Eric Andersen’s poetical songs have entertained and captivated audiences worldwide. He plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano/keyboard in concert and performs songs which span all his albums including his early classics “Thirsty Boots” “Violets Of Dawn” and “Close The Door Lightly” as well as new songs.

Eric Andersen

8:30PM

“Andersen is the most elegant of singers. (Rolling Stone)
“A singer and songwriter of the first rank.” (The New York Times)
“Eric Andersen is a great ballad singer.” (Bob Dylan on stage at the Oslo Spektrum)
“Eric Andersen is one of our finest singers and songwriters, in the most literal sense of that tradition.” David Fricke, (Rolling Stone Magazine)

Eric Andersen first came to prominence as a performer in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s and immediately became part of the Village folk and songwriter scene along with Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, Dave Van Ronk, and Bob Dylan, and became one of the founders of the singer songwriter movement. He’s co-written songs with Bob Weir, Townes Van Zandt, Rick Danko, and Lou Reed. His songs have been covered by many artists including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, Fairport Convention, Linda Ronstadt, Peter, Paul & Mary, The Blues Project, Gillian Welch and Linda Thompson. Bob Dylan’s version of Eric’s song “Thirsty Boots” was released as a single on Record Store Day and also appears on the Dylan CD Another Self Portrait.

Over the past 50 years, Eric has released over 25 albums of original music

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