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Kevin Newberry

Chris Young (RCA Recording Artist)
Independent Artist
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Playing for some of country music’s hottest stars, Kevin Newberry has quickly made a name for himself as one of the best drummers in Nashville. For nearly 10 years, Newberry has been sharing the stage with the likes of Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride and playing with Jamey Johnson and Jarrod Neimann to name a few. He’s currently on tour with RCA artist Chris Young who has just landed his second back to back #1 hit of the year with ‘Man I Want to Be’. When he’s not on the road, Newberry enjoys spending time in the studio as a session player and collaborating with some of the best drummers in country music including T.J. Wilder (for Josh Turner), Greg Lohmann (for Kellie Pickler) and Tom Hearst (for Chuck Wicks).

He attended Jacksonville State University, Newberry was born in Blue Ridge, GA and currently resides in Nashville, TN. Here is what some of his fellow musicians have said about Newberry:


“Kevin Newberry has it all… he is carrying an arsenal and style most drummers would kill for…. he is climbing the ladder and is becoming one of the greats!” – Rocky Marval, Bellamy Brothers drummer

“Kevin delivers a solid, consistent great feel night after night….hands down – he rocks!” – Greg Lohmann, professor of percussion, Tennessee State University and drummer for Kellie Pickler

“Kevin Newberry’s no-bones-about-it pocket, feel, dynamics, and professionalism are as solid as it comes and unmatched!” – Chris Tuttle, Nashville session player, Jewel