Chris KEESEY

Chris Keesey is a songwriter from the Appalachian Foothills of Southeastern Ohio. He writes songs about growing up, growing old, living and loving in rural America. He draws songwriting influence from the greats of classic country and modern Americana to create songs and sounds based on the stories and raw truths of living in the country. Seeking a song from his library to perform or record? Contact Chris at his Facebook artist page for details.

New EP, Dyin' Town, Now Available!

Chris Keesey's Debut EP - Dyin' Town

Listen For Free

EP is available for download at any of the following outlets.
Alternatively, come and see a show or visit CD Baby
and you can purchase a good old fashioned CD!

Live Shows

Take your pick, solo or full band:



  • June 4: Nelsonville Music Festival, Nelsonville, Ohio - Full Band 11AM


  • June 11: ALS Benefit Stuart's Opera House, Nelsonville, Ohio - SOLO


  • June 16: Casa Nueva - Country Night!, Athens, Ohio - Full Band


  • July 15: Amesville Fireman's Festival, Amesville, Ohio - Full Band


  • July 21: Colony Theatre, Gallipolis, Ohio - SOLO


  • July 22: Ohio Brew Week Last Call Festival, Athens, Ohio - Full Band, 3PM


  • July 22: Smiling Skull Saloon, Athens, Ohio - Full Band, 9PM


  • August 5: A Night with the Legends, Stuart's Opera House, Nelsonville, Ohio - Playing George Jones and ZZ Top


  • August 11: Marietta Brewing Company, Marietta, Ohio - SOLO


  • August 17: Parade of the Hills Festival, Nelsonville, Ohio - Full Band


  • August 18: Donkey Coffee, Athens, Ohio - SOLO


  • August 26: SOL Restaurant, Athens, Ohio - SOLO


  • September 9: Jimanetti's, Rio Grande, Ohio - Full Band


  • September 16: Ohio Paw Paw Festival, Albany, Ohio - Full Band


  • September 23: The Adelphia, Marietta, Ohio - Full Band


  • September 29: SOL Restaurant, Athens, Ohio - SOLO


  • October 6: Court Street Grill, Pomeroy, Ohio - Full Band


  • October 21: Moonville Tunnel, Vinton County, Ohio - Solo


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