Image by: Adam Leishman
Image by: Adam Leishman

Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Chris Petty has been playing the drums for ten years, having studied music at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah and Berklee College of Music in Boston. In addition to drumming he also enjoys playing vibraphone and other percussion, and writing music in various styles. In 2012 he had the honor of receiving the “Best Drummer” award at School Jam USA, a national battle of the bands competition hosted at the NAMM convention, with his band Squash. He plays locally in Salt Lake City with various groups and internationally with the high-energy party band, No Limits, as well as leading several groups on vibraphone. When he’s not making music, he enjoys reading, drinking coffee, watching movies, yoga, and being in nature