Bård Christiansen

Bård Christiansen

Bio

Bård Christiansen is a Norwegian artist from Nittedal, just outside the capital, Oslo. Bård was introduced to music as a young child by his parents. He also joined the school band, playing the drums, at an early age. At age 13, he joined his first band, Brainless, in the role as lead singer and songwriter. Years later he was one of the founding members of The Carburetors, known all over Europe for their fast forward and fabulous rock´n´roll shows.

Bård Christiansen has developed a unique sound which comes from inspirational sources like country, americana, countryrock and rock and roll. Artists like Steve Earle, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones has influenced Bårds music, something any music lover will recognize when they hear his music. Bård reached the first place in NRK´s Urørt list in Norway with his song “You Will Fit” in 2012, and for the second time with “I´ll Never Let You Go” the same year. He has been listed on radio in Norway, Mexico, Ireland and Germany. Bård has also toured in Germany several times. He has played at the Stadtfest Oldenburg Festival as many as three times.

He has also cooperated with artists like Jason Ringenberg from Jason & The Scorchers and did the warm up for Blackberry Smoke when they played at the concert venue Rockefeller in Oslo.

In 2018, Bård signed a record deal with one of Norways largest indie labels, MTG Music. His solo debut album “Hard Working Man” was released in August the same year and hosted great reviews.