Kid Karate are a two-piece band from Dublin, Ireland comprising of vocalist/guitarist Kevin Breen and drummer Steven Gannon. The pair’s music is gritty, raw and brutal; dwelling somewhere between the fuzzy blues of The Black Keys, the danceability of The Rapture and the aggression of Queens of the Stone Age.
The band’s musical aesthetic is based around Breen’s thunderous guitar-work and atypical howl, and Gannon’s primal drumming style. These elements combined enable the pair to create music that is catchy and intoxicating. Kid Karate make more noise than two people should.
The duo has performed highly acclaimed sets at Hard Working Class Heroes, CastlePalooza and Forbidden Fruit Festival, as well as playing shows in the UK and completing a six-date tour of Poland. Their gigs have been described as manic and explosive with club promoters warning guests, “Expect to get the heads blown off you!” – (POD).
Kid Karate is available for corporate events, private shows, milestone celebrations (birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.