Chris Pureka

Over the course of her fifteen year career, Chris Pureka has released all of her albums on her own label, Sad Rabbit Records, while sharing the stage with the likes of The Lumineers, The Cowboy Junkies, Elephant Revival, Dar Williams, Martin Sexton, Ani DiFranco and many more.

Chris has been the recipient of numerous awards, recorded two Daytrotter Sessions, been a featured performer at TedxKC and appeared at SXSW, Bumbershoot, and in countless rock clubs and music halls across the U.S. and Europe.

In 2010 she employed long-time friend and indie favorite Merrill Garbus (of tUnE-yArDs fame) to co-produce How I Learned to See In the Dark. The resulting album garnered critical acclaim, sold over 10,000 copies (in addition to a 2015 vinyl reissue) and led to a partnership with European label Haldern Pop.

Now, in 2015, Chris has a new album in the works that promises to be full of themes and sounds not heard on her previous releases.


July 17, 2015


2015 Performers