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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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BIG CITY OUTLAWS

Big City Outlaws is a high energy country rock/pop cover band that performed on the Bud Light Stage at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson. They have been entertaining the DFW metroplex since 2012.

This rockin’ group of musicians deliver country classics like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash to keep the audience on their feet and singing along. Accurate renditions of classic rock includes Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey, and Poison to current country artists such as Taylor Swift, Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, and Zac Brown Band.

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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.

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GATES OPEN AT 6:30PM AND WILDFLOWER! STAGES TO ROCK ON SATURDAY

It’s been a wild weekend here at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival! We are so excited to update that the gates are going to open at 6:30 p.m.. The festival has been partially open since this morning and indoor performances inside the Eisemann Center have continued as scheduled throughout the day.

Unfortunately, Blue Oyster Cult had to cancel its appearance at the Festival due to its flight into DFW International Airport being cancelled because of the severe weather. All acts prior to 6:30 p.m. set to perform on outdoor stages have been removed from the schedule.

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