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Kris Acklen


  1. 1.
    What I Wanted For Christmas - Remastered
  2. 2.
    Love Song
  3. 3.
    Dive in (From the Motion Picture Dolphin Kick)
  4. 4.
    Roots - Remastered
  5. 5.
    Let's Take a Trip
A homegrown talent from Memphis, TN, Kris Acklen has been performing his story-telling songs and entertaining crowds for over a decade.
Through the styles of Americana, Rock, and Pop, Kris' songs have the potential to bring laughs and tears throughout his entertaining show. A multi-tasking performer when solo or in a trio, Kris plays drums with his feet as he sings and plays guitar. While playing with his full band, Kris alternates between piano and guitar, his three octave vocal range soaring to your ears!
Off The Stage:
Kris has toured the U.S. and Canada as a front of house mix engineer for Mike Doughty of Soul Coughing, Wheatus, The Band Camino, and Grammy nominated violinist Jeremy Kittel (Kittel & Co.). With DJ Mr. White, Kris cowrote the lyrics and melody to "Supernova" on Larry Heard Presents: Mr. White Virtual Emotion/Supernova. Kris has also written with other Nashville songwriters. As for Kris' solo and side projects he works closely with writing partners and band mates Joe Johnson, Mark Petty II (Kris Acklen Band, Roger Mexico, Headrest) and Brandon Ticer (Kris Acklen Band, Wheatus). Kris has also worked with Memphis/Atlanta rapper RENEGADE El REY, recording his early mixtapes.


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