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Ed Gerhard

Rank #9 US Center Strafford, NH Folk / acoustic guitar / folk/roots/blues/jazz/...


Label: Virtue Records

Bio: From Tokyo to Rome and venues across
the US, Ed Gerhard’s music has touched
audiences all over the world. Performing on
6-string, slide guitar or Acoustic Hawaiian Lap
Slide (Weissenborn), Gerhard’s virtuosity, generosity
and humor shine through. His distinctive touch is unmistakable.
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“Even before he started recording "House of Guitars" [Virtue Records], Ed Gerhard knew it would differ radically from his previous albums. The concept would be simple, but daring: Round up a bevy of inexpensive pawnshop guitars and play them as is-without even changing the strings. Making music with “found” tools could have been a recipe for aural disaster, but somehow "House of Guitars" stands as a creative and sonic masterpiece.”
— Andy Ellis, Frets Magazine
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  • Sat

    Oct 4

    Beacon, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Beacon, NY, US
    Sat Oct 04 7:00pm


    GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard, will appear on Saturday, October 4, at the Towne Crier, 381 Main St., Beacon, NY. Showtime is 7:30pm. Call (845) 855-1300 for tickets and info. Tickets are also available online at townecrier.com. From Tokyo to Rome and venues across the US, Ed Gerhard's music has touched concert audiences all over the world. Gerhard captivates audiences with a combination of virtuosity, generosity and humor. Known for his gorgeous tone and compositional depth, Gerhard can move a listener with a single note. Gerhard returns to the Towne Crier celebrating a successful year for his latest CD "There and Gone," a collection of original compositions and covers including a stunning arrangement of "Imagine/Across the Universe," "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" and a concert favorite on Weissenborn,
 "Killing the Blues." “There and Gone” has received high praise.“ ...beautifully articulated ...some of the richest steel-string sounds you’ve ever heard.” - Andy Ellis, Premier Guitar Magazine "There and Gone" quietly assumes its place among the best of Gerhard's offerings. ...crystalline brilliance ...flat-out gorgeous.” - C. Keating, Minor 7th Gerhard will share an evening of exquisite guitar music- performing material from his new CD as well as concert favorites. Performing on 6-string, slide guitar and Hawaiian lap steel, Gerhard combines rare compositional depth with inspired virtuosity. Fans of guitar music won’t want to miss this opportunity to see and hear one of the country’s finest players. His CD "Luna" is featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine's 20th Anniversary list of the
 "240 Essential Albums." “This soulful album of original compositions rich in melody, chordal complexity and stylistic variety proves why Gerhard is considered to have the most exquisite acoustic guitar tone on the planet.” - Acoustic Guitar Magazine His music is featured in the Ken Burns documentary “MarkTwain” and "The National Parks:America's Best Idea."

  • Sat

    Oct 25

    Sanbornville, NH, US | 6:30pm

    Sanbornville, NH, US
    Sat Oct 25 6:30pm


    An Evening with GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard (603) 664-7200

  • Sat

    Dec 6

    Laconia, NH, US | 6:30pm

    Laconia, NH, US
    Sat Dec 06 6:30pm


    Ed's Annual Pre Holiday Show (603) 664-7200 Tickets on sale online July 1, 2104

  • Wed

    Dec 10

    Blountville, TN, US | 6:00pm

    Blountville, TN, US
    Wed Dec 10 6:00pm


    GRAMMY® Award-winning Guitarist ED GERHARD and BILL MIZE Join for Holiday Tradition Guitarists Ed Gerhard and Bill Mize will join together for their Annual Christmas Guitar Concert on Wednesday, December 10 at Northeast State College, 2425 Highway 75 Blountville,TN. Showtime is 7pm. Call (423) 323-0205 for info. Concert is free and open to the public. Join us for this very special evening with two of the country's finest acoustic guitarists. The two will join together to perform Christmas favorites, as well as selected solo pieces of their own. Fans of guitar music and Christmas alike will won't want to miss this memorable show. GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard's music has touched audiences worldwide. He returns to Blountville celebrating his CD "There and Gone." This CD is already garnering high praise. "...stunning ... the beauty of the material is simply outstanding." “...”beautifully articulated ...some of the richest steelstring sounds you’ve ever heard.” Andy Ellis Premier Guitar Magazine. Acoustic Guitar Magazine writes " ...Gerhard is considered to have the most exquisite acoustic guitar tone on the planet.” Internationally recognized, but home-grown in East Tennessee, guitarist Bill Mize is a Winfield National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion and his music appears on the GRAMMY winning CD Stellaluna" and Emmy-Winning productions like the PBS “National Parks” series by Ken Burns. "An Angel's Share" was chosen as Essential CD of 2010 "A soft touch and heavy groove, combined with an advanced sense of harmony, results in a highly unique and engaging sound." – Acoustic Guitar Magazine

  • Thu

    Dec 11

    Blountville, TN, US | 2:00pm

    Blountville, TN, US
    Thu Dec 11 2:00pm


    Ed Gerhard Annual Christmas Show with Bill Mize http://www.edgerhard.com

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  • The Muse and eye (Artist) The Muse and eye
    Come own up to Whidbey Island sometime.
  • J Wildd (Artist) J Wildd
    Hard work is always appreciated, nice...
  • Rick BeauSoleil (Artist) Rick BeauSoleil
    Ed You are a wonderful Guitarist; very melodic with impeccable smoothness and acuracy. EXCELLENT Best Wishes Rick B.
  • Justin Boerema (Artist) Justin Boerema
    Blessings! keep making wonderful music!www.facebook.com/pages/Justin-Boerema/239177629506592
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