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Chicago Sun-Times

Chris Smither’s blues hide hope in tough topics

“Chris Smither has traveled countless miles with his careworn blend of folk and acoustic blues. His hallmarks include the fingers of an effortless musician, a voice as craggy and deep as the …

Chris @ WFUV

Another take on the song “What Might Have Been”, from Chris’s new album Hundred Dollar Valentine – this one performed live at WFUV in New York.

And visit the WFUV website to see more videos of Chris performing in their …

New Video

Watch a video of Chris performing the song “What It Might Have Been” from his new album, Hundred Dollar Valentine.  (Order the album here!)

Boston Globe Books Article

May 13, 2012 / The Boston Globe

Chris Smither: Folk/blues musician and voracious re-reader

Chris Smither has had the well-sanded, world-weary voice of an old blues man since the New Orleans transplant first landed on Boston’s folk scene in the …

New DVD featuring Chris & other songwriters

Troubadour Blues is a journey into the world of well-traveled singer-songwriters like Peter Case, Mary Gauthier, Chris Smither, Dave Alvin, Slaid Cleaves and many more. This 95-minute documentary, produced over a 10-year period by filmmaker Tom Weber, provides a revealing …

Rock ‘n Roll EP

This past summer, Chris took a break from writing songs for his new studio record (hint!) and strapped on and plugged in an arch top jazz guitar. He invited some very fine musicians (Billy Conway of Morphine, Smither vocal favorite …