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Steam Powered Giraffe

Steam Powered Giraffe describes itself as a “quirky act” combining “comedic sketches, improvised android banter, and original music fused with multimedia visuals, billowing steam effects, and robot pantomime.” It’s one of the most popular acts in the steampunk scene.

The band consists of three “robots”:

  • The Spine (David Michael Bennett) on vocals, guitars, bass, mandolin, keyboards
  • Rabbit (Isabella “Bunny” Bennett) on vocals, accordion, keytar, melodica, tambourine
  • Zer0 (Bryan Barbarin) on vocals and bass

They’re occasionally assisted by guest musicians. During concerts, they’re joined onstage by characters Walter Worker Chelsea and Walter Worker Camille, portrayed by Chelsea and Camille Penyak.

Location: San Diego

Major releases: 1896 (2020), Quintessential (2016), The Vice Quadrant: A Space Opera (2015), MK III (2013), The 2¢ Show (2012), Album One (2009)