Helping Hands Benefit Concert
Saturday May 6th @ 7pm
at Lakeview Free Methodist
Supporting Lakeview’s effort to aid our community in need
Kyle Stevens is an internationally recognized songwriter and artist known as
KIRBY KRACKLE, a pioneer of the new nerd-rock movement.
Kirby Krackle is an internationally touring nerd-rock artist featuring the music of songwriter and performer Kyle Stevens. Pioneering the genre in 2009, Kirby Krackle is known the world over as the go-to band for heartfelt songs dedicated to the best in comic books, video games, pop and geek-culture with YouTube videos totaling over 3.5 million views and has been featured on MTV, iO9, Boing Boing, Gizmodo and more.
With a reputation for putting on high-energy and empowering live shows, Kirby Krackle has served a headlining performer at all the major comic cons and pop-culture after-hours events over the past six years including San Diego Comic Con, as well as 8 international tours across Canada and Australia. In 2013, Kirby Krackle became the only act to ever open for Weird Al Yankovic as part of his spring tour.
KK has released six independently released albums in as many years (Kirby Krackle 2009 – E For Everyone 2010 – Super Powered Love 2011 – Live In Seattle 2012 – Sounds Like You 2013 – MUTATE, BABY! 2015) and a multitude of singles while the band additionally continues to create musical content for industry giants such as Mondo, Cards Against Humanity, and Disney / Marvel by writing original soundtrack music for 2016’s Disney XD “Guardians Of The Galaxy” cartoon.
With geek-music on the cultural rise, Kirby Krackle continues to lead the way with energetic live shows, emotionally resonating songs about the fandoms we all love, and an entertainment factor guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on your convention guests and event attendees.
“Geek Rock Perfection” – WIRED
“…ridiculously cool, addictively, sing-able tunes about comics, gaming, love, and, well…everything that being a geek is about.” – MTV
“I was floored, not just with the subject matter but how great the songs are! In all seriousness, you have to check these guys out!” – Joe Quesada (Marvel Comics Chief Creative Officer)
“What stands out is their power to make the nerdiness accessible to everyone through solid hooks and catchy tunes.” – Alan Cross (Famed Canadian Music Journalist)
Liz has been singing with various bands around Washington for over 3 years. She currently performs with the R & B band “Left Turn on Blue.”
Liz is in the process of writing original music and looks forward to cutting her first album when she is done.