Origin: Calgary, Alberta
As opener for The Fray May 2011, Chris Gheran showed himself as an accomplished entertainer -- the audience was engaged by his singing and his relevant banter. He also performed at the 2010 Calgary Folk Music Festival and Tongue on Post in January 2011.
In August, JackFM and Chris's incredible fans voted Chris best busker in Calgary with a prize of $5000.
Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Rawlco Radio helped support "Calgary" Gheran's third album.
Earlier in 2010, Chris opened for the Wailin' Jennys in Knox United Church.
Read Christine Leonard's review of Chris's Coup d'etat in BeatRoute.
Chris opened for Jonathan Richman with a phenomenal solo set in concert at the Martha Cohen Theatre in the Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts as part of Sled Island 2008.
Energy 101.5 interviewed Chris as did both CJSW and X92.9 with live performances. The band was highlighted in Bands to Watch. Chris won a singer/songwriter contest at Shotz Bar & Grill, and he and his band were semi-finalists in both the FUEL 90.3 rock Star 2008 and Blind Beggar Big Rock/X92 Original Music Showcase. Chris performed in Revelstoke and was a finalist at Rockanagan in Kelowna.