Christina Chandler grew up in Memphis, TN, and has been making music since she was 6, beginning with writing her own songs, eventually competing in talent shows, performing in musicals, singing in church and school choirs, and taking advantage of any chance to grow and learn as a vocalist. She went to The University of Memphis on scholarship for performing with renowned U of M band, Sound Fuzion, and then on to perform professionally in local Memphis band, Venus Mission, gaining experience and building a reputation as a strong vocalist and performer. Christina relocated to Asheville in 2009, and returned to her songwriting roots, picking up guitar and ukulele, writing new tunes and pursuing creative collaborations. Christina found her home with local group The Freewheelin' Mamas, and continues to work as a soloist as well, performing throughout Western North Carolina. Christina uses an array of instruments to self-accompany: acoustic guitar, concert ukulele, hand percussion, and live looping. Her voice has been described as a cross between Dolly Parton and Susan Tedeschi. She is a partner is NC based entertainment booking firm, EchoMix Artists and manages NC Songsmiths Tour Series.