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Chris Housman to Headline Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s 5th Annual Songwriter’s Night on June 4

Chris Housman to Headline Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s 5th Annual Songwriter’s Night on June 4

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 12, 2023 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee will feature Chris Housman in the 5th Annual Songwriter’s Night. The event will take place Sunday, June 4, at 6:00 PM at Fat Bottom Brewing in West Nashville. Chris Housman will be joined by Nell Maynard, Chris Sligh, and Dakota Striplin.

Originally from Hanston, Kansas (population: 200), Chris Housman immersed himself in music at the age of seven when he taught himself to sing and play the fiddle, which quickly led to regular performances in a family band at Wild West shows. After a move to Nashville to attend Belmont University, Housman added piano, guitar, upright bass, and even spoons to his list of talents while playing at over 150 colleges across the country.

In 2019, his unique talent for whistling earned him a spot as one of the Top 5 musical whistlers in the world, and he has found a way to merge all of his influences, experiences, and talents into a sound uniquely his own. Chris will soon be following up his last release, mega-viral and iTunes #1 song, “Blueneck”, with his debut EP – which will include the viral songs, “Nobody” and “The Bible Belt” that have already generated over 4.5M views on TikTok.

Tickets to the 5th Annual Songwriter’s Night are $150 and available here:

Songwriter’s Night is being generously supported by Ardent Health Services, Studio 8 Design, and Hip Donelson. Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. If interested, please contact Meghan Lamb at

Songwriter’s Night is made possible by Gilda’s Club founders Fletcher Foster, Ronna Rubin, and board member Samantha Saturn.


Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, is dedicated to providing support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed.

Free of charge to everyone, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee provides a gathering place where people with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to actively involve themselves in building social and emotional support as a supplement to regular medical care. Our evidence-based programming includes support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops, mind-body classes, social activities, educational lectures and community resource information. Offering approximately 60 professionally led support and networking groups, and more than 50 educational workshops and lectures each month, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee makes a tangible difference in the lives of those impacted by cancer. We build community, so no one has to face cancer alone.

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s mission is to ensure all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.


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