Chris Rivers Band

Chris Rivers Band

 Dallas, Texas, USA
BandCountryRock

Traditional Country with a twist.

Biography

Chris Rivers is a bright new country star, rising out of the Lone Star State. He is destined to become a country standard, not a passing trend. Chris Rivers is the Former House Band at Gilley's Dallas,Tx.

With a live recording, "CONFESSIONS OF A FOOL" completed, Chris has already released the first two tracks for radio and are getting outstanding reviews from radio personalities. These first two songs, "I'm to Blame" (Rivers),and "Trail of Broken Hearts" (Rivers and Clay Blaker), have got such life and energy to them they will definitely capture the heart of all those who hear them. Both songs made the "Top 10" in European Country Music Charts in 2009. The full CD Ships to European Radio in May of 2010.

Based out of Dallas, Texas, Rivers has been touring non-stop with his band, Rivers and his band Highway 69, now CHRIS RIVERS BAND, for the past twelve years performing in excess of 250 dates per year while building a loyal, grassroots following in countless clubs, honky tonks, fairs and festivals throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.

In 2003, Rivers won "songwriter of the year" for "She Draws Them Together", which he co-wrote with Johnny Huffman. Chris Rivers also won "Dallas Band of the Year" in the fall of 2003. The regional hit single "Trail of Broken Hearts" helped move Chris Rivers CD over 1,000 units, and also was a gratis feature on a CDX compilation which featured hit singles by George Strait, Brooks and Dunn, Reba, and Tim McGraw, and was nationally distributed to radio, retail, and key buyers and venues. The single received rave reviews and opened many doors for Chris Rivers, particularly in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. In 1996, Chris Rivers was named "Artist of the Year" which followed up his 1995 garnering as "Entertainer of the Year" at the Terry Awards.

"I started singing in church back in Louisiana when I was 6 years old, and began singing professionally at age 8 in musicals and weddings. But even though I had some great vocal scholarships in college and was classically trained in opera at LSU and UTA, I still continued to sing in clubs - I just love to sing live for an audience." "It's an amazing feeling to look out into an audience and see the crowd singing the words of your songs with you, what a great blessing." .. .. ..

Discography

Confessions Of A Fool

Trail of Broken Hearts
Where Forever Starts
Confessions Of A Fool
Have You Ever Seen The Rain
Knock Knock
I'M To Blame
Drinkin' & Dialin'
Lookin' For Love W/Johnny Lee
U Gotta Love Someone

Set List

Kiss (Prince/Rivers)
Little Red Corvette (Prince/Rivers)
Unwound (George Strait)
Milk Cow Blues (George Strait)
Does Ft Worth Ever Cross Your Mind (George Strait)
The Chair (George Strait)
Amarillo By Morning (George Strait)
It Just Comes Natural (George Strait)
Wrapped (George Strait)
How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls? (George Strait)
Guitars & Cadillacs (Dwight Yoakam)
Honky Tonk Man (Dwight Yoakam)
Fast As You (Dwight Yoakam)
Getting you Home (Chris Young)
Drinkin Be