Kid Congo Powers
Kid Congo Powers
Label: Scion Audio Visual
Genre: Rock
Online: Artist Website


Kid Congo Powers is the stage name of Brian Tristan (born 1960, Los Angeles, California), an American rock guitarist and singer, best known as a member of The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Most of his career has found him exploring the territory where punk rock joins older “roots music” styles.

Most recently Kid has collaborated with New York City guitarist Jack Martin on projects like Pink Monkey Birds, Congo Norvell, and Knoxville Girls.