Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, Grammy Award Winning Blues Drummer, Launches New Website

(CHICAGO, IL) Multi-talented, multi-award winning blues drummer, Kenny “Beedy Eyes’ Smith has announced the launch of a totally redesigned website, Highlights of the informative and interactive site include; testimonials from fellow musicians and industry friends, upcoming performances, a FAQ sections with questions from fans, photos, a visitor comment area, news and media download pages and a link to Big Eye Records with music for children, produced by Smith.

“I’m excited and proud to finally have a new website to reach out to blues lovers, fans and fellow musicians all over the world,” Smith said. “I welcome your comments and look forward to staying in touch to keep the blues alive.”


Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith is a world famous blues drummer extraordinaire who in 2011 won a Grammy for his remarkable work on Joined at the Hip with Pinetop Perkins and his late father, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. The younger Smith had the honor and privilege of contributing to that project both through song writing and drumming and is delighted that his accomplishments and talents were recognized by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

If you are interested in playing with Kenny, or would like more information, please contact him at

773.726.7343, email, or visit

Unquestionably born into blues royalty, Kenny Smith grew up in the same house where Muddy Waters once lived in Chicago, the home of the blues. Throughout his childhood, Kenny was surrounded by Muddy and his friends, which included his own father, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. (1936-2011). These same blues icons helped mold him into the person and drummer he is today and later in life asked him to provide his famous backbeat on some of the largest and most respected stages and recordings in the world. Kenny has played over 7,500 live performances to date and has earned the right to wear that royal blues crown. . Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, one of the best known living blues drummers today, learned 99% of what he knows about drumming from his father and was also inspired by acclaimed drummers: Odie Payne, Fred Below, Earl Phillips, S. P. Leary, Francis Clay and Art Blakey and many others who paved the way.