About Chip McCain
Chip's BioChip was born in Tampa Florida, and took an early interest in music. By the age of 13 he was playing many instruments, including drums, and took the nightclub stage, for the first time, with P.F. Flyer, a well known local high energy rock 'n' roll show band. He worked with several groups, over the next few years, when in 1981, he took a job, as the Light/Sound tech, for the artist Wayne Hand, A very successful regionally known country-dance group. In 1983, Chip returned to the stage as a keyboardist for Charter Oak, A top 40 variety dance band from Charlotte North Carolina. Chip moved to Nashville Tennessee in 1987, where he had the good fortune of Landing a job, at Opry Land, with a Delta Gospel Blues review, and played nights with a local heavy metal act, called The Living Legends. He soon joined an original high energy Country group, Dixie Grey, which had the honor of opening for many recording artist such as The forester Sisters, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Mel Tillis. Chip has also enjoyed sharing the stage with such artist as Travis Tritt, Patty Loveless, Conway Twitty, and others.
In 1994 Chip move to Alabama, where he worked with many of the top cover bands in the area, which covered the full spectrum of music genres, till 1996, Chip started his single act in Birmingham. Ever since, Chip has been delighting and pleasing crowds all over the Southeast region with his unique style of charm and entertainment. Chip has had the pleasure of playing in some of the best venues in town. Some include a two year hitch at, Norm's, a former landmark on the Birmingham night scene and one of Birmingham's most popular hot spots, four years at, Bahama Breeze, a national Caribbean cuisine restaurant chain, four years at, Sarris' Seafood and Steak House, one of Birmingham's most successful family owned restaurants, and many others.
In 2016 Chip and Tracy purchased a PYOP studio in Blue Ridge Georgia, changed the name to Kiln & Crafts, added canvas painting as well as handmade crafts. Since, Chip has been making his presence known in the NW Georgia / Copper Basin area and you will find him playing regularly in the area.
Chip believes that his customer base is just as important as the venue he is playing. Through a large patron database, consisting of e-mail, phone numbers, and mailing addresses, Chip stays in constant contact with his followers. Whether it be his monthly newsletter, frequent website updates, or just a friendly phone call, he knows that his customers are a large part of his show, and never misses an opportunity to let them know how much they are appreciated.