TTristan Bushman is a 20-year old Folk/Pop Singer/Songwriter from Ashton, IL. With his genre bending style, he appeals to fans of rock, pop, and country music. Coming from a musical family, he has been performing since age 5. At age 17 his first album "Heartwood" was released. He has shared the stage with Thompson Square, Here Come the Mummies, Miles Nielsen, Paul Thorn, Kellie Pickler, and many more. With a busy 2015-16 advancing to Hollywood Week on American Idol, and also earning a Blind Audition on The Voice, Tristan is looking forward to big things in 2017! His new self-titled EP, recorded at I.V. Lab Studios (Chicago, IL) is available now.

Tristan Bushman

Folk/Pop - Singer/Songwriter

  • Invited to Private Auditions for The Voice Season 5 (Chicago) from submitted video
  • Invited to Private Auditions for The Voice Season 6 (St. Louis) from Chicago audition
  • Made it to Blind Auditions on The Voice (Los Angeles)
  • Made it to “Executive Casting  Auditions” for The Voice Season 6 (Los Angeles)
  • Invited to private auditions for America’s Got Talent-Season 10 (Chicago)
  • Invited to casting Audition for American Idol Season 15 (San Francisco)…Moved on to Hollywood!
  • Won the “Think You can sing” internet contest put on by Top Shelf Audio (Brothers Walker from Season 6 –Team Usher, The Voice)
  • Opened for Nationally Touring Artists – Paul Thorn, Robert John and the Wreck, and Miles Nielsen, the Rusted Hearts,  Walker Maguire, Andy Davis, All About A Bubble, Kellie Pickler,  Russell Dickerson, Here Comes the Mummies, New Hollow,  Mark Rose, Walker McGuire, Ray Scott  and  Andy Davis
  • Won the Midwest APCA Star (Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities) Chicago

“Tristan Bushman is a dedicated musician and vocalist. He is pitch perfect and knows how to entertain his audience. He had me in the palm of his hand!”
— Wendy Kay (Utopia Artists)
“Tristan is one of the most talented performers that I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. He is humble and hard-working, we are blessed to have him as one of our resident performers.”
— Emily Hermes (Local Venue Manager)
“Tristan tells stories that have a heartbeat. A breath. A soul. There is something that everyone can relate to in a new and different way with these songs. There are those that take a song and give it life.. Tristan takes life and gives it a song.”
— Jay Burlison, Good Time Oldies 1060 & 102.3 the Coyote
“Tristan is an amazing talent. His passion and his commitment to his craft is impressive. I can see a very successful career for him.”
— Suzie Jessen, 1126 Entertainment


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