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eric sommer

eric sommer

Pop / Alternative Rock/Folk / Blues Athens, OH  US
red queen
red queen
Brown Bag & a Blowtorch
Brown Bag & a Blowtorch
Europe Europe (Don't bring me down)
Europe Europe (Don't bring me down)
White Knuckle Girls
White Knuckle Girls
winona suite
winona suite

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Eric Sommer in Austin, Texas

Shows

  • Fri

    Jan 30

    Carrboro, NC, US | 8:00pm

    This great little room is a hidden gem - fab sound and plenty of old, falling apart chairs with big couches in the front rows...

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  • Thu

    Feb 19

    Brevard, NC, US | 8:00pm

    ERIC SOMMER @ 185 KING ST February 19 Eric Sommer comes to Brevard, North Carolina for an evening of songs and guitars... He's played through the area many times, always to very appreciative and growing audiences, and now, on Thursday, February 19th, he will be at 185 King Street for the entire evening. Without a doubt one of the finest, most versatile players on the road today, Eric is a mash of styles that cover slide, finger-style, pure blues groove and dynamic improv approaches he calls "no fear playing". Eric's song "Europe, Europe" (Rainy Day Karma, 2013) has received 3.5 million plays and downloads in the EU, and "Sunny Afghanistan" has become a favorite of US ARMED FORCES worldwide. A student of Jeff Beck, Bert Jansch, Davy Graham and Steve Howe (YES) and steeped in the acoustic traditions of Doc Watson and Merle Travis, watching this guitar great will "make you jump out of your seat and hollar for joy" says Bugs Madison, in an interview for UK Melody Mag, 2012. Make a point of putting this date on your calendar and do whatever you need to do to see this remarkable singer, writer, storyteller and guitar player.

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  • Sat

    Feb 21

    Athens, GA, US | 8:00pm
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  • David Barnett Thomas (Artist)
    David Barnett Thomas
    Brown Bag and a Blowtorch is awesome! I'm slapping my knee in my office right now!
  • Bud Summers (Artist)
    Bud Summers
    Enjoying your CD in my car.
  • John Dzubiak (Artist)
    John Dzubiak
    Great music and writing!!! Love your style! I wish you would have made a stop in Richmond on your way to NC... Maybe next time?
  • Hide in the Shallows (Artist)
    Hide in the Shallows
    Greeting from Kansas City. Looking forward to August 3rd! I really like the feeling of your songs, particularly Brown Bag and a Blow Torch!!!
  • Tyrone Smith (Artist)
    Tyrone Smith
    Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined-- Keep Doin' Your Thing and Pushing forward : ) http://facebook.com/OfficialTyroneSmith
  • Rick Millward (Artist)
    Rick Millward
    enjoyed Brown Bag and Blow Torch today!

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Sounds Like: John Lennon, Steve Howe, David Bromberg, John Prine, Elvis Costello

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Bio: "If there's a place for musical perfection, it's wherever you'll find Eric Sommer - A blistering acoustic style plus a variety of slide and open tuning formats will knock you for a loop..." wrote Studdie Burns, Melody Hut UK in 2013. "How one guy can do this so well is remarkable, but if you look...See Full Bio

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