“His passion and guitar work blazes through, and his songwriting holds up in any language”. -Saving Country Music
Larry Peninsula is a country artist from Helsinki, Finland.
Since the beginning Larry has been determined and persistent with his music and now the results of hard work are finally showing. Debut album “Country Music Only” was released in February 2018. The single “Country Music Only” received a great reception all around the world. His songs lean to country but has influences from other genres too. Larry is a real entertainer and a performer that makes everyone in the audience have a good time.
in 2017 Larry recorded and wrote a song with a legendary Finnish musician Mikko Alatalo. The song “Kantriäijät” is also featured as the opening track on Mikko’s latest album “Viimeinen Juna”. There’s also a music video of the song on Youtube.
Peninsula has performed with Jussi Syren & The Groundbreakers, Mikko Alatalo and in America with The Wallace Brothers Band and has opened for Doug Seegers (USA), Cina Samuelson (SWE), Mats Rådberg (SWE) and played as a backing band for George Highfill (USA).
Besides touring in Finland, Peninsula has performed in the USA, Sweden and in Russia.
In January 2019 Larry released a new single “Preeriaan” and “Gold Panning Only” a song written for the World Gold Panning Championships. The song was included also in a commercial on FOX TV Channel.
Newest release “Rockfaces” gained a lot of extra media attention after Eagle Bang that happened in the city of Kotka.
- Country Music Only charted as #1 for nine weeks in row on Country Music Life’s Top New Country Music List.
- Country Music Only was added to Saving Country Music’s Top 25 List.
- Country Music Only album included on Saving Country Music Essential Album List 2018.
- Larry’s songs has been played on radio stations in USA, France, Denmark, England, Scotland, Finland
- Larry’s music has been covered in several Finnish newspapers including YLE television news.
- Collaboration with Mikko Alatalo on a song Kantriäijät. Click for the video!
- Performance for the American Troops in Finland
- Larry record the Official song for the World Gold Panning Championships 2019