As founder of Music for Positive Change™ and pioneer in the
field of transformational entertainment, Chris Chickering
is a singer-songwriter whose deepest wish is for you to
truly embrace and live in your greatness.
Enlightened and humbled by his own trials and tribulations,
Chris has a vision for leveraging the power of music to bring
people together, lift their spirits and create a better world.
Chris Chickering’s vocals share the same fiery, organic DNA
of recordings by Cat Stevens and Van Morrison.
Chris’s lyrics are inspired by a lifelong study of personal
development, consciousness and self actualization.
His music infuses folk, rock and world music influences with
empowering lyrics that speak to timeless, universal truths.
Chris’s live performance is the perfect complement to any event
that is inspiring, transformational or uplifting.
At the age of 7, Chris had a vision of himself onstage
while singing and playing positive and upbeat tunes to
bring people together, lift their spirits and create a better
His vision lay dormant for many years…
Until one day, in the Spring of 2007, when the pain of
putting off his dream became too great, Chris finally
started the journey, by producing his first song, “Stay.”
MUSIC FOR POSITIVE CHANGE™
In 2013, Chris founded Music for Positive Change™, a music
venture dedicated to effecting real social change and by creating
and performing songs infused with lyrics of hope and enlightenment.
Music for Positive Change™ supports organizations whose mission
is related to world peace, self actualization, animal rights and
helping evolve our planet.
With a deep breath and a whole lot of faith, Chris went
on to produce his first album, Shine.
Shine features 9 original songs and Cat Stevens’ classic
ballad: “Father and Son” and is now available everywhere
music is sold.
In the winter and spring of 2013 Chris wrote 37 songs
for his 2nd studio album: Living In The Now.
Living In The Now features 14 new and original songs and
is scheduled for worldwide release, fall of 2013.
“Music is a friend I could always count on. It has
given me relief, hope, joy and inspired me to believe in all
that’s possible, even when no one else was listening.”
"THE CRAZY CRAZY ONES"
After watching Apple Inc’s iconic commercial “Crazy Ones” in
the fall of 2012, Chris was inspired to write his soulful
ballad: “The Crazy Crazy Ones,” his tribute
to those who have pushed the human race forward.
Chris also went on to direct “The Crazy Crazy Ones” music video
which features 53 of the most impactful people of all time.
“The Crazy Crazy Ones” is now available as a FREE MP3 download
THE CRAZY CRAZY ONES MOVEMENT
In the fall of 2013, Chris will launch The Crazy Crazy Ones
Movement, a global community of people dedicated to steering
their lives towards the highest-vision they have themselves.
To be notified when The Crazy Crazy Ones Movement goes live, visit
Since 2005 Chris’ company, Guru Authority™ has generated
over 35 million dollars in gross revenues. Guru Authority™
is a behind-the-scenes “Consumer Reports” for the personal
Chris has been a trusted advisor to over 100 personal
Chris has set up a special partnership to give underprivileged
youths an opportunity to attend the Hyde Schools, private boarding
high schools that help kids develop the character they need to
fulfill their unique potential.
Chris is a supporter of the anti-GMO movement.
Chris was born on May 18th in New York City and moved to San
Francisco at the age of one where he was raised and educated.
Chris is the eldest of 3, with one half-brother and one half-sister.
His mother, father and step-parents all live in the San Francisco
Chris’s hobbies include working out, yoga and performing slight of
hand magic, which he’s been doing since he was 6.
Chris presently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his dog Chili.
Worked as a full time EMT on an advanced life support ambulance
and served as a volunteer firefighter in Boulder and Denver, Colorado.
Once busked his way across Europe for four months, from London to
Athens and back, singing and playing his guitar on the streets.
One of Chris’ heroes is singer-songwriter Happy Chapin (1942-1981)
who made a tremendous impact to end world hunger through his
Chris is now the proud owner of Harry’s childhood trumpet as well
as original handwritten transcript of Harry’s classic ballad: “Taxi”