Sunshine Coast based multi instrumentalist sensation Chris Flaskas is an act not to be missed!!
First making waves in 2014 with his beautifully crafted debut album A New Sun, Chris Flaskas has risen to prominence over the past couple of years, wowing audiences with his electrifying live performances. Wielding an arsenal of instruments, Chris' trademark sound is a re-imagining that he calls 'Earth Rock' – a high-power blend of alternative, roots, funk, folk, blues and Indigenous music. Through his thoughtful, philosophical lyrics, Chris has earned the reputation of an intellectual artist imparting spiritual knowledge... a modern thinker with a tribal soul.
Following on from his award-winning (2015) When The Gold Is Gone EP, Single Release Kings Of High (2016), is Chris Flaskas, all guns blazing... a song you can dance to, sing along with, and just lose yourself to. The power of Chris' live sound has been captured perfectly on the single, which was recorded at Heliport Studios, situated on a mountain in the Queensland rainforest overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Every inch of that beauty, every breath of that air, has gone into Kings Of High and its tribute to the millions of creative souls ever-seeking higher perspective.
2017 see's Chris team up with master precussionist Duncan Barker & Soul bassist Jasper Lambert to bring forth an imagining, a new vision called- Chris Flaskas Trio. Already supporting blues- rock Legend Ash Grunwald and Wild Marmalade with Paul George from Tijuana Cartel the Boys set there sights having secured headlining shows and festivals up and down the East Coast of Australia. Their unique sound is instantly earthy and rich – espousing Chris's unique voice with an effortlessly catchy, distinctly Australian rhythm. The Trio a true, modern clash of Funk, Folk & Rock swing. Chris Flaskas solo on steroids....Chris is ready to take his music and his message worldwide.
“Chris’s Roots based original compositions are well thought out , inspirational and he as a performer is always able to connect to his audience through song and story”- Brian Goodworth (venue booker for The Solbar in Maroochydore)
"Chris is ultra talented and charismatic with amazing energy and a powerful and unique sound. Music and energy are clearly his gift to the world. He is also an absolute gentlemen off the stage. He will go far."- Jason John Contos ( Front man of Kallidad)