Born and raised in Markham, three-time Maple Blues Award-nominated, blues-rock guitarist, singer/songwriter Chris Antonik has been wowing audiences with his incendiary blues-rock guitar playing and innovative songwriting, transcending limitations and expectations of the genre. Chris has toured Canada, the U.S. and U.K. extensively. His guitar style has been compared to BB King, Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana. In 2023, Chris was nominated for three U.S.-based Independent Blues Music Awards, including Best Blues Rock Album, Best Blues Rock Artist, and Best Blues Rock Song.