Chris Wilson

Sunday, July 14
2:10 pm - 3:40 pm
Avery Mall Stage presented by Reimer
Americana, Folk

Chris Wilson

A native of New York, U.S.A., Chris has gained celebrity status for his vocally driven songwriting and passionate live performances.

Chris’ career brought him to Los Angeles, California for a brand-new MTV show called “The Cut”. He became 1 of only 10 artists to win their way to the finals from a field of 160 competitors and over 10 thousand hopefuls from around the world. Chris went on to win MTV’s “Viewers Choice Award” for his performance in the finals. Chris has received honors across the globe, included winning “Best Male Vocalist” and Best Overall Performance” at the World Championships of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles California. Chris has performed in front of hundreds of thousands of people from New York to Hong Kong, done soundtrack work with Director Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy) in Hollywood, California, and continues to maintain a busy global touring schedule.

Chris has also gained significant unsolicited media exposure, appearing in, and being interviewed by such publications as “Billboard Magazine” and “The Los Angeles Times”.

Chris’s live performances are often standing room only. His powerful vocals set him apart from anyone in his genre today. His songwriting serves his voice perfectly, with a blend of power and simplicity. Chris’ music is, simply put, honest and emotional.

“Chris, your voice is just amazing. You are going to have a long career in this business”.
David Foster

“Chris’ voice stopped me dead in my tracks”
Steve Perry lead singer of Journey

“Chris’ music is absolutely beautiful”
Christopher Cross