ericandersen

ERIC ANDERSEN

FRI APR 21 / 8:00 PM / $30 Buy Tix

From the Greenwich Village folk scene of the ’60s to today’s most prestigious stages around the world, few have better explored the insistence of love, whether it be sensible or hopeless, beseeched or betrayed than New York songwriter poet Eric Andersen. He remains one of folk music’s most consistent and best loved voices, who has counted Joni Mitchell, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen and even Wyclef Jean among his biggest admirers. The subject of the pending documentary Songpoet, the “Thirsty Boots” singer enjoys a career that has spanned 50 years, with over 25 albums of original songs, and twice as many tours around the world. He’s been covered by the likes of The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul & Mary, Judy Collins, and Fairport Convention, as well as Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, The Grateful Dead, and Francoise Hardy.
Tonight he’ll be backed by guitar ace Steve Postell, Rolling Thunder Revue alum Scarlet Rivera on violin, and percussionist Cheryl Prashker. Eric has been called a founding father of the modern folk movement. Come see why.