Chris Carrabba is one of the famous Guitarist, who was born on the memorable day of April 10 in the year 1975. Hailing from the vibrant city of Connecticut, Chris Carrabba is a proud citizen of United States.
Guitarist and songwriter with Further Seems Forever, Dashboard Confessional, and the folk band Twin Forks.
Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Chris Carrabba continues to be an inspiration for many.
Details about Chris Carrabba
Hall High School; Boca Raton Community High School; Spanish River Community High School; Florida Atlantic University
His uncle gave him his first guitar when he was 15. He started playing in the band Vacant Andys in 1998.
He has provided vocals for bands like Say Anything’s “Retarded in Love” and New Found Glory’s cover of “The Promise.”
His parents got divorced when he was three years old. At 16, he and his brother Nick moved to Boca Raton, Florida with his mom. He covered “The Cape” by Guy Clark for the album Covered In The Flood.
Chris Carrabba Timeline
In 1998, while playing with the Vacant Andys, he filled in on guitar in New Found Glory, when regular guitarist Chad Gilbert was on tour with his other band, Shai Hulud.
In 2001, he joined the band Further Seems Forever for their debut album The Moon is Down, before moving on to found Dashboard Confessional.
In 2002, Dashboard Confessional won the MTV2 Award at MTV Music Awards for the video for "Screaming Infidelities." The video was considered the "dark horse" nominee at the time, as it was up against The Strokes, The Hives, Norah Jones, Nappy Roots, and Musiq.
In 2008, just as he was wrapping up work on the sixth Dashboard Confessional album, Carrabba's sister was in a serious car accident that put her in a coma for several months. "I was torn between being with her through most of her waking hours until we were kicked out of the hospital at the end of their shifts and going home and doing my work," he said.
It was announced on August 24, 2010, that Further Seems Forever would be reuniting with original vocalist Chris Carrabba with the release of a teaser video featuring rehearsal footage of the song "The Moon Is Down.".
In November 2011, Carrabba released an album of covers entitled Covered in the Flood exclusively on his solo US tour.
Carrabba required double shoulder surgeries following a motorcycle accident in 2020.