"Beard not only has the blues from his father and other greats running through his veins, but he’s created his own brand of blues and modern R&B, often with a strong dose of funky rhythm." - Martine Ehrenclou
Officially released on September 15!
“It is just spectacular!”
“Incredible blues vocals … insanely lively guitar ... it’s amazing. Searing and soul-stirring.”
"Chris digs in with fervor."
"With the combination of Beard’s assertive voice and his exciting guitar, this record is a seamless combination of traditional blues with a contemporary edge."
"Beard is looking to take his blues beyond the blues he was given by his father in his living room. His latest release, on the Northern Blues Music label, is Live Wire. This stirring combination of live and studio performances is just what Beard hopes will take his career to the next phase."
"Chris Beard is a strong guitarist and vocalist and his record gets to the point. Hard-hitting, no-nonsense blues. I like it a lot!" TOMMY CASTRO
"Chris Beard comes on strong with his band of funky,contemporary blues on his new release." DUKE ROBILLARD
Chris's first CD. This is a collector's item!
"Chris Beard has the soul and the skills. He bleeds the true blues blood ... That will touch ya."
RONNIE BAKER BROOKS