Ian Kirk is a professional musician based in Northeast PA. Music has been the compass guiding his life for 22 years, as he's navigated the intricate world of guitar since early childhood. Drawing inspiration from legends like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, and others, he weaves their artistry into a distinctive blend of blues and rock that defines his musical expression.
Beyond the stage, he's dedicated 17 years to teaching the language of guitar to enthusiasts at all levels. He says "there's immense joy in unlocking the musical potential within each student, allowing them to discover the versatile beauty of this instrument."
Armed with a wealth of experience, an understanding of various musical genres, a proficiency in a wide array of instruments, and an ability to adapt quickly to diverse musical styles, Ian is a seasoned professional musician.
Based in Pennsylvania, RIBS (Roots In Blue Stone) is a dynamic music group that creates and performs original and cover music. With a unique blend of reggae, blues, and rock, their sound is sure to captivate audiences of all ages.
RIBS is composed of talented and passionate musicians who share a love for creating music. Leading band members include Walter Lee on Lead Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, and Synth and Ian Kirk on Lead Vocals and Guitar.