What Others Say


“Chris, you and the Harried Americans were fabulous! The messages from your covers and originals hit home with us and we want to have you back as an annual staple of our concert series.”– Roy Greene, Chair, Coffeehouse Concert Series Committee, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick, Maryland

Chris! What an awesome Friday night with you all! Thank you thank you! … I will definitely keep you in mind for any upcoming events — and I will recommend you to my network.
– Katherine White, Program Director for Network NoVA

“All thanks to you and your fellow musicians and comedian! Everyone I’ve talked with says you all were really good, and I thought so too…I especially appreciate you’re not only performing but also checking the site out in advance, talking to key people at City Hall, etc.–making sure the program went smoothly.”
-Dave Kuebrich, Co-organizer, Mother’s Day Climate Rally 2017, Veteran’s Amphitheater at Fairfax City Hall, Fairfax, VA

“Chris’ songs were lively, poignant, and funny by turns. Her presence and her musicianship kept the showcase audience both engaged and entertained.”
– Tres Seaver, Fredericksburg Songwriters’ Showcase

“…songs really stand on their own as good entertainment.”
– Joy Butler, Author, The Musician’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle

“Witty, talented and comfortable on stage…Chris Anderson shines. Few performing songwriters have mastered the art of being an excellent songwriter, guitar player and singer. Chris Anderson proves that it can be done, seemingly without effort.”
– Todd C. Walker, Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise (F.A.M.E.)

“…The Wall…a brilliant song masterfully conveyed …”
– Ron Goad, Vice President, Songwriters’ Association of Washington

“If you like a woman who can sing and play the blues, add a good dose of harmonica solos, and lyrics about timely current events, then look no further than Chris Anderson.”
-Brian Franke, Songwriter’s Association of Washington, Ireland’s Four Courts Open Mic

“…catchy, distinctive songs.”
– Don Linke, Original Rock Musicals & Rock Operas

“…an amazing musician/songwriter and performer… she is sure to knock your socks off!”
– Jean Bayou, Past President, Songwriters’ Association of Washington

“Entertaining and lively, and the perfect antidote to a sluggish midweek evening. Witty and thoughtful (and mostly original) songs, great singing and instrumental interplay, and great audience rapport.Everyone, both the people “running” the Cafe and the audience members we talked with, really enjoyed your performance.”
– Carl Gold, Co-organizer, Acoustic Cafe, Walter Reed Community & Senior Center and Park, Arlington County Parks & Recreation

“She has an incredible “ear” to hear a song the first time and what’s even better, the grace to know when and where and what to add to the “conversation” of the song. I invited her to “sit in” with my set and then promptly booked her for you to hear here at Stillwaters.”
– Mary Shapiro, Stillwaters Songs & Supper Concert Series, Marshall, VA