Kerri Leigh On The Chris Top Program
April 19, 2017•10 min
Kerri grew up in a small town in Wisconsin listening to her grandparents classic country Records from the likes of Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline. Kerri continued to sing and pursue her love of music while playing basketball at a high lelvel. In fact, at the AAU basketball nationals at Drake University in Iowa, the sound system went out and they couldn't play the national anthem. Kerri's basketball coach said "we have a singer," and Kerri, without a second thought, walked out to the court in her uniform and sang the national anthem At the open ceremonies. Kerri moved to New York City to attend the American musical and Dramatic academy. While in school, Kerri modeled for Redbook , o magazine , the new York post and was featured on the cover of Woman's World. along the road she met singer/songwriter Craig Wilson and they started writing and playing shows together all over the country. To date, Kerri has played shows in top venues such as Hard Rock Cafe Boston, Highline Ballroom NYC, Opry Mills Nashville and house of blues dallas . Kerri has shared stages with major label artists such as Laura Bell Bundy, Tyler Farr, Colt Ford And Granger smith.