Chris Lord - Solo acoustic set 4:55 - 5:40
This promises to be a hot night of high-end blues, boogie, and honky-tonk brought to you by some of the finest musicians the Pacific Northwest has to offer. The renowned Randy Oxford will host a special summer night event on the patio of The Draft Sports bar in the heart of the Tulalip Casino and Resort. Come on out and dance under the stars with Randy Oxford and his special guests Chris Lord and Cheatin River!
Friday, August 14th 6:00 - 6:40 Seeley Memorial Stage
Sounds Like: Hank 3, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Drive-By Truckers
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chris Lord has become synonymous with colorful tales
of love gone awry, awash in the heavy-handed, flat-tire shuffles of Texas. The listener is drawn to the
compulsion of ill-fated love, the hollow ache of a forgotten flame, the fresh breath of redem...See Full Bio
“A stomping groove, a steely, slice-and-dice guitar attack and a growling vocal greet listeners to Chris Lord & Cheatin’ River’s Chunkabilly Blues. Echoes of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Freddie King abound in the searing six-string salvos, and the merciless vocal brings to mind the younger Kim Wilson throwing his weight around the tracks. Cheatin' River begs to be heard live for its sheer full-frontal assault on the senses—you can really get lost in the story the lyrics and the instruments tell together. It’s perfect, right down to the abrupt ending, when it cuts off like that, and all is silent in the world. And you, dear listener, are left there, limp, maybe a bit dizzy, but begging for more.”