When CMT Artist Chas Collins steps on stage, it’s easy to see why he debuted on their Top 10 list. With his signature vocals and high energy stage show his 6’6 frame can jump onto the dance floor and pump up the crowd. He delivers the full package for a crowd pleasing show and fans love him. Entertainment coordinator of a recent venue, Bobby Pollard said, “Our clientele have raved over his performance, and request his return every time he plays. He is one of the best performers I have ever seen.”
Hailing from New Orleans LA, Chas was born with music in his soul. After a visit to Nashville he recorded his first CD at Magic Tracks Studio. “They Wanna Hang a Bad Boy” was released in 2005. Being a native of the NOLA area, life took a turn as it did for many of its beloved sons when Katrina destroyed the city. But the strong willed cowboy was determined to follow his dream. With a couple changes of clothes and the money in his pocket he set his sight on Nashville, and he never looked back.
Chas Collins and his band have opened for several national acts including Luke Bryan, Collin Raye, Bucky Covington, David Ball, Daryl Singletary to name a few. Over the past few years Chas has compiled his current band made up of highly talented musicians. They are currently touring full time, and have played over 2400 shows in 43 states. Band members are:
Chas Collins – Lead Vocal
CJ Dubuisson – Lead Guitar and background vocals
Lee Bogan – Guitar, Slide Guitar, Keys and background vocals
Steve Blaine – Bass Guitar and background vocals
Mark Nemer – Drums and Percussion
Chas has had a successful acting career as well. He won the audience choice award for his lead role in the romantic comedy/drama “Mary and Albert” and has appeared in commercials for Cracker Barrel, Health Care Association and Attorney Bart Durham.
Currently Chas is working passionately honing his crafts. He plays his hard hitting originals, current country hits along with a touch of rock and crowd favorites. Chas Collins and his band are currently booking 2017. Butch Johnson producer with Magic Tracks Studio, Nashville said, “There is no doubt in my mind that a record deal is in the near future for this young country artist. He’s got what they call on music row, the “It” factor.”