Hot damn! "un-American Gothic" is in great company on this list. Read original article here

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            Cool to have "un-American Gothic" in Cult MTL's Top 30 MTL songs of 2016! “‘I’m afraid we’ve gone too far/no one can save us now.’ Prescient?” by Erik Leijon Read original article here.  

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Maturity can be cool. The years etch us with wisdom lines, and if we’re lucky carve us into a more refined, smarter, stronger, more honest human being. This is the arc of Chris Velan’s catalog, music of slowly mounting maturity and hard won life lessons, especially in matters of the heart. With an even-hand and open eyes,...
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    I'm over-the-moon excited to be part of this 40th Anniversary celebration of The Last Waltz, to take place at the Corona Theatre in Montreal on Nov. 25th with an all-star cast of Montreal and Canadian musicians including, Matt Mays, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Tom Wilson, Wooden Sky, Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire), Shane Murphy,...
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I'm excited to be performing at this year's POP Montreal with my band on Sept 23d at the Rialto Hall. Our set starts at 9:50 pm and other acts will include, Rosie Valland, Julien Sagot and Finn. Full details and tickets here
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I'm excited to be playing at this year's Shigawake Music Festival in Shigawake, QC with a fantatstic line-up that includes Land of Talk, L'il Andy, Victory Chimes, Jessie Mac Cormack, among many other great acts. It's going to be a musical love-in. Come if you can! Check their site here for details
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Chris Velan’s latest single, “un-American Gothic”, has spent the last few weeks climbing both CBC’s Radio 2 Top 20 chart and Radio 3’s R3-30. As a thank-you for the support, the Montreal songwriter and producer is pleased to reveal the new video for the single, just as he prepares to hit the road for a string of tour dates. Animated...
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Exclaim! – Album Review

March 7th, 2016
  Chris Velan Glow By Laura Stanley Published Mar 04, 2016 7 On his sixth studio album, Chris Velan combines pieces of his varied sonic inspirations — singer-songwriters, West African guitar-pop, ’80s rock — with his complex thoughts on life and love to create a rich mosaic. It’s a combination so varied that it...
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