Chris Washington

  • Genre
  • R&B
  • Awards and Nominations
    • SAMMIES 2019 Nominee★ Singer-Songwriter ★
  • Musicians
    • Chris Washington — guitar, vocals
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Q & A

All-time favorite song?

02.04.19

"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears For Fears.

How do you describe your music to people?

02.04.19

Catchy, soulful, fun.

Tell us about how you first started gigging.

02.04.19

I started performing at school at a young age. My first large performance was at my high school graduation.

Tell us about your best gig in Sac.

02.04.19

My best show in Sacramento was recently at Shine Cafe. I performed alongside very talented and passionate local artists.

Tell us about your worst gig.

02.04.19

My worst gig was the time when the electricity was cut off during my performance. Three times.

What artist or band are you a little embarrassed to love, and why?

02.04.19

I'm not embarrassed to love any music!

What was the first song you learned to play?

02.04.19

"Sensitivity" by Ralph Tresvant is the first song I ever sang. "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes is the first song I learned to play on guitar.

What's next for you?

02.04.19

Continuing to perform as much as possible and producing my first EP.

What's the story behind the band name?

02.04.19

Play guitar.

What's the story behind your stage name?

02.04.19

My name is Chris Washington, I've been performing since I was 15 years old. I recently have been going by Soulacoustic. This name was given to me by my dad.

What's your favorite local artist/group?

02.04.19

Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue, Luix, ALFHA Bliss, & Valstand.

Who are your biggest influences?

02.04.19

Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, and Al Green.

Who first inspired you to play music?

02.04.19

My dad.

Words to live by?

02.04.19

Sing like no one's listening.

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