Kirk Powers

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Kirk Powers
Kirk Powers with his custom Alleva Coppolo LG5 Bass
Background information
Born November 24, 1957
Origin Queens, New York
Genres Rock, Pop, Country, Blues
Instruments Bass guitar, Vocals
Years active 1976–Current
Labels Columbia, Atlantic, SONY
Website [1]

Kirk Powers is a rock music bassist. In 1976 he joined American Tears, one of the first keyboard-oriented Heavy Ivory bands. He also made pre-production demos and masters with Touch.[1] He found work in the 1980s touring with various artists including Debbie Gibson's band 1986 through 1990 Out Of The Blue and Electric Youth tours. Kirk is currently a session bass player/producer. July 2010 he started touring with the classic southern rock band Point Blank for an international touris.

Kirk is currently working with Alleva Coppolo Basses on his updated (KBP-4 and KBP-5) signature model custom basses and designing his own Musical Instrument Preamplifier.

2017 Kirk began to work with Texas musician / songwriter Casey James - formerly of American Idol.


  1. ^ Stone, Doug. "Biography: Touch". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 May 2010. kirk also has its own line of 4 and 5 bass strings through alleva-copolla


  • Deborah Gibson (Greatest Hits)
  • Shake Your Love (Live in London, Atlantic A9059CD)
  • Debbie Gibson Live In Japan
  • Debbie Gibson "Electric Youth" (Atlantic Album78203)
  • Point Blank "Volume 9" 2014
  • Wonder Years TV Show "sound track" Atlantic
  • Ana (Epic/ Park ZK45355)
  • American Tears "Power House" Columbia
  • Touch - "The Demos" Winter 1979
  • Electric Youth World Tour '89-'90
  • Out Of The Blue World Tour '88
  • Redd Volkaert (Grammy winner Guitar Vituoso) Instructional Video Release 2015

Kirk has worked with Debbie Gibson, Casey James , Dave Evans, Point Blank,Redd Volkaert, Roger Nichols, Otis Taylor, The Wonder Years, VooDoo Kings, Richard Gottehrer, Ana, American Tears, Pal Joey, Dave Lebolt, The Good Rats, Bruce Kulick, Lattanzi, JellyBean Benitez, Fred Norris from Howard Stern, Fred Zarr, George Lynch/Dokken, Derek St. Holmes/Ted Nugent, Guy Gelso, David Baker.