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Craig Erickson is a singer/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist,writer,and producer. Raised in the midwest heartland his stylistic brew includes blues,fusion,rock,jazz,funk,reggae,acoustic, and more.
Influences and comparisons include Hendrix,Jeff Beck,Trower, Shawn Lane,Eric Johnson,Eric Gales,Walter Trout,Kings X,Chris Whitley,SRV,Govt Mule,Jimmy Herring,Larry Carlton,Steve Lukather,Mike Stern,Glenn Hughes,Free,Monte Montgomery and many many more...
He has toured with Rob Lamothe,Glenn Hughes,Rob Wasserman,and solo in the US and Europe.
Over 10 solo CDs, and special guest appearances on tributes to SRV,Albert King,Shawn Lane ,and Gary Moore.
Festival appearances European tours have been plenty and more are upcoming. Most recent CDs include "Castle Blues"(Nerves Wos-France),"The Porch Of PlanetPluto Pt. 1"(traintone),and "New Earth Blues"(Grooveyard).
Endorsements include Vigier guitars,Seymour Duncan, and Riviera Amps.
Craig has had songs included on shows on MTV,VH1,ABC,PBS, and in 2011 on "Chicago Code" and "Justified" (FX)
He played in the summer in France and has more touring on tap for 2012 in the US and overseas.
An upcoming release for Shrapnel/BBI records is on the table for 2012 as well.
He has been busy producing ,recording and co-writing with other artists as well.Stay tuned for more....