Rochester, NY native Chris Bethmann resides in the Americana genre. He’s rock ‘n roll, folksy, bluesy, and more. A capable picker, and innovative lyricist, Bethmann’s writing channels an eclectic mix of musical influences and resonates with honesty.

Chris is inspired by songwriters like Jason Isbell, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, and Brandi Carlisle. Bethmann has two releases, his EP Naked Bourbon 2018 and a single Long After Midnight (2019).




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Short Bio:

Chris Bethmann is an americana singer-songwriter from Rochester, NY. A trained guitarist, Bethmann channels influences like Jason Isbell and Eric Church, developing his own folk/rock sound. Whether it’s playing solo acoustic or with a full band, Bethmann’s style revolves around his adept ability to create stories, putting original twists on cliched themes and painting vivid pictures with poignant and realistic imagery. With one release under his belt (Naked Bourbon, 2018, self-released), Bethmann is barely scratching the surface of his catalog of original compositions.

Rochester-based songwriter and guitarist Chris Bethmann is a story teller at heart, capable of producing countrified ingenuity in an ever-changing world
— Rochester City Newspaper