Blues Guitar Nights at CICCIC Featuring Chris King Robinson Band (2)
Playing at Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) blues night is the amazing Chris King Robinson Band.
Chris King Robinson is currently the No.1 most followed Blues guitarist in the world on Twitter, with over 750,000 followers. In November 2013, his single ‘Lipstick On Her Cigar’ featured at No.1 in the iTunes & Amazon Blues charts ad has played at some of the most prestigious venues in the UK; including the O2 arena, Blues Kitchen (Camden) and many more.
chris-king1In 2012, Chris was chosen as one of the top undiscovered guitarists in the world. Chris was given the accolade by acclaimed international music producer and photographer Robert Knight who, in partnership with leading guitar manufacturer Fender, flew around the world looking for new talent. Mr Knight is creating a platform to promote young artists and is currently searching the globe to find the best as yet undiscovered guitarists. He came across Chris by viewing clips via YouTube. After flying to the UK to meet Chris, he filmed footage of the youngster playing in John Henry’s rehearsal studios in London.
In 2013, Chris’ online popularity started to soar, leading him to become Twitter’s most followed blues guitarist worldwide, along with gaining millions of hits on YouTube. Chris released his first single on the 20th November, entitled ‘Lipstick On Her Cigar’. The single hit No.1 on the iTunes & Amazon Blues charts after just one day of sales. In 2014, Huge demand led to Chris starting his own 4-piece band featuring: *Chris King Robinson – Guitar/Lead Vocals *Tom Relihan – Drums *Nigel Turner – Bass *Zac Wood – Keys