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Bio: Christopher Lockett is a Los Angeles based singer-songwriter. He travels a lot. He sometimes plays instruments that are not in the accepted Americana canon of instrumentation. Most of his music would stand comfortably under the umbrella of Americana, but that's a pretty wide umbrella. There are e...See Full Bio
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“He writes lyrics with the earthy grace of Merle Haggard... “Cold Night For A Suicide Girl” resounds like some miracle collaboration between Hank Williams and Marilyn Manson. As haunting as a 3 am truck stop with a full moon above, this is grim Americana, the dark side of the heartland. “When This Old Car Was New” is a perfect song: beautiful with an earthy, gutsy beauty, and Lockett’s voice deepening into rich Tom Rush bass pedal tones..."He’s a country songwriter swimming against the prevalent Nashville current of pop country to return to the deep waters of songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Steve Earle....he’s writing the kinds of songs a whole lot of singers could sink their teeth into. A substantial and soulful songwriter of the highest degree, and a deeply emotive singer, Mr. Lockett is making deeply satisfying music, the kind of music that keeps you going even through the toughest of times."”