Show Cancellations

In light of Covid-19, a number of upcoming shows have been canceled or postponed. Be assured, Chris is healthy, playing music at home, and looks forward to getting back on the road.

In the meantime, please check the Concerts page for updates, contact the venues for refunds where applicable, and we’ll post updates as we have them.

Be safe, stay healthy,
Team Smither

New Vinyl Release: June 20 (Date Change)

June 20 is Record Store Day when MORE FROM THE LEVEE from Chris Smither will be released and only available at your local record store (www.recordstoreday.com). Contact your local store now and let them know Chris Smither MORE FROM THE LEVEE is on your wish list.
 
More From the Levee, Smither’s first vinyl release in over 35 years, has ten of the remaining songs from the 2013 Still On The Levee recording sessions treasure chest. These gems were mixed and mastered especially for this vinyl-only release (Mighty Albert/Signature Sounds) for Record Store Day. A sweet, intimate collection of some fan favorites this vinyl record includes Lonely Time, Cave Man, and Hey Hey Hey. In addition to Chris’ core recording session band of producer David Goodrich, Billy Conway, Anita Suhanin, and Jimmy Fitting, More From the Levee features Allen Toussaint on Chris’ Let It Go, and members of Morphine on the haunting Drive You Home Again. Also making its debut is a brand new Chris Smither song What I Do, a nod to his childhood and formative years in New Orleans.
 
Let your local record store know that More From the Levee is on your wish list! www.recordstoreday.com
 
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Green River Videos

Did you miss Chris at the Green River Festival last year? Watch these two great videos from his performance. 

 

 

Smithsonian Folkways Interview

Big thanks to the good folks at Smithsonian Folkways and the Newport Folk Festival for inviting Chris to perform at the 2018 festival, and for this very special Smithsonian Folkways interview. (Thank you John Smith and Seth Langer!)

Announcing the VINTAGE SMITHER CD BUNDLES

November 19 we’re launching (for a limited time!) the Vintage SUPER Bundle and the Vintage STANDARD Bundle. A chance to complete your Smither collection and also make new Smither fans of your friends and family….13 for $100 or 6 for $50.

AND FREE SHIPPING November 19-30, 2018… ending at 11:59pm EST… free shipping for all Smither merch to anywhere (on Planet Earth)…you can’t beat that!

The ‘Effortless’ Performance that Made Chris Smither Feel Lucky

“Call me lucky” are the first words he sings on the album’s first song “The Blame’s on Me,” and “on reflection,” Smither tells me, “I decided that I really am lucky in a lot of ways.

“I’ve made a living doing something that I would cheerfully have paid to be allowed to do. I’m healthy, I’ve got a family that loves me. Pretty hard to beat.”

Read the full No Depression article…