About Kyle Culkin

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Kyle Culkin is an American songwriter, guitarist, bassist and roots music recording artist. He grew up in Southern California listening to an eclectic mix of Country, Rock, Jazz, Soul, Blues and everything in between.  In his early twenties, Culkin hit the road and cut his teeth with several bands in which he was the youngest member.  This earned him the nickname "The Kid".

 

Bitten by the music bug, Culkin began touring with his own band was given the honor of opening for one of his musical hero's, the great B.B. King on his 80th birthday tour.  This is when B.B. King proclaimed, "This kid can play"!  That tour led Culkin to join the The Jeff Jensen Band and he hit the road with the nationally touring blues band.

 

After his critically acclaimed first album, My Americana, a record that included bluesy rock, country, gospel and soul, his sophomore album, Pork Chops & Blues brought him back to the music that started it all, the blues.  Culkin enjoys featuring some of his favorite musicians on his records and always puts his spin on roots music that is quintessential Americana.  For his 3rd studio album, Kyle has enlisted some of the best players on the planet for several featured spots and is creating an incredibly exciting album that you wont want to miss, Tonebucker!

Kyle Culkin has spent two decades playing American roots music to learn the craft of songwriting and entertaining an audience.  Projecting a truthful authenticity from the hard learned lessons of life on the road and turning that into a heartfelt song.  The new album Tonebucker is coming 2023.