Event Rater Q&A with James Kennedy

Referred to as the “Warped Genius” by BBC Radio 1, James Kennedy (@JamesKennedyUK - Twitter, Instagram & Facebook) is a Singer Songwriter, Producer and frontman of Alternative Rock band KYSHERA (@KYSHERA). James has also written for a diverse range of artists and owns the music Publishing/Sync Company Konic Records. Konic Records (@KonicRecords) has major partner companies in almost every country worldwide and has provided music for TV campaigns by the BBC, Aria Hotels Las Vegas, SAT1 Europe, Koko Bank Taiwan, Syfy USA and many more. ​


As an artist, James has written & produced 3 KYSHERA albums and 3 solo albums, all released through Konic Records. Throughout his catalogue James has written a wide range of music including Alternative/Progressive/Experimental Rock, Acoustic ballads, Orchestral music, extreme experimental electronic music & melodic mainstream Pop/Rock.

James is on tour during July 2018. Further information can be found here: https://www.jameskennedystuff.com

James tells us about his event interests:


Q: What types of events do you usually attend?

Stand up comedy, lectures & live gigs. 


Q: What is the best artist/group you have ever seen live?

Mark Thomas (Dambusters Tour), Immortal technique, Roger Waters


Q: Who are your favourite stand-up comedians?

Bill Burr, Kevin Bridges, Bill Hicks


Q: Which sports do you enjoy seeing live? 

Ice Hockey, Football, Rugby 


Q: What are your favourite venues?

Tramshed, St Davids Hall, Principality Stadium 


Q: What type of theatre events do you usually attend? (e.g. drama, musicals, opera) / Which show is your all-time favourite production? 

Opera / Madame Butterfly


Q: Who would be your three dream headline acts to perform at a festival?

Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Rage Against The Machine 


Q: Are there any events/artists that you would like to see that you haven't yet seen?

Muse, Jay-Z, Sia