Bob Kendall is a singer/songwriter/producer living on Aquidneck Island, RI.
Formerly member of the bands, Lifeboat, Brothers Kendall, Blood Oranges
Kendall describes his songs as “telling tales of recrimination and self-deception”.
Solo - Albums: Enough is Enough 2002 - Midnight Flower - 2012 - Self Titled - Bob Kendall 2014(produced by Paul Kolderie.
Notable opening shows:- Newport Folk Festival 2002 (Bob Dylan) , James McMurtry, The Replacements, REM, Gang of Four, The Feelies, The db's, Psychedelic Furs, The Go-Betweens, Big Country, Love Tractor, Billy Bragg, 10,000 Maniacs Marshall Crenshaw, Robyn Hitchcock , Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant, Ollabelle, Jim Lauderdale, John Doe, Tony Trishka, Zoe Muth, Yo La Tengo, Simon Townshend, Autumn Defense, BNL.
Tanya Donelly recorded and sang Midnight Flower on her Swan Song Series.
Bob has also collaborated with his brother Greg on the films; "Drive Me Crazy", "Bandwagon", and "The Unbelievable Truth".
He has recorded and produced recordings for Allysen Callery, Matt Fraza, Warbler Roost, Fred Abong, Randy Robbins, And Belle, Mike Warner, and collaborations with engineer/musician Kraig Jordan (Stan, Jordan Everett Associates)
Kendall also does voiceovers, most recently can be heard in the short film and critically acclaimed "The Call of Charlie" and for Cox Communications... He also books the music for the annual Norman Bird Sanctuary's "Harvest Fair" in Middletown, RI and curates "The Salvation Music Series" held each year at the Salvation Cafe, Newport, RI.
"Kendall's wistful vocals capture the ache of not belonging in your parents' world anymore. A piercing depiction of suburban teenage boredom" - Rolling Stone Magazine
"The two genres of Americana and British Invasion come together on this record and when combined with Kendall’s inimitable voice, the result is positively electric” - The Noise- Boston
"Song after song, Kendall delivers performances that are moving, energetic, and engaging". - Worcester Telegram and Gazette