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CHRIS CHISM RECEIVES MICHAEL TERRY PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

The Michael Terry’s People Choice Award was given to Chris Chism of Dallas at the conclusion of the Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest. 10 finalists were selected from 300 applicants in a blind screening process. The top 10 then traveled to Richardson and performed live on the UnitedHealthcare Singer Songwriter Stage inside the Eisemann Center during the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival. Along with the honor of the award, Chism also received a $500 cash prize.

Previous awards include being named the 2019 Best Local Singer by The Dallas Voice. Chism is a Dallas resident and the Assistant Director of Music and Worship at Cathedral of Hope. He performs his original music as singer/songwriter and with his band, the Blind Date Band. They have local gigs at Opening Bell Coffee, Alexandre’s, and House of Blues.

“One of the hardest working singers in Dallas.”
– GuideLive

Chris Chism – Top 10 Finalist, Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest
at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson, TX

Chism has shared the stage with artists like Debbie Gibson and Tiffany at charity and fund raising events. He also made a musical appearance with Yolanda Adams at the Nation’s Capital for the National Global Peace Festival.

In 2016 Chism released his popular single “Don’t Stay There” in a concert with nationally recognized YouTube sensation, Steve Grand. “The deeply personal song, especially the second verse, addresses issues such as insecurity and depression. Issues that everyone can relate to on some level,” explains Chism. His second single “Deadbolt” was released in 2017.

Chism remains dedicated to his songwriting and plans to release an EP album soon. Follow Chris Chism on Facebook or subscribe to his YouTube channel to listen to more of his music!

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WILDFLOWER! ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL SALUTES ROCK WITH CONCERT

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival salutes rock with a concert by Back In Black AC/DC Tribute band on May 15. This high-voltage set will be streamed at 7 p.m. from the Hill Hall stage inside the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas. The Eisemann Center is one of the leading performing arts facilities in the metroplex and provides two of the six stages fans experience during the annual Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival.

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COMMUNITY ROCK GARDEN SEEKS STONE COLD ART


Wildflower! seeks to collect stone cold art from residents and local artists in a creative project to build a Community Rock Garden at Richardson City Hall. Anyone can join in the fun by painting a favorite flower, wildflower, greenery, or bug on a rock to help make the garden “bloom!” The rocks and stones must be turned in by April 23. All of the painted pieces will be collectively displayed in the Community Rock Garden for the month of May.


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JACK-FM PRESENTS WILDFLOWER! OVER THE AIR

Jack-fm presents Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Over The Air on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Richardson native and radio personality JT will host the Over The Air mini sets that will include music by the artists that would have rocked at Wildflower! during the three-day weekend May 15-17. The decision to cancel was announced in March and ticket holders received refund notifications.

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