21+ / www.carolspub.comMackenzie OBrien is a singer songwriter and band leader from Northern Illinois. Mackenzie was given the nickname hummingbird as a very young girl as she was often found playing alone and humming made up melodies. This gift has stayed with Mackenzie to this day and she is a sought after melody driven songwriter! To date, Mackenzie has landed several dozen songs on small market radio in the US and in Europe. ?Mackenzie continues to build her career with her band in Chicago and with songwriting partnerships around the US. In December of 2019, Mackenzie entered into a relationship with Merf Music Nashville and in more recent months entered into another relationship with Daredevil Productions Nashville. It is through these partnerships that the foundation was developed for Mackenzies next big project! Mackenzie looks forward to sharing parts of this project in the summer of 2022!?As a band leader, Mackenzie continues to build her band and they have been sought after to appear at county fairs, regional and local fests, Country Thunder (2021 and 2022) and top area venues like Skooters Roadhouse, The Hard Rock Casino, The Cubby Bear, Joes On Weed Street, The Hideaway Brew Garden, and many many others. ?Mackenzie and her band have also opened up for country stars and received recognition from many VIPs in the industry. Stars opened for include: Chris Janson, The Vandoliers, Sam LLanas of the Bodeans, Parker McCollom, and Jordan Davis as well as a post concert played after Lee Brices show! Further recognition has come from John Oates (Hall N Oates), CB (Head talent producer at The Voice), Artie Kornfeld (former VP at Capitol Records, and from many of Nashvilles top writers. ?Mackenzies hope is to build her brand, share new songs and create new partnerships that lead to music with a greater impact on those around her! She is thrilled to have current partnerships with the companies mentioned above as well as with Breedlove Guitars, Carlino Guitar Straps, King Bastey Hats Nashville, and The Moo Country Boutique in Leipers Fork Tennessee!