Introducing Country’s Colin Trace Chandler

Colin Trace Chandler

 I’m not even sure how today’s young artist caught my attention but there was no doubt I felt he was a show stopper.  I didn’t waste any time writing his parents through his website and Facebook page to find out more about him.  I’m so happy that his parents agreed to share his story with me and I’m excited to now introduce you to the amazing young showman, Colin Trace Chandler.  While this youngster is not yet a teenager he is entertaining large audiences and sharing the stage with some of our Nations best Country Artists.

Colin performs

 “There is not really a “defining” or “aha” moment when we realized Colin had a knack for musical performance”,

his parents explained.  He has always shown an inclination for the arts.  Colin never really wanted to play with toy trucks or hot wheels.  Instead he wanted to sing with a karaoke machine or do a skit on the fireplace hearth for the family.  Even today he and his sisters are constantly working up make-shift stages at home to put on their concerts or plays.  Looking back, Colin now says,

“I have known I wanted to be a performer for as long as I can remember.”   

His folks joked about Colin being destined to be a performer and a lover of music from the time he was in the womb.  His mother told me,

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Anthony Gargiula New York’s Rising Son

Anthony GSince first discovering the exceptional vocal talent of Anthony Gargiula of New York, I have been following his career with great interest.

I first saw him singing the National Anthem at the Belmont Stakes in 2008, where he captured the heart of America with his amazing performance!

He debuted on this site in July of 2010 and I authored an article on, just a few months later. That feature article included a personal interview which was also aired on Radio. You can still hear that interview using this archived page on Skykid’s site!

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Of course Anthony has since been featured in a couple of updates which covered his performance for the Nascar Sylvania 300 and his last update where I mentioned the release of his Amazing Debut CD “Finally Done”.



Anthony has amassed literally millions of fans which got a boost from his appearance on Ellen DeGeneres and his interviewing of the 2008 American Idol Contestants when he was only eight years old.

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