Kevin Armstrong is the guitarist you have certainly heard but may never have heard of.
Kevin began his musical life on Charlie Gillett's Oval Records in 1981 with his own band Local Heroes SW9. After two albums, his career began thriving as a writer, producer, bandleader and above all, a bullet-proof guitarist. Most notably, Kevin met David Bowie in late 1984, and worked with him on various projects including putting together his band and performing at the legendary Live Aid show at Wembley in July 1985, adding to the first Tin Machine lineup and co-writing songs including the title song for Bowie's Outside 1 album. David Bowie introduced Kevin to Iggy Pop as guitarist on the the 1986 album Blah Blah Blah and Kevin became Iggy's bandleader in 86/87. He put together Iggy's touring band again from 2014 until 2019.
He has 4 decades of unique and wholly incomparable experience working with some of the biggest names in music
Kevin has worked with Morrissey, Grace Jones, Sinéad O’Connor, Prefab Sprout, Thomas Dolby, Transvision Vamp Brian Eno, Paul McCartney, Sandie Shaw, Gil Evans, Alien Sex Fiend, Keziah Jones and many many more
In the Post-Covid19 world Kevin is concentrating on studio collaborations and releasing his own work.