Webster, MA, September 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Life Rocks Tour
From Rags to Rock Stardom
Tim Charron’s story reads like a Rocky movie.
Tim Charron grew up in Rhode Island where he got his start in music performing in rock bands while in high school. After high school and a brief stint in San Diego, CA, he made the decision to move and attend the University of Miami.
While living in Florida, Tim worked as a personal trainer to celebrities such as Eminem, Brandy, Limp Bizkit and Michael Stipe of REM. He was also a co-host of two Miami based television shows while still keeping one foot in the music business. When he began doing very well in the real estate market he decided to pursue that full time.
Then the worst that could happen, happened.
Charron lost almost everything in the real estate market crash. Devastated and disillusioned, Tim decided to sell what he had left and move to Nashville to start a new assault on his music career. That is where he came up with the motto, “Quit your job, sell your stuff, hit the road.” This was a life changing decision. Tim says, “I figured it was something telling me I needed to pursue what I truly love.” You can hear his commitment in every one of his energetic and captivating performances. There is no place he’d rather be than on stage.
That was 3 years ago. While living on friends’ couches and out of his car in Nashville, Tim built his musical empire by relentlessly hitting radio stations, writing, recording, giving lectures to fellow musicians and earning fans the old fashioned way, one at a time. Tim was vigilant about touring, sometimes playing up to 25 shows a month. Since then Charron has opened up for country legends such as, Charlie Daniels, Brooks & Dunn, Crystal Gayle, Marty Stuart and Clint Black. Recently he opened for American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery.
The press deems Tim Charron, “The Rock ‘n’ Roll Gypsy” because of his relentless drive, touring schedule and lack of a permanent home.
Charron says, “When I tour I stay with local friends/fans or camp and get immersed in the local culture: food, art, sports, people.” While touring in Florida, Charron stayed in a chickee hut on the Seminole Indian Reservation in the Everglades for several days while performing at Big Cypress Shootout. Last year he stayed at a hippie commune in Venice Beach, CA and on a houseboat in Key West, FL. Charron is an avid volleyball player and plays at beaches all over the country on his tours. He has also recently begun surfing in California and paddle boarding in Key West.
In the time Tim has taken the plunge, he has released multiple albums, all of which reveal different dimensions of his artistry. His most recent release, Providence, is a limited edition CD featuring a wide, colorful palette of songs showcasing his ear for great melody. Unplugged, is Tim stripped down, acoustic, and emotional. His songs are reminiscent of names like John Mellencamp, Kenny Chesney and Bon Jovi, but don’t be surprised when you hear covers of Coldplay, Kid Rock, and Sublime for good measure.
Tim was made for the stage with electrifying performances. Though, you won’t necessarily find Tim on stage during one of his captivating shows the whole time. He and his band could be out in the audience, climbing speakers or rocking out on top of a pink fire truck. “I feel as if I was born to be on stage and I love nothing more than the adrenaline rush of whipping an audience into a frenzy.”
From down and out, to up and coming.
When you believe in something, and when you want it badly, there’s no telling the lengths you’ll go to get it. In America, that’s called “drive,” and entertainer/performer/songwriter Tim Charron has got that in spades.