Christian Lopez (born 1995) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Martinsburg, West Virginia. His mother, an opera singer, music teacher, and a fellow native of the Mountain State, started him in out at an early age, learning the piano at 5 and guitar shortly thereafter. He began songwriting in his early teenage years, and was touring before he had ever taken the SAT. In 2014, at 18 years old, Lopez signed a record deal with Blaster Records. Shortly thereafter, he recorded his first release, the five song EP Pilot, which was released in October 2014, followed by his first full length album “Onward” released in May 2015, produced by Grammy Winning producer, Dave Cobb. (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson)
Lopez and his band went on to win the Belk Modern Musician Showcase talent search and invited to join Belk’s 2015 “Modern Southern Music” tour landing them bills with Zac Brown Band, Dave Matthews Band, Blake Shelton, and more.
Lopez went on to headline shows of his own, but still steps out to perform alongside fellow acts like, Miranda Lambert, The Black Lillies, Brothers Osborne, Marty Stuart, and even earned a spot on The Vans Warped Tour.
In September, 2017, Lopez released his latest album entitled, Red Arrow, this time alongside producer Marshall Altman. The. album features included some of Lopez’s favorites, Vince Gill’, The Milk Carton Kids’ Kenneth Pattengale, and studio legends like Stuart Duncan and Jerry Row. Rolling Stone said that Red Arrow "flies straight through multiple eras of rock, pop and country. Organic sounds are favored over electronics, while Lopez's versatile guitar playing provides a millennial take on everything from Eighties rock to timeless folk. Sly, generation-bridging vocals are the common thread, and as interest in Americana rises, Lopez could connect the dots for many young listeners." Rolling Stone also earlier named Lopez "One of the 10 New Country Artists You Need To Know" as well as “One Of The Best Things We Saw” at Americanafest Nashville for 2 years in a row.