Belfast, County Down
“.... Excellent songwriter.'' Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster.
".... A new artist we really like.'' Ricky Ross, BBC Radio Scotland
''.... Brand new song, lovely indeed.'' Cherrie Mcllwaine, BBC Radio Ulster.
''.... Absolutely brillant.'' George Jones, Downtown Radio.
''.... A very talented singer/songwriter.'' Gerry Kelly, BBC Radio Ulster.
*Introduced by Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music.
*Best Male Artist - MRU Music Awards 2012.
Award winning singer-songwriter Chris Keys grew up in Portstewart a small seaside town in Northern Ireland.
In his early twentys Chris became a solo artist and developed an easy listening acoustic sound.
Since then he went on to perform at shows and festivals all across Europe and has supported many great bands and artists along the way.
Todate Chris has released 2 Ep's New Day (2012) and View From A Satellite (2013) both receiving alot of support from BBC Radio Ulster and Downtown Radio.
Chris was also introduced by Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music.
In 2013 he performed in the round with Grammy award winner Nanci Griffith at the 9th Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival.
Chris was then invited by Panarts to Nashville to showcase at the world famous Bluebird Cafe.
Recently he performed with Grammy award winner Jim Lauderdale at BelNash 2014.
Whether its an in the round Americana show, a rock concert or festival, Chris's varied style of writing appeals to a wide audience.
Currently Chris is working on a debut album.
Check out http://www.chriskeys.com/ for a full list of shows & previous events.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org