Chris Alvarado is releasing his new album, Home, at Williams Backyard Boogie this Thursday, May 2 at 6:30pm.
Other local favorites including Kelsey Anna and Scott Rockwood will also perform. Ticket prices are $20 and include a copy of the album on CD. Food plates will also be available for $10 from Grayt Catering. Tickets can be purchased at any Forrest Williams show, at Central Square Records, or by calling (850) 502-6448.
Releasing an album on vinyl has always been a dream for Alvarado, and he was able to achieve it with the help of his fans through a project on Kickstarter.com. His first album, Chris Alvarado, was released in 2012 and can be found on ITunes, Pandora Radio, and other online retailers.
In 2012, his song “Find My Way” won 3rd place in the Dallas Songwriters Association’s songwriting competition, and in 2011, he won the prestigious Best Singer/Songwriter Award in the 3rd annual Beachcomber Music Awards. He was nominated again for the same award in 2012, along with Best Male Vocalist. This year, Alvarado’s won the 2013 Beachcomber award for Best Solo Artist.