Musician: Chris Cauley at 9 pm in Redwood Hall on Wednesday, February 15
Chris Cauley hails from Atlanta, GA and lives and breaths SOUL music. At a young age, Chris was exposed to legends like Earth, Wind, and Fire and Stevie Wonder and from there, his passion for music was born. He began writing songs on his guitar and with the vocal influence of the aforementioned influences paired with a guitar, the industry began to take note of his unique sound.
In 2005, he was the APCA Coffeehouse Artist of the Year his first year on the circuit. Chris then went on the be the #1 music act at every conference he showcased that year. He went on to work with the likes of Matt Nathanson, Amos Lee, 112, and many more. Chris then took a break from college touring after he caught the attention of a few Hollywood heavyweights.
He was invited by Justin Timberlake's team to sit in on a private rehearsal in London with Justin and his band. Chris was then personally invited by writer/producer/director Tyler Perry to join the cast of his stage play "Laugh to Keep From Crying" on a U.S. tour. The play co-starred Chris as a graduate student who moved to the wrong part of town. This comedic r&b/gospel musical received rave reviews all over the country. Most recently in 2010, Chris was invited to join the international cast of the world renowned Michael Jackson tribute show, "Man in the Mirror" as a featured vocalist. He spent the entire summer traveling to seven different countries with the show. After traveling the world and rubbing elbows with some of the world's most respected talents, Chris has returned home to Atlanta to gear up for a new record and make his mark on the college music scene once again.
DON'T MISS CHRIS CAULEY ON SEASON 2 OF THE VOICE - DEBUTING FEBRUARY 5, 2012!
This event is open to Ashland University students, faculty/staff and their guests only.