Singer-songwriter Greyson Chance played a sold-out show at Lincoln Hall on April 5 to support his recently released album, portraits.
Chancewho became famous after a video of him covering Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" as a child went viral in 2010came out as gay in 2017 and has since garnered a huge fan base through Instagram. On April 4, he made his third appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
He played new songs from portraits, including the hits "shut up" and "stand," as well as a live version of the spoken-word track "plains." Older material included the singles "Low" and "Good as Gold." The encore performance consisted of "white roses" followed by the hit "yours."
Throughout the show, Chance spoke of self-love and following one's passion, and commanded a confident, playful stage presence. The love he has for his fans and the music was sincere and uplifting.
Lesbian British alternative hip-hop artist CJ Run opened the show with energy, heart and hype.
Greyson Chance's music can be found on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play. More information about him is at greysonchance-blog.tumblr.com/ .