About Kendra

“Be the voice you wish to hear on the wind… Listen.”

Brief Bio: 

Kendra Muecke is a singer/songwriter, writer, actress, and published author. Performing musically under the name “Kendra & the Bunnies”, she is a folk rock americana artist with a psychedelic poetic edge. Her style heavily utilizes the element of storytelling through song, painting a creative experience for the listener. She has released two albums, debuted globally at #46 on the digital radio charts, published two books, writes for several online music magazines, is SAG-Aftra Eligible, and tours nationally. She is known to support and volunteer with Strings For Hope (based in Nashville), Artists For Trauma (based in Los Angeles), and Smoke-free Music Cities (a National organization). She graduated from Pepperdine University with a BFA in Theatre Arts and attended the Musicians Institute in the Independent Artists Program. Her mission is founded on peaceful collaborative experience and shared understanding.

Full Bio:

Kendra Muecke is a singer/songwriter, writer, actress, and published author. Performing musically under the name “Kendra & the Bunnies”, she is a folk rock americana artist with a psychedelic poetic edge. Her style heavily utilizes the element of storytelling through song, painting a creative experience for the listener. 1970s meets the ’90s.

Through music, Kendra & the Bunnies combines song, spoken word, and theatrical presentation to transpose the audience into a mystical-surrender of now. Based in Los Angeles, Kendra performs on a regular basis in California making venues like the Viper Room, House of Blues Anaheim, The Mint LA, Molly Malone’s, TRiP Santa Monica, and more her home. Nationally, Kendra & the Bunnies has played all across the country including places like Music Inn World Instruments NYC, Leesta Vall Records Brooklyn, Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple Denver, Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center Pennsylvania, The Venue ATX, and The Big Legrowlski Portland.

In the studio, Kendra & the Bunnies’ first album “of Vinyl” debuted in July 2019 with an adjoining EP, “of Always”, following its release in September 2019. Then in February 2020, Kendra & the Bunnies’ dropped the single, “Silent Sleeper”. It was distributed by The Orchard (Sony Music Group). In March of 2020, Kendra decided to re-release the single “Speak Kesey” from her debut album, “of Vinyl”. In conjunction with her own label, New Age Wasteland Productions and TMG Street Pride Records, the single “Speak Kesey” debuted on the DRT & Cashbox Magazine’s GLOBAL TOP 150 INDEPENDENT AIRPLAY OFFICIAL CHARTS at # 64 on 3-21-2020 then at #50 on DRT GLOBAL TOP 50 ADULT CONTEMPORARY AIRPLAY CHART on
05-16-2020
and #46 DRT GLOBAL TOP 50 ADULT CONTEMPORARY AIRPLAY CHART on 06-09-2020.

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Kendra Muecke (Kendra & the Bunnies) has been featured in numerous publications of press like Celebrity Zone, VENTS Magazine, Relix Magazine, Daily Pop News, Indie Shark, Buzz Magazine, Daily Dose Report, Official Fame Magazine, Gashouse Radio, ZO Magazine, East Portland Blog, Toronto’s Aesthetic Magazine, Independent Music & Arts Inc, Skope Magazine, The Littlest Voice, Too Much Love Magazine, Raised by Cassettes Blog, On Deck Magazine, MOB Los Angeles, MOB York City, The Hollywood Digest, Hollywood Press Corp, The Rebel Buzz, Queen City Sounds & Art Denver, Sound The Groove’s Artist on the Rise, Houston’s Paper City Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Indie Star Radio, The Mike Wagner Show, Indie Pulse Music, Le Future Wave, Eat This Rock & Metal, Bethie Life Blog, Houstonia Magazine, NeuFutur, PA Musician Magazine, Last Day Deaf, Getty Images, Shutterstock, Be a Force Podcast, The Emporium Live, The Mike Wagner Show, and more… Following the pandemic 2020, Kendra has scheduled press with VoyageLA, Westword Denver, and Taste Denver.

Kendra has also been an active member of the music festival community since 2009. Her first big year of involvement was with an Artists Relations & Production internship with Arise Music Festival in Loveland, CO in 2014. In 2016, she began teaching her workshop on improvisational acting and spirituality titled, “The Politics of You: Acting in Dimensional Alignment” at the Spring Frequency Festival in La Jolla, CA then at Sonic Bloom Music Festival at Hummingbird Ranch, CO in 2017. She has additionally volunteered for several years on the Production team for festivals such as Lightning in a Bottle 2016 and Sonic Bloom 2018. In 2019, Kendra & the Bunnies performed at the Healing Arts Festival in Moorpark, CA, and The Northridge Family Festival in Northridge, CA. In 2020, Kendra & the Bunnies performed in the Millennium Music Conference held in Harrisburg, PA. There she was included on the compilation CD and in two showcases. She loves to learn and meet the community, become a part of it, and get on a first name basis with the movers and shakers. As an advocate of change through shared experience and community, she sees participation as going hand in hand with performance.

Kendra Muecke as writer, poet, journalist, and novelist is prolific as well. Many of her songs originate as poems. Her first 340 page book of poetry, one-act plays, and philosophical essays is titled “The Politics of” and was released in November 2017. Her second book of poetry titled, “Project Non-Arch: Operation Clown School” was published on September 13, 2019. It is a long-form prose look into culture in America. She is currently comprising her third book of poetry that is looking to be in the over-hundreds-of-pages range. She plans to release this in conjunction with her third album, “of Thank You”, as a songbook and look into her creative process. She is also writing a novel which is a memoir with a non-fiction fantastical edge. She has the intention of turning this book into a screenplay. Kendra Muecke is also a music journalist for the online music magazine, Live For Live Music, a quarterly contributor for EZWay Magazine, and has written for Denver’s Jefferson Park Newsletter.

Kendra is a creator and curator of performance and talent in the online realm, as well. Upcoming in June 2020 is the debut of her podcast, “The Politics of Kendra” featuring guests specializing in music, culture, spirituality, and art. Her podcast will air on all major platforms such as iHeartRadio, Spotify, Spreaker, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, and Anchor.fm. 

Kendra & the Bunnies performs often in the live-stream format being sponsored to host shows for venues across the nation. During early 2020, Kendra & the Bunnies launched a virtual tour, where she has performed in collaboration with North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, The World Famous (Athens, GA), Coast to Coast USA Cyber Music Fest 2020, The Auricle (Canton, OH), The Bisbee Grand Hotel (Bisbee, AZ), Big Wood Records & Musicians Hangout (Washington), FanFlex App, Carousel Lounge (Austin, TX), Amity Teen Center (Woodbridge, CT), and more…

As an actress, Kendra has been studying professional acting, theatre, and singing since the spry age of 4. She is classically trained for the stage in Shakespeare, Stanislavski, Meisner, Uta Hagen, Musical Theatre, and improvisational acting techniques. She is very experienced in film-acting as well, using the emotional recall method. Today, she recites her original written poetry as monologue alongside her singing/songwriting and healing performances. Kendra hosts on the red carpet at major events for eZway Broadcasting Network. She is SAG-Aftra Eligible and often on set for all different types of films, tv shows, commercials, and music videos. Kendra Muecke graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Pepperdine University in 2015 and attended the Independent Artists Program at the Musicians Institute in 2019. Kendra is currently represented by Top Priority Group Management (Acting) and BSquared MGMT (Music).

Kendra Muecke is also an influencer on Instagram and YouTube. She has collaborated with a number of brands like Spotify, Esports Circus at NAMM 2020, Amazon Prime, RedBull, College Shortcuts Coaching, Sensual Notes Perfume, Viori Hair, Daily Dose Hair Care, RuVeda Naturals, HAiRGlam, Ultra6 Nutrition, Respekt Cosmetics, Crushed Tonic, XR Nutrition, Flight Fillow, and more… Several of these brands sponsored her February 2020 “Silent Sleeper” single release tour to Portland, Denver, and Pennsylvania. 

Kendra Muecke’s mission through “Kendra & the Bunnies” is to create art that reflects society’s positive aspects back onto itself… causing a ripple effect that expands as it is heard. Her intention is to share healing via collaborative experience and understanding through performance. She is for the peaceful gathering of community through means of song, voice, and action; improving the planet one note & one poem at a time. Kendra is an active volunteer for ‘Artists for Trauma’ Non-Profit and supports the cause of Smoke-Free Music Cities and Strings for Hope (Nashville, TN).

“I run to stomach another collapsement of time…”

Peace.

 

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