The Belles are a modern country family trio, taking their band name from daughter Kelli’s childhood nickname of Kellibelle, Jaymie’s inspiration, Mother Maybelle Carter of the Carter Family and son Drew along for the ride. Each member brings unique contributions to the band. Kelli, lead singer, songwriter and front woman shapes the message and sound of The Belles. Jaymie, guitarist and alto harmony, & Drew, drummer and member of Berklee College of Music Class of ’25, also adding family blood harmony.
Kelli moved to Nashville at 19, writing with some of the best on Music Row. “Human Kindness” marks a new beginning for The Belles, working with 5 time Grammy nominated producer Paul Moak (Joy Williams, Caitlyn Smith, John Paul White, Mat Kearney). A new EP will be arriving in later 2021.
In 2019, The Belles (as a mother daughter duo) opened the D.R.E.A.M. Tour, taking their style of country music on a 96 city sold out arena tour of the US & Canada, as main support for Nickelodeon teen star JoJo Siwa. Touring the UK & Australia followed.
Before the D.R.E.A.M. Tour, the duo had played over 300 country gigs, including opening for Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Brett Eldredge, Lee Brice, Eli Young Band & more, winning awards from Rocky Mountain CMAs, OEAAs & Country Stampede.
From Omaha, but building fans around the world: fav venues played include Bluebird Cafe, O2 in London, Beacon Theater NYC, Microsoft Theater LA, 3 Arena Dublin, Plenary Melbourne, Manchester Arena.