Karrie Keyes: Pearl Jam's Sound Engineer for Over Twenty Years

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After three decades doing live sound, Karrie Keyes is still one of few female engineers in the business. Some Pearl Jam fans know her on sight.

“I remember, you know, when she was pregnant–pregnant on tour,” said the equipment manager of sound engineer Karrie Keyes, who co-founded SoundGirls, a group that supports and mentors women in professional audio. “Having babies and raising them and trying to tour at the same time just wasn’t an easy thing.”

  • krissy929

    Thanks for sharing this article, I’m studying sound design for theater right now and I didn’t know about SoundGirls. Definitely going to check it out.