Originally from Florence Alabama, Gary has been performing professionally for 15 years.
He is a versatile entertainer combining comedy, music, and a natural ability to communicate with any audience. He currently performs across the country with his five-piece band at corporate industrials and as a headliner at comedy clubs.
He is always writing music, recording, and watching a lot of TV
Nashville’s Gary Jenkins is a multi-talented, engaging, highly experienced musical entertainer. He is great to work with, extremely creative, and very funny!
Gary has performed professionally as a singer, multi instrumentalist musician, comedian, impressionist, actor, published author, motivational keynote speaker, and a master of ceremonies/emcee.
Gary’s career has taken him to the stages of The Opry House, Ryman Auditorium, LA’s Comedy Store, the Las Vegas Hilton, and Canada’s Saddle Dome, with entertainers Kenny Loggins, Huey Lewis and the News, KC and the Sunshine Band, Jay Leno, Charlie Daniels, David Brenner, Jeff Dunham, Jon Lovitz, Dierks Bentley, The Romantics, Jake Owen, Emmy Lou Harris, the Drifters, and many, many others.
He has appeared on numerous television shows, commercials and recently co-starred in the feature motion picture “The Song.”
Gary has performed at hundreds of corporate functions and events for clients as diverse as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Harley Davidson, Proctor and Gamble and Disney.
He grew up helping his Dad run a small business and has a Bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in music business from Belmont College and has performed in over 900 schools as a motivational entertainer.
As an in demand entertainer, comedian, and emcee, Gary Jenkins provides a service truly like no other.
He integrates music, comedy, pre-written comedic custom songs tailored to the event, and improvised “on the spot” musical and entertaining introductions and segments that keep audiences laughing, engaged, and having fun.
He’s interactive, legitimately funny, and understands “where the line is.”
Pre event communication, planning, a genuine investment in success of the event, and flexibility have made Gary a popular hire with planners and management who need a multi-skilled person to make their event a success!
If your event needs some music, fun, humor, warmth, interaction and ESPECIALLY if your event is in Nashville TN, and you want your group to get a real flavor of the creativity and spirit that earned Nashville the moniker “Music City,” Gary Jenkins is a key player you need in your band!