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Chris Compton

Chris Compton

Pop / Americana / noir Columbia, SC  US
Ring A Dong Ding Dillo
Ring A Dong Ding Dillo
Poison Boys and Girls
Poison Boys and Girls
Devil in the Corner
Devil in the Corner
Eighteen Again
Eighteen Again
Dirty Windows
Dirty Windows


Creep Cover- Chris Compton and the Ruby Brunettes


  • 2014

    Mar 1

    Columbia, SC, US | 12:00pm

    The festival kicks off with a parade at noon. Festival and live music kicks off at 1pm. Several stages will have bands throughout the day! Good food, drinks, music, and vibes!

  • 2013

    Aug 1

    Columbia, SOUTH, US | 7:00pm

    The Ruby Brunettes playing First Thursday on Main

  • 2013

    Jun 30

    Columbia, SOUTH, US | 8:00pm

    The Ruby Brunettes are broadcasting from the British Bulldog on WXRY!

  • 2013

    Jun 20

    Columbia, SC, US | 8:00pm

    The Ruby Brunettes closing the Woodshed spring season

  • 2013

    Jun 1

    Columbia, SC, US | 8:00pm

    The Ruby Brunettes are the first band of the night followed by Tom and the Plowboys, Black Iron Gathering and Dr Roundhouse



Sounds Like: Ryan Adams, Pete Yorn, Iron & Wine, Ed Harcourt

Bio: Chris Compton is a songwriter because there are more people drinking at cafés and bars than there are those reading books of poetry in the library. He tried to be a poet when he was younger: private tutoring with college grad students and visits with James Dickey to his house and classroom- and C...See Full Bio

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“This singer/songwriter produces canny points of reference in songs such as the springy “Girls in Boys Clothes." Compton’s alt-folk is a contrast to frequently mundane singer-songwriter fare. ”

— Otis Taylor, The State News Paper

Recent Blogs

New Songs for a New Year
Feb 6, 2012

After Midnight in the Study is when the magic happens


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  • Video Plays 174
  • Total Fans 111
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