Chris Alvarado @ Local Catch Bar & Grill
Chris Alvarado is an award winning singer/songwriter and recording artist based out of Santa Rosa Beach, FL. Chris regularly shares the stage with Grammy nominated songwriter, Suzi Ragsdale, and has also begun to perform with former Vanguard Records artist Daphne Willis. Winner of Beachcomber Music Awards for "Best Male Vocalist" and "Best Solo Artist". This year, Chris has enjoyed the opportunity to open for artists such as Edwin McCain, Shawn Mullins (with Daphne Willis), Callaghan and the Shadowboxers. Performing over 280 shows a year, you won't find a harder working musician on the Florida Panhandle. When he is not performing, Chris spends his time building guitars and other stringed instruments for some of the area's musicians. Some of his music influences include John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Jamie Cullum, Jewel, Fleetwood Mac, Al Green, Pat Martino, Joe Pass, Amos Lee, Ray Lamontagne, Brett Dennen.