Kayla Barone is a 17 year old singer songwriter pianist from LaGrangeville, NY. She has been pursuing her dreams of being a successful musician since she was 4 years old. She has made several rounds of the voice, won awards at a variety of competitions, and played countless shows at many different kinds of venues. She is always playing a show whether it’s at a restaurant, bar, club, or festival and no matter where she is, her passion is always undeniable. If she is not playing a show, she is either recording, collaborating with other artists, writing, or doing something else music related. Her ultimate goal is to tell her story through her songs, and to have large audiences of people hear and connect with her lyrics.
Ray Rubio is a 20 year old singer/songwriter currently residing in New York City. He was born in NYC in 1996 and moved to Tappahannock , Virginia a small town in the Northern Neck of Virginia . Ray discovered and fell in love with both acting and music at about the age 10. Ray’s musical influences range from Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye to Jack Johnson . Upon graduating High School in 2014, Ray returned to NYC. He attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts for a year and is presently pursuing a career in music. Ray was a winner at the Open Mic Competition at both The Towne Crier in Beacon, NY and Infinity Hall in Norwalk, CT in 2015. In 2016 Ray is continuing to pursue his solo career with the June 2016 release of his first EP titled Friends. He has also formed two new collaborations this year: One with Kayla Barone, an amazing young singer from LaGrange, NY. This duo is now known as Kay and Ray and they have a schedule of of about 20 shows the next few months in The Hudson Valley and Upstate NY area over this summer. The other group is a multi-genre 4 piece band known as BRB formed with NYC based singer Billy Conahan. They will be performing shows in NYC this summer. Ray will be recording with both groups over the next several months.