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Portrait of Chris Hawkes
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My favorite part of creating a song is open expression of something very personal and specific. Stepping back and saying 'yeah... that’s exactly what it feels like.
Hometown Austin, TX
Genres Rock, Americana / Alt Country
Band Members Chris Hawkes
Achievements Best-of-1 Best-of-1 Best-of-20 Best-of-20 Best-of-20 Channel-number_1 Best-of-100 » more
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
Chris 940-206-0696
# Years Experience Performing Live: 8
# Live Perfomances Past Six-months: 60
Market Draw: Dallas Fort Worth: 31-50; Nashville : 0-30; Austin: 51-75
Venue History: Antone's - Austin, TX
Momo"s  - austin, TX
Lambert's BBQ - Austin, TX
Stubb's - Austin, TX
Headhunters Club - Austin, TX
Saxon Pub - Austin, TX
Darwin's Pub - Austin, TX
Listening Room  - Nashville, TN
Maxine's  - Hot Springs, AR
Seven47 - Norman, OK
Rumba Cafe - Columbus, OH
Rumba - Little Rock , AR
Hideaway  - Louisville, KY
Underground Lounge - Chicago, IL
Reggies Music Joint - chicago, IL
X6 - Waxahachie, TX
Liquid Lounge/Curtain Club - Dallas, TX
Firewater Bar and Grill - Dallas , TX
Tierney's  - Lewisiville, TX
The Garage - Denton, TX
Hailey's - Denton , TX
Boiler Room - Denton , TX
Opening Bell  - Dallas, TX
Aardvark - Fort Worth, TX
Moon Bar - Fort Worth , TX
Lola's Saloon - Fort Worth, TX
The Levitt Pavilion Arlington - Arlington, TX
Tootsie's - Nashville, TN
Christopher Pizza - Nashville, TN
The Brick - Kansas City, MO
Soda Bar - San Diego, CA
Tiki House - San Diego, CA
NAMM Convention Center - Anaheim, CA
Cameo Gallery @ The Lovin' Cup Cafe - Brooklyn, NY
The Map Room - Pittsburgh, PA
Baba Budan's - Cincinnati, OH
Felix's - St Louis, MO
Brillobox - Pittsburgh, PA
Cicero's - St. Louis, MO
LeStat's - San Diego, CA
Opener Experience: Starship; Cas Haley; Bob Schneider
Similar Artists: Pete Yorn; Ryan Adams; Rhett Miller; Graham Colton
Performing Rights Society: BMI
Discography: Broken Record EP—2011; Because I Feel That Way Too LP—2009; Guitar and Voice EP—2007

In 2007, Hawkes released his first solo acoustic album “Guitar and Voice” which was featured on MTV’s popular series The Hills.

This was soon followed by the release of a second independent album "Because I Feel That Way Too" combining his...







Reached 1st in Best of Pop chart in 2015. 1st for 6 weeks.
Reached 1st in Best of Pop chart in 2014. 1st for 16 weeks.
Reached 4th in Best of Pop chart in 2013. In the top 20 for 18 weeks.

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Chris Hawkes is a Dallas-based acoustic/rock artist who knows the power of meaningful and straight-forward lyrics. With a voice that shimmers on all notes, Hawkes uses his Americana sound to engage...

Hawkes elevates Americana sound by
Michael is pretty new, but Michael also plays with Ben in another band," explained Hawkes. "And he plays with Doug and me in another band.



Technical Requirements



3Snare Bottom

4Tom 1 (Rack)

5Tom 2 (Floor)

6Overhead SR

7Overhead SL


9SR Guitar (Fender)

10SL Guitar (Mesa)

11Acoustic Guitar

12SR Vox

13Center Vox *

14SL Vox


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