About Chelsea Crites
In 2009 Chelsea was nominated for Niagara Rising Star. She has been gigging weekly with her talented band since 2010. In 2011 Chelsea was showcased throughout Hamilton and the CCMA’s and was the house singer at Tootsies in Nashville TN. She has performed the Tailgate parties (prestigious pre-show concerts at Hamilton’s very own Copps Coliseum) for acts such as Alan Jackson, Ryan Laird , Johnny Reid, Carolynn Dawn John , Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town , Eli Young , Colt Ford and Eric Church. She has also opened for Canada’s own Crystal Shawanda in Chatham Ontario , She has also opened up for Jason McCoy Canadian Singer/Songwriter on 3 dates of his The Perfect Gift Tour . Also Chelsea Crites has opened up for world known actor William Shatner , and shared the stage with MANY Canadian household names such as Dallas Smith , Bobby Wills , Deric Ruttan the 2013 Annual Ciderfest , Tim Hicks , Gil Grand , Marshall Dane and Doc Walker .
Chelsea has been featured in many festivals and fairs, has appeared on Country radio/Hamilton stations 820 Cham and KX94.7 New Country, radio INDI 101.5, radio CFRZ 98.3 , Knight Rider Radio in Kentucky , Conversations Live with Cyrus Webb based in Mississippi , In The Country with Dave Woods and appeared on the local television shows The Joe Show and , REMIC tv/Entertainment Extra & CHCH all in 2012. Chelsea has also appeared in several indie movie roles in 2011/12 and has recently shot her first music video for her single ‘If Your Hearts Not In It.” Aside from playing exciting shows all over Niagara and beyond, acting and gaining fans, Chelsea has been busy songwriting with musical legends like John Ellison who wrote the hit song ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’. Be sure to watch for her first EP available in 2014 which has quite abit of Nashville influences with songs written by Nashville songwriters and tracks also written by Chelsea Crites herself and hit Canadian songwriters as well . Chelsea had the pleasure of working with a top notch producer in Nashville along with guitarist for the stars John Willis who has played on the albums of Luke Bryan , Shania Twain , Lee Ann Rimes , Alabama , Kenny Chesney , Taylor Swift , Faith Hill , Tim McGraw , Willie Nelson ,Brian McKnight , Florida Georgia Line ,Blake Shelton , Josh Thompson , Toby Keith , Jewel , Lionel Richie , Reba , Lonestar , Joe Diffie , Lee Brice , Cowboy Troy , Locash Cowboy . Just to name a few .
Chelsea has been using her talents to help those in need by showcasing for the Autism Fundraiser, Cancer Awareness fundraiser , Adults with Disabilities and loves to help where she can. Be sure to keep an eye on Chelsea Crites as this is just the beginning of a promising multidimensional performance career. On May 4th Chelsea performed at Hamilton Place for her own headlining concert which was a nearly sold out show with many impressive humble reviews. Chelsea draws a very impressive crowd in the Niagara and GTA area and Internationally . Chelsea's fan page has sky rocketed in the last few months as she is quickly rising in her career approaching nearly 10 000 + active dedicated fans and tourists that follow her performances.