New Videos


Check it out: we’ve added some terrific new live performances to the Videos page.

Mountain Stage


Chris’s performance last fall on the radio show Mountain Stage (along with Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Kaia Kater, Lau, and Robert Ellis) will re-broadcast around the country over the next week, starting Friday, September 1. To find out where it airs in your area, visit the Mountain Stage website.

Live Review in Rhythms Magazine

Recently, Chris kicked off a UK tour with a concert at London’s King’s Place. After the show, Rhythms Magazine wrote: “Smither is little short of a national treasure, a wonderful wordsmith, as much poet and prose master as musician these…”

Read the full review.

Woody Guthrie Cover (VIDEO)

In case you missed it, the folks at Nano Fest have posted a great video of Chris, Rose Polenzani, Session Americana, and others covering the Woody Guthrie song “Deportee.” Click below to watch the video.

Just Announced: Mountain Stage

On September 25, Chris will join Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Robert Ellis, and others for a live performance on Mountain Stage in Pittsburgh, PA. Tix & info on the Concerts page.