Josh Kelley will perform at the Fourth Annual Young Philanthropist event Aug. 28, 2010, at Augusta’s Bell Auditorium.
The concert will benefit the John W. Kelley, M.D., Cardiovascular Endowment, which was established to honor Josh’s father, who retired from the Augusta medical community in March 2006 after practicing cardiology in the CSRA for 28 years.
Singer/songwriter Josh Kelley grew up in Augusta and discovered his musical talents at age 11, when he started a band with his younger brother, Charles Kelley (now one third of the Grammy Award-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum). Josh recently joined the Universal Music Group Nashville family, signing with MCA Nashville in September 2009. He is currently in the studio recording his first country album and is expected to release his debut single later this year. He is married to Katherine Heigl of Grey's Anatomy, 27 Dresses, Knocked Up fame. They have one daughter Naliegh whom they adopted from South Korea. Josh is originally from Evans, GA and is a graduate of Lakeside High School.