Stop the World

Chad Hollister Band

This latest Pacific Records release features the full 10 piece Chad Hollister Band. It was produced by Danny Bernini and Chad Hollister with "Breathe" mixed and produced by Anthony J Resta and Karyadi Sutedja. This track also appears on the soundtrack for the Film 9/11directed by Martin Guigui. It's a great continuation of the CHB catalog .

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Thanks for the visit. Please feel free to connect with us here and we hope to see you at a show near you. Our brand new record "Stop the World" is out on Pacific Records. Get your copy here: 
We believe that LIVE music is truly where the soul shines. Please connect with us if you'd like to have us in your neck of the world. Thank for taking the time to visit and t for spreading the word!  PEACE and MUSIC!!

Six month tour!! 

Hey sweet friends ! We are on the road (Katie-my lovely wife, Riley -my ever loving 12 year old daughter and Bodi-my hip hop dancing 10 year old son for six, yes SIX months!

We have hit 11 states in four days and have just arrived in Florida to Vero Beach for my first show at The Walking Tree Brewery tonight Friday Jan. 19. It was a relatively smooth journey down staying in Cracker Barrel parking lots and trying The Waffle House cuisine!?   Butch-our pug is with us and keeps us on our toes.  

It will be great to see many of you on the road and please contact me if you’re interested in a house concert of have a cool club I should play. I am solo acoustic and am traveling with a small PA system(and a cool LED light too!). 

We’ll be in FL for a few weeks and then heading to New Orleans, Texas, New Mexico, San Diego and L.A., Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Oregon and Seattle.  Please hit us with ideas to :


peace and music, 


The Hollister’s 

Spruce Peak for year 5!! 


What a year for Spruce Peak once again. It was our fifth year and was an epic SOLD OUT show once again ! Our team was amazing with Josh Niebling and Harry Chaykin running our sound Kyle Rose on lighting and Noah Witke designing our sets. Brian Drourr on photos and ORCA and Chris Green filming the night. The whole Spruce team as well with Johnny Bauer , Belinda Emerson, Matt Winter, Derek and Paula too. 

We thank our sponsors for making it all possible : Optical Expressions Berlin , Cold Hollow Cider Mill, VOLKL, The Alpine Shop, Northbranch Vineyards, von Trapp Brewing, One Hero Sports, National Life Group, Bon Temps Gourmet , Freelance Automotive, Godin Guitars, Breton and Simon and , Minuteman Press.

Maybe we’ll try it again for year six! Thanks to all of you for coming . As an update , we had a raffle and raised $1600 for the family of our percussionist Yahuba Garcia. That will go to help his Mama rebuild her roof and get rid of the mold! They send love and appreciation for your generosity. 

Peace and music,

chad and the boys


9/11 soundtrack! 

I went to the premiere of the Martin Guigui Film 9/11 on Sunday night and it was very well done. It was not a movie I was looking forward to seeing for obvious reasons but my feelings are that it was respectful and retold a story that we all remember in our own way. Charlie Sheen and Whoopi Goldberg do a great job as well as local friend Paul "Buzzy" Burroughs as Firefighter #5. Our song "Breathe" is on the soundtrack and I feel very honored to be a part of it. Check it out here:   



I have finally signed a  record deal with Pacific Records. The official announcement is here:

They are out of SanDiego, CA and they will be releasing "Stop the World" featuring the 10 piece monster band on April 21 to the world! I have a great feeling and appreciate all your support and encouragement on this label thing. I'm excited to be a part of their family. Check out label mate Benton Blount too:

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Previous events


VT to Puerto Rico with Chad Hollister Band(Featuring U32 strings), Francesca Blanchard and Zach Kline

U32 Middle and High School, 930 Gallison Hill Rd., Montpelier, VT

VT to Puerto Rico is a benefit for our friends and family in Puerto Rico. Our percussionist Yahuba Garcia hails from PR and his family needs our love. All proceeds go to his family to help in the rebuild. Singer songwriter Francesca Blanchard joins us as well as U32 student Zach Kline. Chad Hollister Band will also be joined by the U32 strings led by Anne Decker. Tickets: $10-students


Donations gladly accepted as well if unable to attend and want to help out. Website to come.. Sponsors include: U32, Mad Tech Sound, Minuteman Press, Boosters of U32.