"Kelly Blanchard might have skipped on the eye patch, but his orange jumpsuit, cowboy hat and goggles sure made up for it. Blanchard, lead vocalist and guitar player for Seattle's own Blue Star Creeper, stood out both visually and vocally, with a voice and presence that screamed "stop and take a listen, dammit."
- Joe Williams - Seattle Weekly
Kelly Blanchard is a singer songwriter guitarist, yoga teacher and sound engineer. He has been playing in local bands in Seattle since 1990, has been teaching yoga since 1997 and received a certification in sound engineering from the University of Washington in 1999. He received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the UW in 1989.