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Chris Holly - Husband, Father, Brother Teacher, American - Journeyman guitarist who started his career on the Sunset Strip Hollywood, CA in the 1980's Hair band and later Thrash Metal scene in Southern California. He was a member of the metal band OMEN and did extensive touring in North America. By 21yrs of age he lost interest in the heavier scene, Chris turned to an acoustic guitar, harmonica and started writing song after song. Hit the road for a decade performing recording and World Wide touring with great success in the mid 90's .
Chris with his wife Jolene of 16 years have both experienced life on the streets, from living out of her car in 2000 to now owning a small business. A successful music school with 15 employees, they now reside in Charleston, SC with their 9 year old daughter Matilda.
Chris Holly has always been politically active, locally and nationally and considers himself a Libertarian/Conservative. He hit the road in Aug 2011 jamming with all the GOP presidential hopefuls including a performance seen in Rolling Stone w/ Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman on keys playing "Hit the Road Jack" dedicated to President Barack Obama.
He has also appeared numerous times with dear friend w/ US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), and with the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump, also 2012 presidential campaign w/ Gov. Mitt Romney, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee Presidential Undecided SC Forum show on FOX NEWS, Doc Thompson Show (Glenn Beck Radio), with Rep Ron Paul at the SRLC 2012, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, US Senator Ted Cruz, US Senator Marco Rubio (Go FINS!), and America's Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Chris Holly has shared world stages w/ Hootie and the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Darius Rucker, Better Than Ezra, Todd Snider, Tonic, Toadies, Billy Joe Shaver, Drivin N Cryin, Mike Nesmith, Eric Bass (Shinedown), and Mike Mills (R.E.M.)
(NEW MUSIC) Old school meets innovation with this fresh take of Bob Marley's classic "No Woman No Cry" feat. NINA, and in the true spirit of Bob Marley the song is already bridging continents and bringing people together with global airplay! Chris Holly proudly plays made in the USA Gibson Guitars.
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