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Chris Leblanc

Baton Rouge native and guitar hero Chris LeBlanc recently released his album entitled Starshine.

Starshine is a thirteen song EP, with six songs recorded live at the Vineyard in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and seven songs recorded in Chris' home studio in Baton Rouge. PreSonus' Rick Naqvi recorded and mixed the album.

The entire album was cut using PreSonus preamplifiers. The live songs were recorded through two FireStations with an M80 providing eight preamps and the DigiMax providing another eight preamps.

The studio songs were recorded with a DigiMax into a Digi001 via adat lightpipe and all of Chris' guitars and vocals were recorded through either the MP20, Eureka or BlueTube.

Chris LeBlanc is moving into the ranks of the southern-rock elite with a solid following at Universities and venues across the Southern U.S. He has sold over 15,000 copies to date of his first two CD's ALL ON HIS OWN!! Chris' lyrics reflect his genuine "southern-boy" personality and passion for "REAL" rock-n-roll. The music is driven by powerful tones and a soulful guitar approach that showcases his bluesy roots.

Over the years Chris has peformed with: ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Edwin McCain, Double Trouble, Funky Meters, Widespread Panic, Little Feat, Jeff Healy, North Mississippi All Stars, Los Lobos, Galactic, Soulhat, Filter, Tonic, Better Than Ezra, Storyville, Ian Moore, Fishbone, Kansas, The Smithereens, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Chris Whitley, Cowboy Mouth, Chris Duarte Group, Charlie Sexton, Radiators, Walter Wolfman Washington, Drivin'-n-Cryin', Col. Bruce Hampton, Wayne Toupes, Papa Grows Funk, Delbert McClinton, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Sonny Landreth, Big Luther Kent, Marcia Ball, and many others.

The Chris LeBlanc band plays regularly (five nights per week) throughout Southern Louisiana in local bars and clubs. His live shows are power packed and full of musical passion.

To learn more visit the Chris LeBlanc Band Website.