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Chris Compton

Chris Compton

Pop / Americana / noir Columbia, SC  US


  • 2015

    Nov 8

    Columbia, SC, US | 11:00am

    We will be at the American legion post 6 on Nov 8th RAIN or SHINE to set up a donation drive for Harvest Hope, the focus is to collect as many diapers, wipes and formula as possible. As it stands today when a family comes to Harvest Hope, once a month, they receive only 8-12 diapers due to LOW INVENTORY! We will change that! ALRP6 will have family activities and live music from local Columbia musicians! Bring your kids for the face painting, Chuck E Cheese, Columbia marionette company and crafts. Come out early because the event will be catered by local wing legend Rupert Rentz(Ruperts Win Inn and Blue Doggs)! KIDS EAT FREE! We have hundreds of hot dogs and Cromers popcorn!The activities will run from12:00pm-10:00pm. Bring your own cooler and enjoy great local music and fun for all ages!

  • 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



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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