Wonk + Kendall

Besides performing with Royal Holland, I’ve also been playing ukulele with Wonky Tonk. Wonk was playing bass with Royal Holland and once I heard her excellent new album, Stuff We Leave Behind I insisted that she let me accompany her as well. We also decided to enter a SafeAuto Songwriter contest and ended up making it toContinue reading “Wonk + Kendall”

Royal Holland Shows

Last Summer I played some shows with Royal Holland and it’s happening again! I’ve taken to playing ukulele and providing backing vocals in the new lineup that includes Matt Retherford, Margaret Darling, and Wonky Tonk. Here’s a kind quote from a recent review of a show we played in St. Louis at Off Broadway, “Kendall Bruns adds justContinue reading “Royal Holland Shows”

Royal Holland EP Release Tour

I’m packing up my Moog and going on tour with Royal Holland for six midwest dates. We’ll be playing songs from Royal Holland’s debut EP, The Maze. Royal Holland is a “synth-folk” band led by my previous Koala Fires collaborator, Matt Mooney. His new EP was recorded (on actual analog tape) by Grammy award winner,Continue reading “Royal Holland EP Release Tour”

The Night I Can’t Forget

The Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs will be performed in it’s entirety tonight (Valentine’s Day) at the Northside Tavern in Cincinnati, OH and I will be joining Royal Holland for 5 songs. 69 Love Songs is an epic collection of songs with titles like “Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits”, “I’m Crazy for You (But Not ThatContinue reading “The Night I Can’t Forget”