Label: Arroyo Records
Bio: Jon Chandler is a Spur Award-winning author of Western fiction, a contributor to several magazines, and the voice of the Historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, CO and the Historic Plains Hotel in Cheyenne, WY.
Jon Chandler has been awarded the 2009 Spur Award for Best Song from the Western... See Full BioMore Info
The Los Angeles Daily News dubbed Denver native Jon Chandler the “best western songsmith since Ian Tyson,” while Texas’s Country Line Magazine exclaimed, “Thank God for Chandler and his gang of musicians.” He hosts America’s Soul Live, a monthly Arvada, CO-based acoustic concert series. Jon was chosen Best Living Western Musician by True West Magazine, which also named his CD "Westerns" best Western CD. He was awarded the Western Writers of America’s prestigious Spur Award for best song two times, the first in 2009 for Linwood, a fictional examination of the last hours of the notorious gunman Doc Holliday’s life, and the second in 2012 for "Morning Star Moon," his observation of Wyoming’s iconic Hole in the Wall country. He is the recipient of the Western Folk-life Center’s Yellowstone-Teton Songwriting Contest Audience Award for his song, The Road That Leads to Yellowstone. A prominent western writer, he won the WWA Spur Award for his novel "The Spanish Peaks," and his novel "Wyoming Wind" was a Colorado Book Award finalist. His newly released seventh CD is titled "The Gang. Come on out to hear and see this extraordinary musician perform at Black Rose on October 25; you won’t be disappointed.
The Colorado Cowboy Classic at the Lakewood Cultural Center. An amazing Father's Day concert featuring Jon & the Wichitones, Dave Schaper & Friends, Bill Barwick & Sons of the Tumbleweed, Sons & Brothers and Jeff Hildebrandt.
Jon and the boys are joined this month by The Mild Colonial Boys, bringing the Bay Area's finest Americana/Celtic quartet to Colorado. Yeah.
Ten of the region’s finest pickers, fiddlers and strummers present this holiday favorite featuring old favorites as well as new songs and new laughs.
ASL October show, featuring: