Guitars & Vocals

Studio & Live


Based in New Orleans, Chris Adkins is the guitarist for Grammy Award winner George Porter Jr.'s Runnin' Pardners band and respected bassist Roland Guerin's band. His performance and recording session credits include work with 5 -time Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur, Zachary Richard, Raphael Saadiq, Marc Broussard, Erica Falls, John Papa Gros, Susan Cowsill, Dr. John, Kristin Diable, Irma Thomas and many others.

Chris is the guitarist on Maria Muldaur's most recent Grammy nominated album as well as on many other artist's albums and his mandolin work can be heard on Mike Esneault's Emmy Award winning film score for the Louisiana PBS documentary “Deeply Rooted.” Chris feels gratitude for music which has taken him to Europe, Japan, Mexico, Canada and 48 states of the U.S. thus far. At home he is an adjunct professor of guitar at the University of New Orleans.