Paul Keen, lead singer/songwriter of the band Pawnshop Roses, has been a staple of the Philadelphia music scene for over 20 years. 
 
After winning YouTube’s Best Live Band in 2006, Paul appeared on Good Morning America with Pawnshop Roses where they were presented with the Golden Mouse Award. Signed to Earvoltion in 2008, Pawnshop Roses began to release albums and tour the US.
 
Since then, Pawnshop Roses have released four albums and EPs. Their most recent EP was released in 2021 and received heavy airplay on University of Pennsylvania’s radio station 88.5 WXPN. Paul also released a solo album in 2015.
 
Paul is proficient in voice, guitar, piano, harmonica and dulcimer. 

Paul Keen

First Notes Instructor