Chris Jones

Chris Jones brings a broad range of experience as both a touring and recording artist and as a
teacher to a music camp setting. He has led his own bluegrass band Chris Jones and The Night
Drivers as lead singer and guitarist for over 20 years, during which time he has released 14
albums and scored 23 #1 songs on the bluegrass music charts. Prior to that, he toured with
numerous top level artists as a sideman, including the Lynn Morris Band, Dave Evans, The
Chieftains, and Vassar Clements. He was also a past member of Weary Hearts and the Special
Consensus. Chris is the recipient of seven International Bluegrass Music Association awards.
Television credits include the Conan O’Brien show, Emiril Live, and the PBS series “The
Appalachians.” In 2022 he debuted as a performing artist on The Grand Ole Opry. He is also
one of the best-known voices in bluegrass and classic country broadcasting, hosting shows for
SiriusXM for over 20 years, for which he is a three-time IBMA Broadcaster of the Year. As a
teacher, Chris has taught guitar, vocals, and songwriting at some of the top music camps
around the world, and he has released four instructional videos, and audio courses for both
guitar and vocals.