Artist Profile: Chris Maxey Plays Acoustic Originals

ChrisMaxeyChris Maxey is a 24-year-old musician from Springfield. He hosts a weekly open-mic night and performs with his band The Chris Maxey Trio. Maxey also performs solo acoustic sets. He’s also a music instructor who says many of his songs have been inspired by exercises he’s taught students. Maxey recently sat down with WUIS to perform a few of his original acoustic pieces and talk about his music. Here’s a piece Rachel Otwell produced from those recordings: 

Listen to three of Chris Maxey’s songs, (titles in order: Morning Misses You, Warm Enough, and Home): 

Listen to the full interview between Rachel Otwell and Chris Maxey: 

Find out more about Maxey & his music at

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