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MUSIC ON MAIN 2015!
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Saturday, April 11 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Christopher Blake

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At first listen, the work of artist Christopher Blake exemplifies that of an accomplished performer. However, upon further examination, one soon discovers his considerable talents as a songwriter and producer. | Hailing from Arlington Texas, Christopher has been writing and performing live since the age of 14. Originally taken by the raw energy and honesty of Nirvana and Green Day, he soon discovered the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix. However, Blake is equally influenced by current artists such as Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars, plus a variety of hip hop, indie pop, and jazz artists. | All of these influences can be heard in Christopher's current release, Weekend Love. Blake's sound is most readily described as a combination of blues, pop, r&b, smooth jazz, and hip hop. However, there is more, something deeper, often more mysterious. One listen to ÒCold Hearted WomenÓ from Weekend Love instantly transports you to a rainy night's drive on a long stretch of highway. ÒFalling in Your ArmsÓ reveals his roots as a guitarist and acoustic musician. ÒHer LoveÓ typifies the unique storyteller in Christopher; Deep lyrically, while maintain amazing accessibility. As one reviewer stated, Blake is ÒJohn Mayer with a twist of Adam LevineÉPure Gold.Ó | In spite of his stylistic diversity and lyrical complexity, one common thread runs through Blake's songs: His ever-present pop hook sensibility. In short, they take hold quickly, and stay with you the rest of the day. His songs seem to be written with the melody in mind, not just the meaning behind the words. Undoubtedly, all of his works bear the mark of Christopher Blake. Singer. Producer. Artist.



Saturday April 11, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
5: Frost Locals Only Stage 7th Street at Commerce Street
  Pop-Soul

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