PHOTOS: Paul Childers At Riverbend

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - by Mark A. Herndon

Paul Childers returned to Chattanooga after completing the first stage of his 2018 European tour.  This year he has performed iconic tributes to Chuck Berry, BB King and Eric Clapton during his recent visits to Songbirds Guitar Museum and Music Hall.
In addition to some notable tribute sessions, Paul is a talented singer/songwriter and string bending blazing guitar slinger.  
 
Blending Pop, R&B, and Soul, Paul Childers is leading a new breed of Singer/Songwriters and Guitarists.  Sometimes the lines drawn between genres of music seem so indelible in this age of technological proclivity in modern Pop music and the quest for perfection. The likes of Blues and Jazz and their knack for improvisation are assumed to be left behind in this era; left to be the music reserved for our fathers and artists found only in black and white photos. This, however, is not the case for Paul Childers.
Hailing from Nashville, Paul Childers is trying to challenge everything you thought you knew about the future of music. Refusing to be ghettoized, Paul finds a way to blur the lines cast between Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix styles of guitar playing, a Motown rhythm section, and Pop vocal melodies.

If you missed Paul and his band at Riverbend or recent Songbirds Sessions, watch event schedules at Songbirds and Chattanooga Live Music social media pages. More information on Paul's tour, new music release Paul Childers -  "Live at the ACME" 
All material provided by Paul Childers Music and Chattanooga Live Music.

Chattanooga Live Music, Mark A. Herndon, certified professional geologist and professional photographer grew up in Chattanooga area, graduated from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.  Supports/Promotes connecting people with Creative Arts, Music and Dance to the Chattanooga Live Music Scene by supporting local/regional creative artists, singers, songwriters, musicians, dancers, & bands. Media affiliation is with www.chattanoogan.com. Follow on Twitter, Instagram and check out more at www.facebook.com/chattanoogalivemusic. Email at MAHerndon@ChattanoogaLiveMusic.com 

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