the dolly and kenny show

Born in NZ and living on the North Shore of Auckland, Karen  Davy has loved singing since she was a little girl. She’s the Queen of bling, glitz and glamour to match her personality, and she creates all the costumes for her shows. Karen is a multi-award winning singer, performer, songwriter and recording artist with 27 awards including the Silver Scroll and the AGNEW Award for excellence in music, at the VACNZ Benny Awards. Karen is also a Guinness World Record Holder for singing non-stop for 48 hours. She appeared on the TVNZ show Stars In Their Eyes as Dolly Parton where she has taken this show all over NZ, Australia, Norfolk Island and Las Vegas

Born and bred in Auckland, Ken Strong learnt to sing and play guitar and started playing professionally at the age of 13. Ken is a respected and sought-after Guitarist and vocalist, with a diverse range of styles from Rock, Blues & light Jazz – Rock n’ Roll – Country & Pop. Ken has a lifetime of performances with top bands over the years including the first Eagles tribute band in the country, Deperadoes and is currently performing with Karen Davy in their duo, ‘Toucan’, The seven-piece band, ‘Dreams The Fleetwood Mac Experience’, Rockn Roll Heaven, The NZ Dolly Parton Experience and ‘Stars’ Show. More recently Ken won the Musician of the Year at the VACNZ Benny Awards.