“New Northwest Arkansas rockers The Velvet Crowns play original folk/rock songs and modern rockabilly. The four musicians are excited to show off the talent of their outstanding lead singer/songwriter/ guitarist, lead guitarist, drummer and bass player.””

— Northwest Arkansas Gazette

The Velvet Crowns

Original Acoustic Soul from the Natural State

The Velvet Crowns is an acoustic folk-rock band based in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  

Led by singer/songwriter Chaz Soren, The Velvet Crowns boast a large number of catchy original tunes along with an eclectic mix of cover songs designed to satisfy any music-loving crowd. 

The band consists of veteran musicians who have wide-ranging experiences in the music industry including recording and touring, as well as performing locally. 

Members include: 

Chaz Soren (lead vocals/songwriter/guitar)

Lee Christenson (percussion)

Richard Lee (bass/vocals)

Don Steinkraus - (guitar)

The band has an extensive setlist and plays a variety of genres of music including rock, folk, blues, rockabilly, alt-country and soul music. 

The band's debut single and title track from their first album, Blue in the Night, was released on January 10, 2020.

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