About Belles & Whistles
"It's been almost 30 years since country music has had a strong mother/daughter duo but thanks to Belles and Whistles, that is all about to change." Mike Thomas, Program Director KWRE/KFAV Radio
Belles & Whistles are Jaymie Jones Schilken (mom) and Kelli Schilken, who is 17. The ladies have already garnered a growing following in social media, are verified on Facebook with over 16K fans. Their music can heard on over 70 radio stations across the USA, 1,800 retail outlets, and streamed on CMT.com, GACTV.com and ZUUS Country. They’ve achieved international video airplay on two original songs, “Boy Like You” and “Princess.”
The duo has played for audiences all over the country at fairs, festivals, clubs, radio shows and writer’s rounds. Belles & Whistles enjoy connecting to audiences with their personal lyrics, strong harmonies and genuine performances, as the audience shares in their onstage chemistry and their joy in performing. The duo is building on recent successes to bring high energy country rock, soul stirring ballads with harmonies that can only come from family. Fans can expect something bigger than two voices in harmony from Belles & Whistles, and when Jaymie and Kelli leave the stage holding hands and move onto the next step of the journey, they hope to leave you on your feet, and happy to have you along for the ride.
2013 “Road to Stampede” Champion, Country Stampede, KS
2014 Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards “Best Country”, NE