Chick Singer Night Presents: An Evening with Kirstie Kraus, Ben Fuller, Lizzie Cates, Chelsea Summers, and Amy Holden
The Bluebird Cafe
Thu, Apr 25 9:00 pm
Kirstie Kraus: A Wisconsin native, Kirstie is loud and proud of her where she came from. Her dream to become a singer started when she was a child, beginning by singing for her large family. From there, she would be active in the community, offering her voice and cheerful disposition anywhere she could. Throughout the Midwest, she rocked the stage with Wisconsin-based band Thirsty Jones. Ben Fuller: As a musician who has been playing guitar and writing original music throughout his life, Ben Fuller finds his musical inspiration through his experiences traveling the world. New adventures have always played an integral role in Ben’s life and he continues to seek out people and places that help him evolve as an artist. Through these encounters, Ben channels creative energy into his songwriting and performing. Lizzie Cates: Twenty-three-year-old lyricist/vocalist Lizzie Cates is an honest country artist from Reno, Nevada recently moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her music career with country and pop influences. With her stunning lyrics, Cates captures the hearts of her listeners with her down to earth style and silly personality. Her ability to tell a story is endless using real-life experiences containing clever lyrics that are catchy and authentic allowing her music to be relatable to all audiences. She has been writing since she was five years old after creating her own fairytales and nursery rhymes. Cates hopes to continue to tell her story and take the world by storm with her steal edge voice and writing ability. Chelsea Summers: Chelsea Summers is a Singer/Songwriter currently living and working in Nashville, TN. In the words of Grammy-winner Linda Davis (and mother of Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum), Chelsea is "a new star on the rise!" Amy Holden: Amy Holden is a Singer-Songwriter from the Piney Woods of East Texas. She began singing in church and school talent shows as a young girl and has since performed in venues from Nashville to New Zealand. After moving to Nashville as a teenager from her home in New Mexico, Amy developed a passion for playing the guitar and songwriting. Now living in East Texas she has been mentored by songwriting pro John DeFoore of the DeFoore Music Institute who helped develop her songwriting style. Since the start of her career, Amy has been able to share her original music with thousands around the world. She has written hundreds of songs since discovering her love of songwriting and continues to write daily, considering it to be an ever-evolving craft. Amy has studied vocally with some of the music industry's leading vocal instructors including Seth Riggs and Kim Wood Sandusky. Her vocal ability has been compared to leading country acts such as Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans, and Martina McBride.