bio

Kirana Peyton is a seasoned multi-instrumental musician based out of the northern San Francisco Bay area. She’s had the pleasure of performing with many gifted musicians including Les Claypool, SubPop artist Jesca Hoop and Drag City artists Faun Fables. She’s enjoyed working in the studio with esteemed sound engineers such as Oz Fritz (Tom Waits, Bootsie Collins, Bill Laswell) and Bob Daspit (Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman). While touring nationally and internationally, she's performed at Glastonbury Music Festival, "Silencio" David Lynch's private club in Paris, Austin City Limits as well as many other notable venues. Throughout her musical career she's had the good fortune of opening for Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Deerhoof, Kevin Barnes (of Montreal), Amanda Palmer, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum as well as many talented others. In addition, she wrote and performed vocal arrangements for Mo Perkins’ film “A Quiet Little Marriage”. During her classical musical training at Sonoma State University, she engaged in extensive studies in composition and received the great honor of being awarded the Lalmani Misra Memorial scholarship for classical Indian singing. Currently, she sings and plays electric guitar in DARK BRIGHT a new band formed with power house singer and keyboardist Joni Davis.