• Two time finalist in American Songwriter Magazine lyric contest
  • Selected in Celtic Roots Radio competition, Belfast, Ireland
  • First place in Macromedia  Innovation Awards Contest 
  • RadioIndy Award for one of the top rock CDs of year
  • Resident songwriter for Cary Playwrights Forum
  • CD used as premium in KAFM Colorado fund drive 
  • NC Songwriters Co-op Song Doctor
  • Featured song on NPR's Car Talk
  • Finalist in Austin, TX Songwriters competition
  • Finalist in Ginger Creek Records song contest
  • Host of WHUP's "Pass the Hat" radio show
  • Songs featured on Tony Nash's Deep Grooves Radio Show, London, England


Kirk works with top musicians, producers, and venues.  In addition to performing his original music with long time bandmates, he actively promotes North Carolina music by producing songwriters stages at major NC festivals, conducting songwriting seminars, and hosting a songwriters' radio show on WHUP.
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