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, and geek-culture with a reputation high energy and feel-good shows featuring originals as well as crowd favorites guaranteed to keep the night going and the energy bubbling throughout the room.
Price Range: $850-$5000
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Website: Visit website
What to Expect
Hi! My name is Kyle Stevens AKA nerd-rock artist Kirby Krackle and I'd love to perform at your event.
Kirby Krackle is available in multiple forms!
1. A full rock band experience featuring a line-up of highly experienced musicians performing a healthy mix of Kirby Krackle originals as well as crowd favorite cover songs.
2. For smaller events, I often perform solo either acoustically or with backing tracks. As with the full band experience, I will be performing originals as well as covers and am happy to collaborate with you on the set list should you choose.
In either form, I provide both a state-of-the-art sound system as well as a full lighting rig to bring excitement and a level of quality to your event!
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, 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. In 2017, Kirby Krackle was a featured performer at D23; the famed Disney/Marvel fan-fest in Anaheim, CA.
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)