Music Mondays: Chris Colston

Chris Colston is an East Texas singer-songwriter.

Chris Colston is a singer-songwriter from Lindale, Texas.

Chris' loyal fans have made it known that he is loved by nominating him for several ETX Music Awards the past few years, including “Entertainer of the Year” and “Songwriter of the Year” in 2016. Chris was awarded the Ambassador for the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame right down the road in Carthage, Texas.

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His first single, “Blacktop Gospel” released in fall 2016 and stayed at the Top 100 on the Texas charts for over 23 weeks.

His recent EP released in February 2017 included “Barbwire Heart,” an original song which made its debut on the Texas charts in July 2017.

Chris and his band have shared the stage with acts such as Stoney LaRue, Koe Wetzel, Roger Creager and many other big time Texas Country artists.

Chris and the band will be touring Texas in the next few months at dance halls, festivals and even the East Texas State Fair at the end of September.

  • Thursday, September 14th @ The Back Porch Outdoor Stage in Kilgore – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 23rd @ East Texas State Fair in Tyler with Kevin Fowler - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 1st @ Love and War in Texas (Plano) with Koe Wetzel and the Konvicks – 4 p.m.

More of Chris's music, tour dates and more can be found on his website at