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KID Benefit Concert (Kids In Danger) at Celebrity Centre, 1130 8th Ave., South, Nashville, TN located across from the W.O. Smith Music School.

September 30, 2011 at 8pm to October 1, 2011 at 12am
Ross Key will headline the evening's music to benefit the Citizens Commission for Human Rights-Nashville. Come out and support a worthy cause and enjoy music from many talented artists at the Celebrity Centre located across from the W.O. Smith Music School. Sponsored by the Musicians In Action Guild Showcase. Tickets available at www.cchrnashville.orgSee More
Sep 30, 2011
Brad Warren and Ross Key are now friends
Sep 25, 2011
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"Headed to the "meet-n-greet" at the CMA Hall of Fame tonight with WSM and Joe Diffie. Looking forward to this!"
Sep 7, 2011
Ross Key left a comment for Chris George
"Thanks for the friend request, Chris."
Sep 7, 2011
Ross Key and Chris George are now friends
Sep 7, 2011
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Aug 31, 2011
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Aug 31, 2011
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Aug 28, 2011
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Aug 28, 2011
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Aug 27, 2011
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Aug 27, 2011
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"Thanks for the friend request, Gary."
Aug 27, 2011
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Aug 23, 2011

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Artist, Musician, Singer/Songwriter
Company Name:
aka: Ross Key Country
About Me:
Ross Key performs traditional country, americana, and gospel. He is an affiliate of BMI in Nashville. Key is a professional singer/songwriter having sold through ASCAP in the mid-80s. He has written numerous songs and co-written several recently with his wife, Brenda.

Ross is currently co-writing with multi-platinum songwriter, Roy August, and soon hopes to have a CD released featuring their songs and his own.

Key picked up his first guitar at age 13 teaching himself to play by listening to Chet Atkins and Willie Nelson; taught guitar professionally at 15; traveled Europe at age 16 performing for King Gustaf of Sweden and other dignitaries throughout Europe; traveled in the professional country music, bluegrass, and gospel circuits; won the Virginia State Dobro championship.

Key plays guitar, banjo, dobro, fiddle, mandolin, upright bass, keyboard/piano, and drums.

He takes every performance seriously giving back to Music Row its roots through his traditional country music. His unique picking style sets him apart from those around him.

Ross has over 30 years as a professional musician fronting and setting in with legendary artists such as Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Milsap, and others.

Key recently made his move to Nashville permanent in July 2011.

TIDBIT: Key is a sixth-generation grandson of Francis Scott Key, the author of our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner.

Number of years working in Nashville area:
Less than one year
Number of years in the music business:
30+ years

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At 6:55pm on August 27, 2011, PJ Steelman said…

Hey there Ross, you are turning up everywhere, the internet is a great thing for writers.



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