Photo: Chris Daniels || Making a Scene Magazine || Chris Daniels & The Kings (now with Freddi Gowdy) are celebrating their 37th year with live performances over the summer, playing songs from BLUES WITH HORNS – our 15th Kings album and our second with Freddi Gowdy of the Freddi Henchi Band. In December 2019, Freddi joined Chris as an inductee into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame!!
Doing more than 120 dates per year touring over two continents, Daniels and his band have been invited to appear in such diverse places as The Down Home Blues Festival in South Carolina, The Bob Hope Chrysler Desert Classic, The Curacao Swing Festival (South America), and all over Europe. Chris was inducted into the COLORADO MUSIC HALL OF FAME in 2013 with Judy Collins and he has appeared with the Garth Brooks, B.B. King, Vince, Gill, Amy Grant, Joe Walsh, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Oates, The Luminieers, Uncle Kracker, Blues Traveler, The Neville Brothers, and the list goes on.
The band has also headlined on major international festivals, including Ribs & Blues Festival in The Netherlands, at Marktrock, Berchem Blues, and the Lokeren festivals in Belgium. The Kings have also served as the back up band for Garth Brooks, Bonnie Raitt, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Johnnyswim, Sonny Landreth, David Bromberg, Al Kooper, Bo Diddly, members of Little Feat, and Was Not Was at The Roxy in Los Angeles to name a few.
Die hard fans from Italy to Holland rocked with this remarkable band who has appeared on major TV channels across the world, including HDnet all High definition TV, VH-1, TNN, Much Music/Canada, Nippon TV/Japan, Crooked River Grove, KUSA, and on Onhe Filter, AVRO, KAVRO, Paris MTV, and Brussels 1 in Europe, and on Swing TV in Buenos Ares, Argentina.