - 10 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Mar - 17 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Mar - 24 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Mar - 31 - 2019

Portland, OR

Mekong Bistro

The Mekong Bistro is the only Cambodian restaurant in town and they are hosting Smooth Jazz for the first time, featuring Kenney Polson. Admission is free and the music starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There is plenty of room to get your groove on and while you are there try the Crazy Wings!

Past Shows

2018 Performances

Nov - 17 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

The Jack London Revue

The Jack London Revue is one of the premiere Jazz Clubs in Portland. This time Kenney Polson shares the evening with sax player Mike Phillips. The show begins at 9 PM.

Nov - 16 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

Albina Soul Revue

The Albina Soul Revue is a community soul music showcase of historic proportions. The event features underrepresented musicians of color once active in the Albina area of North & Northeast Portland.

Oct - 13 - 2018

SEATTLE, WA

The Royal Esquire Club

The Royal Esquire hosts there first annual smooth jazz night. Local veteran Deems TsutakawaOpens the show with Kenney Polson finishing up the evening with smooth jazz originals. The show starts at 8:30 p.m.

Sept - 21 - 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV

Impactful Women Fundraiser

Parent Citywide will be Honoring 10 Women in the City of Las Vegas. These Women will be Honored in Five Categories; Education, Politics, Community Service, Economic Development, Media/Entertainment.

AUG - 22 - 2018

SEATTLE, WA

PDX 5, Main Street Festival

Every summer Portland 5 hosts a series of music where live music is presented every Wednesday for seven weeks during the summer. This show featured Kenney Polson along with Verse Jean serving as the opening act. This show is a scorcher and it starts at 6 PM!

AUG - 04 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

Vanport Smooth Jazz Festival

The Vanport Smooth Jazz Festival is the biggest smooth jazz festival in Portland. National acts are in abundance. The only local act was Kenney Polson. Other artists: Najee, Jonathan Butler, Normand Brown, and Jasmine Ghent.

Jul - 14 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

Perlot Restaurant

This restaurant hosts jazz every weekend. Kenney Polson is the featured group this Saturday. Music starts at 8 PM.

Jun - 29 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

Jack London Jazz Club

Kenney Polson returns to Jack London with one of his first performances this summer.  This line up is with a new band and we are looking forward to feeling the new energy. Get your tickets early for this one!

Jun - 03 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

The Corkscrew Wine Bar

Everybody knows that wine and jazz is a great combination. That theory will be tested by the Kenney Polson Band at the Corkscrew Wine Bar. The admission is free. Come see what all the fuss is all about.

Apr - 14 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

The 1905 Jazz Restaurant

Kenney Polson makes his very first appearance at the 1905. Admission is free! Come and enjoy the music and grab some pizza while you are here!

Apr - 06 - 2018

Eugene, OR

The Jazz Station

This is the second appearance of Kenney Polson at Eugene’s premiere jazz club. The band was hot last time and the people enjoyed it. Come on out to hear good music from this Portland Based Band. There is a buzz brewing about this band, inquiring minds might want to check it out.

MAR - 23 - 2018

PORTLAND, OR

Jack London Jazz Club

Kenney Polson has only been back in town for a month and he is back at it again with a performance at Jack London Revue. This will be a fantastic show, one you will remember. Tickets can be purchased in advance for only $15.

Feb - 15 - 2018

Susanville, CA

Lassen College w/Louis Price–Temptations

Lassen Community College focuses on Black History Month every year and gives a concert every year to celebrate  the culture of black Americans. This is also a fundraiser for the College. The goal is to give scholarships to worthy students.

Feb - 10 - 2018

Seattle, WA

Royal Esquire Club

“You Are My Starship”, “Wide Receiver”, “Be My Girl”, “At The Concert”, are just some of the hits that were produced and performed by vocalist/bassist/composer Michael Henderson. The show will start at 8:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at the door and on our website. Kenney Polson will be Mr. Henderson’s special guest.

Jan - 15 - 2018

Portland, OR

MLK Celebration w/Martha King (BB Kings Daughter)

World Arts presents the 33rd tribute to Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King. The event is located at The Highland Christian Center, 7600 N. Glisan from 11 AM to 6 PM. There are many acts participating in the event with Kenney Polson performing with Martha King in the afternoon.

2017 Shows

Nov - 25 - 2017

Portland, OR

Jack London Jazz Club

Kenney Polson returns to the Jack London Revue with his group to perform a non-stop show which will dazzle any audience. This interactive show will certainly please you throughout the whole evening. The Music starts at 9 PM.

Nov - 03 - 2017

Portland, OR

Nancy’s Wedding

One of Kenney’s outstanding co-workers is getting married!  Kenney is thrilled to be able to play at her wedding.

Oct - 14 - 2017

Washington DC

Travel Portland

Travel Portland hosts one of their great events in Washington, DC. This event will feature live music with Kenney Polson. Kenney attended Howard University and is looking forward to returning to the place where it all started. The performance will also feature Laura Cunard on piano and vocals.

Sept - 01 - 2017

Portland, OR

The Bite of Oregon Festival

The Bite of Oregon is a Festival that features different types of ethnic food from around the state. Additionally, one will find games, artists, and music entertainment. The Bite will host two large stages. Kenney Polson will perform on the main stage on.

Aug - 18 - 2017

Portland, OR

Jack London Revue

The Jack London Revue welcomes the first performance by Kenney Polson at their venue. The group, consisting of 5 members, will perform smooth jazz originals from the latest CD Paradise, Volume I.  The CD contains the single “Toe Jam” which is receiving airplay on national radio. Show starts at 9 PM, 

Aug - 12 - 2017

Portland, OR

Wilf’s Restaurant

This dinner performance belongs to pianist/vocalist Laura Cunard with Kenney Polson appearing as a special guest. Although admission is free, we are looking for donations. Music starts at 8 PM and goes until 10:00 PM

Jul - 21 - 2017

Eugene, OR

The Jazz Station

The Jazz Station welcomes Kenney Polson for their very first performance at Eugene’s premier Jazz club. It is also the first time smooth jazz is offered at this venue. This should be a very interesting evening. Free CD’s are offered by Kenney Polson as he makes his debut here at the club.

Jul - 17 - 2017

Bakersfield ,CA

Bakersfield TV, Interview & Performance

The second time around for Kenney Polson could turn out to be a good thing. He was here two weeks ago and the crowd loved him. Come see what is causing people to talk about this local artist who has recorded a CD that is beginning to make some noise. Show starts at 8 PM and admission is free. 

Jul - 05 - 2017

Portland, OR

PDX 5, Outdoor Concert

This Outdoor Concert is a 7 week series which happens every summer on Main Street in Downtown Portland. The stage is situated right outside the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Free admission with Kenney Polson as the entertainment of the evening. The show starts at 6 PM.

Jun - 24 - 2017

Carlton, OR

Carlton Fun Days Festival

This fun festival has crafts, games, artists and music. This year one of the featured performers are The Kenney Polson band. They bring a unique form of smooth jazz that blends well in any environment. Bring the family out to join in on the fun! The performance starts at 4 PM

Jun - 17 - 2017

Portland, OR

Solae’s Night Club

The second time around for Kenney Polson could turn out to be a good thing. Come see what is causing people to talk about this local artist who has recorded a CD that is beginning to make some noise. Show starts at 8 PM and admission is free. Bring a friend, have a drink!

Jun - 16 - 2017

Medford, OR

Medford TV, Interview & Performance

Medford’s most watched television show is hosting an interview with Kenney Polson. The Early Show will be getting into the life and times of jazz artist, Kenney Polson. Find out what makes this musician compose the way he does. Right here on channel 24 at 8 AM.

Jun - 03 - 2017

Portland, OR

Solae’s Night Club

This will be the debut performance of Kenney Polson at Solaes’. The 5 piece group will perform instrumental versions of some of the best R&B around. Additionally, one will hear smooth versions of jazz standards as well as original material composed by Kenney Polson.  

May - 29 - 2017

Eugene, OR

Eugene TV, Interview & Performance

Eugene’s outstanding channel is hosting jazz musician Kenney Polson in an interview during the morning show. Kenney will be performing his latest single “Toe Jam” on soprano saxophone. There will also be candid talk about the music industry. Tune in and check it out!

Feb - 15 - 2017

Susanville, CA

Lassen College w/Louis Price-Temptations

Kenney Polson will again join local musicians at the fundraiser for scholarships at Lassen College in Susanville. He will perform jazz standards as the opening act for Louis Price who was a former lead singer for the Temptations. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. 

2016 Shows

Nov - 19 - 2016

Oakland, CA

Vicky Harshaw Wedding

Kenney Polson doesn’t normally perform at weddings but this one in particular is an exception. This exception is happening because the bride just happens to be Kenney’s first cousin.

Jul - 23 - 2016

Anaheim, CA

R&B Festival w/Rick James’ Stone City Band

“Super Freak,” “Fire and Desire,” “Mary Jane,” and “Bustin Out” are just a few of the hits that were made popular by Rick James and The Stone City Band. This is the group that Kenney Polson performs with and the public will get a taste at the R&B Festival set for July 23 in Anaheim.

Jun - 04 - 2016

Baltimore, MD

R&B Festival w/Rick James’ Stone City Band

“Super Freak,” “Fire and Desire,” “Mary Jane,” and “Bustin Out” are just a few of the hits that were made popular by Rick James and The Stone City Band. This is the group that Kenney Polson performs with and the public will get a taste at the R&B Festival set for June 4th

Feb - 19 - 2016

Susanville, CA

Lassen College w/Louis Price-Temptations

Kenney and the college president, Dr. Hall, were fraternity brothers together in College. Kenney will perform familiar jazz standards as the opening act for Louis Price who was a former lead singer for the Temptations. Kenney will also join Louis Price on a few numbers.  Show starts at 6:30 p.m. 

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