Raleigh, NC, January 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Chris Hendricks (http://www.chrishendricksmusic.com), a musician based in Raleigh, N.C., has announced that he will perform at one of the Triangle’s most iconic live music venues, Cat’s Cradle, on Saturday, Jan. 19 with award-winning rock band Carbon Leaf from Richmond, Va. The show will take place at 300 E. Main St. in Carrboro and will begin at 9 p.m. with doors opening at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $15 in advance and $17 on the day of the show and can be purchased online at http://catscradle.com.
The show will be Hendricks’ first since the release of his latest EP, “Meant To Survive,” which he celebrated at Lincoln Theatre on Jan. 5 during a special show. Leading up to the release of the EP, Hendricks has kept busy playing selections from “Meant To Survive” while spreading the message of anti-bullying to area schools as part of his “Breaking Down Barriers” program.
“Meant To Survive” is Hendricks’ second EP, following the successful release of his first EP, “Noise,” the title track of which was chosen as the 2011-2012 season theme song for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers in addition to being featured at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
“It is an honor to perform at the renowned Cat’s Cradle with Carbon Leaf, an award-winning band that I truly respect and admire,” said Hendricks. “I am excited to be given the opportunity to join them on stage and perform my new songs from ‘Meant To Survive,’ my latest EP. These new songs represent the sound I have been searching for personally since I began playing music, and I can’t wait to share them with the audience.”
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About Chris Hendricks:
Chris Hendricks is a rock musician based in Raleigh, N.C. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at a young age, Hendricks uses his music and experiences in an effort to inspire others, reaching out to schools, businesses and organizations throughout the country. Over the course of his career, Hendricks has performed at iconic venues across the country including Cat’s Cradle, Carolina Theatre, Eddie’s Attic and the Los Angeles House of Blues. His hit song “Noise,” was featured at every artist’s dream destination – the Louvre Museum in Paris – and was chosen as the 2011-2012 season theme song for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers. Quickly becoming a hit, the EP that features “Noise” has sold more than 6,000 copies to date. Hendricks’ latest EP, “Meant To Survive,” was released at Lincoln Theatre on January 5th and can be found online on iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody and other online music stores. For more information about Chris Hendricks, visit http://www.chrishendricksmusic.com.
About The “Breaking Down Barriers” Anti-Bullying Program:
Chris Hendricks’ “Breaking Down Barriers” is an anti-bullying program that reaches out to area schools to raise awareness about the dangers of bullying and the importance of being true to one’s self. Each performance kicks off with a short concert followed by a speech from Hendricks. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at an early age, he was bullied all throughout his childhood and teen years because of his disability. Through the program, he uses his experience with bullying along with his musical talents to reach out to and inspire others who are facing similar situations. The program has and continues to make a difference in the Triangle, as participating schools have reported a decrease in behavioral problems and bullying as a result of the program. For more information about “Breaking Down Barriers,” visit http://www.chrishendricksmusic.com/breakingdownbarriers.
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