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Christopher Ames

Acoustic Guitar from Liverpool, NY - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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Recognized as ARTIST OF THE YEAR at the 2006 KCCM Awards (Kansas City Christian Music Awards) CHRISTOPHER AMES combines a wholesome vocal with exceled proficiency on the acoustic guitar. Combined with a with a storytelling approach, CHRISTOPHER AMES provides an entertaining event for people of all ages and faiths. The versatility of this artists as a musician, a performer and a speaker will enlighten audiences ranging from 3-93!

Chris uses his music to get to the heart of our faith and to tell the story of his journey thus far. He's a simple guy. An earthly guy. A loving husband. A dad... But when he's performing the music that comes from the depths of his soul...you feel like he's your best friend too! With the wholesome tone of John Denver combined with the storytelling lyrics similar to Kenny Loggins, Christopher Ames will not only provide your audience with entertainment but will leave them with a message of hope.

With over 15 years experience as a Full-Time musician, Christopher Ames has been cutting through the issues that can divide and distract us. Whether we come as a prodigal, a seeker, or with the faith of a child… his music will call us to consider that there is always light to get us through our weakest moments.

Christopher Ames is no stranger to studio recording either. His 2004 CD titled BELIEVING BEYOND THE SHADOWS garnered critical acclaim and spawned several Top 10 singles that hit on both Christian and Country radio. After this CD released he went on to receive a KCCM Award (Kansas City Christian Music Award) for Acoustic Rock Artist of the year and in 2006 took home 2 more awards-this time for Songwriter of the Year and ARTIST OF THE YEAR.

In 2006 Christopher Ames released an instrumental CD titled TAKE IT IN. This CD featured both original songs and hymns. It caught the attention of both industry and retail professionals, and for his work he was awarded the 2007 MOMENTUM AWARD for Instrumental Artist of the Year presented in Nashville, TN. Many venues are often looking for instrumental (guitar based) background music. Christopher's acoustic instrumental performance is perfect for restaurants, nursing homes, hospitals, coffee shops, funerals, etc.

But one of his most rewarding accolades was when he received the SPIRIT OF UNITY AWARD in 2006 presented in Nashville, TN. This award recognizes an artist commited to community and fellowship. Christopher was humbled by this recognition and it truly encouraged him to continue in his mission.

In 2008 Christopher Ames released his 5th project titled EVERYDAY WITH YOU. This new CD (recorded in Nashville)generated serious buzz as it focuses on the journey of life and love in marriage and received a 4 star review in Christianity Today. The album is a departure from his traditional acoustic style and is more pop/rock oriented-which appeals to a broad audience. His first single from the CD titled CHAMPION spent over 20 weeks on the CRW Radio Charts. Christopher Ames received the 2009 KCCM Award for Songwriter of the Year for his work on this project. Two songs were also recognized as Honorable Mention in the 2009 International Songdoor Songwriting Competition. Christopher was also a finalist in the AC category for the ISSA Awards (International Singer Songrwiter Association). The album was also nominated for a 2009 SAMMY (Syracuse Area Music Award) in the POP category.

In 2009, Christopher Ames released a Christmas single titled: Lead Us Into Christmas Day. The song was embraced by radio programmer worldwide in the AC/Hot AC, Country and Christian radio markets. It is sure to become a Holiday classic as it reminds us that every Holiday season, HOPE is just around the corner.

Christopher Ames is also available as a YOUTH keynote speaker/performer. His YOUTH WORKSHOP titled STAND UP-STAND OUT-and REPRESENT! is very popular at Youth Breakout Events,Youth Rallies and Summer Camps.

In addition to his career in music ministry, Christopher Ames is a strong advocate for Eating Disorder Awareness. Having dealt with this disease in his own family, he is able to offer powerful insight to this challenging disease. You will find his testimony to be inspiring and encouraging.

Christopher Ames has been recognized as a 'premier entertainer' in the independent Christian music industry. He's the real deal and the emotion in his LIVE show keeps people asking him back for more.

Christopher Ames has an endorsement partnership with BREEDLOVE guitars.

In most cases Christopher Ames is a solo performing artist, but is also available as a duo with a percussionist, or as a trio (guitar, base, drums).


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We've already recommended Christopher Ames to other people in the area. He provided a talented and enjoyable evening. His down to earth nature made it even more pleasant to meet and mingle with our group. We want to thank him for being a light for the Lord's work.

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All Creatures of Our God and King
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Please note Christopher Ames will also travel to Clay, Lysander, Syracuse, Baldwinsville, Cicero, Pennellville, Warners, Brewerton, Phoenix, Camillus, Central Square, East Syracuse, Memphis, West Monroe, Bridgeport, Minoa, Plainville, Constantia, Mallory, Nedrow, Elbridge, Fayetteville, Jamesville, Kirkville, Marcellus, Hastings, Jordan, Fulton, Manlius, Skaneateles Falls.
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