Southern Gospel artist, Avenue is a newly formed trio with established members within their genre. Based out of Nashville, Tennessee, group members Kasey Kemp, Corey Lackey and Jacob Lagesse come together combining their musical gifts to form this new ministry. The ministry focus is endorsed by their choice of name for this new entity which displays the mission that their music is the avenue by which they proclaim the greatest message there is – the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Kasey Kemp, baritone for the trio, is originally from Marion, Illinois. He and his wife, Haley are the proud parents of daughter, Avaline. Kasey is an ordained minister and has been involved in Southern Gospel music full-time for the last 17 years. Corey Lackey, a college student majoring in business management, holds the tenor position for the trio. He originally hails from Wayne, Michigan where he has promoted many gospel concerts. Rounding out the trio and singing lead is Jacob Lagesse, who studied music business at Trevecca Nazarene University. Jacob is from
Bourbonnais, Illinois, where he grew up attending gospel music concerts which instilled his passion to sing.
The debut from the trio is self-titled, Avenue, released in June 2018. As a project, the album manifests their big sound with strong vocals and messages of encouragement and hope for listeners. Avenue has partnered with established industry leaders such as Song Garden Music, serving as their record label, and booking representation by Dominion Agency. Avenue Trio can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and various other media outlets.