Chase Walker

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Chase Walker
150401 Robert Knight Chase Walker Photo 3(1).jpg
Background information
Born (1998-08-16) August 16, 1998 (age 20)
Origin Born in Riverside California, United States Currently resided in Nashville Tennessee
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer and Songwriter[1]
  • Guitarist[2]
Instruments Guitar,
drums and piano (occasional)
Years active 2010–present
Website chasewalkerband.com

Chase Walker is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.[3][4] He is the lead vocalist of his own California based musical band Chase Walker Band[5] formed in 2012, Currently Chase Walker band has been touring with various rhythm sections. Chase currently attends Belmont University in Nashville where he is pursuing a duel major of Songwriting & Music Business. .[6][7]

Musical career[edit]

Walker started playing blues with backtracks when he was 11. He was inspired by artists like Muddy Waters, Little Milton, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert Collins.[8][9]

He participated in festivals,[10] tours[11] and clubs[12] with his band in Vans Warped Tour,[13] The International Blues Challenge, House of Blues, BB King’s Memphis, Ground Zero (blues club), Buddy Guy's Legends, The El Rey, The Roxy and more, opening for such greats as Kenny Loggins, BB King,[14] Coco Montoya, Eric Sardinas, Tab Benoit, American Idol star Casey Abrams,[15] Walter Trout, Devon Allman and Cyrell Nevell.[16]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 2018 Blues Rock Review The Future of Blues Rock – 10 Acts To Watch Under 30 [1]
  • 2018 2nd Place in Lee Ritenour World Wide Six Strings Theory Guitar Contest
  • 2016 Album "Not Quite legal" Nominated for IMA Blues Album of the Year
  • 2016 Album "Not Quite legal" ranked #2 album of 2016 by Blues Rock Review
  • 2016 The Voice Season 10
  • 2014 Lee Ritenour Six Strings Theory Guitar Finalist[17]
  • 2013 & 2014 Van's Warped Tour Performer[13][18]
  • 2013 John Lennon Songwriting Contest Winner[19][20]
  • Best Debut Blue in Germany – Wasser Prawda Magazine[17]
  • Song Good Day for the Blues charted #47 in the Hit-Tracks 100[21]
  • best young blues/rock band in this country - Kevin Lyman (Founder of the Van's Warped Tour)[3]
  • Member of Exclusive Brotherhood of the Guitar[22]
  • American Blues Scene Magazine – Top 10 Under 18 Artist you need to Know[17]

Discography[edit]

Albums with band[edit]

Past Band Members[edit]

  • Matt Fyke (Drums) 2012-2016
  • Randon Davitt (Bass) 2012-2016
  • Peter Kastaris (Drums, Vocals) 2017
  • Greggory Garner Jr (Bass) 2017
  • Yates McKendree (Keyboard/Organ) 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Musicpage. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Chase Walker". MTV Artists. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Chase Walker Band". Biscuits & Blues, Inc. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  4. ^ "Jazz and Blues Boy Band - Chase Walker". iaam.com. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Jacob Onofrio (August 5, 2015). "62nd Fiesta Music Street Festival Takes Downtown San Clemente Aug. 9". San Clemente Times. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  6. ^ "Chase Walker Band: Biography". Sonicbids. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  7. ^ Chase Walker Band : Blues-E-News Magazine: Volume 2 issue 4. Blues-E-News Magazine. pp. 7–. GGKEY:HA6XBKLLY3P. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  8. ^ "Chase Walker" (PDF). Vol. 5 no. 1. American Blues Scene Magazine. Retrieved August 28, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Chase Walker: Raw Rockin' Ruckus Raising Vinyl-worthy American Blues Rock". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  10. ^ C Bret Campbell (August 30, 2013). "Young Rockers Chase Walker Band on AITP". Middle Tennessee Music. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "Chase Walker: Tour Dates 2015". Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Chase Walke Band". Indie on the Move. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  13. ^ a b "First Ever Teen Blues Trio, Chase Walker Band, To Perform At Vans Warped Tour". Top40-Charts.com. November 6, 2013. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  14. ^ "Chase Walker: Don't Be Afraid for the Blues...is Alright". Blues.gr. January 9, 2014. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  15. ^ "Chase Walker Band". Boogie Magazine. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  16. ^ Bruce Fessier (March 24, 2015). "Chase Walker Band ready to open Tachevah showcase". The Desert Sun. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  17. ^ a b c "Chase Walker Band A Blues Sensation". City of Big Bear Lake. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  18. ^ RJ Frometa (August 30, 2013). "Chase Walker Band". Vents Magazine. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  19. ^ "2013 Finalists - Session I: "Too Many Days Ago" by Chase Walker, Riverside, CA". The John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  20. ^ Vanessa Franko (December 12, 2013). "Get the blues with the Chase Walker Band". The Press-Enterprise. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  21. ^ "About CHASE WALKER, Musician, Songwriter, Singer". Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  22. ^ "Chase Walker – American Songwriter, Musician, Singer". Brotherhood Of The Guitar. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  23. ^ "Unleashed by Chase Walker Band". Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  24. ^ "Chase Walker Band - Unleashed (2014) Lossless". Max Feel. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  25. ^ "Living on Thin Ice by Chase Walker Band". Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  26. ^ "Blues Deluxe by Chase Walker Band". Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  27. ^ "Good Day for The Blues by Chase Walker Band". Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  28. ^ "Chase Walker Band". Battle of the Bands. Retrieved September 5, 2015.

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