International Folk-Blues master of song craft and acoustic guitar, ERIC BIBB makes a welcome return to his Bluesfest fans. He has criss-crossed the world for four decades paying his dues as a true story-teller, where Blues, Folk and World music intersect at a musical crossroads. He has picked up countless awards including the Best Blues album in 2010 for Booker’s Guitar.
A performance by ERIC BIBB is an enriching experience – both musically and spiritually. Purveying a beautifully realised and deftly accomplished, Soulful and Gospel infused, Folk- Blues style, Eric has no problem melding a traditional rootsy American style with a subtle contemporary sensibility.
“Eric Bibb’s performance … was rich in soulful intensity”
– Clive Davis, The Times London
ERIC BIBB ‘s world view that’s tempered by curiosity and compassion, and he has the ability to see himself in other peoples’ shoes.
Jericho Road is the new CD from multi-award winning singer/songwriter ERIC BIBB. A masterful collection of 13 songs which solidify his four decade journey as a true story-teller, where Blues, Folk and world music intersect at a musical crossroads.
“You can’t really be all over the map,” the singing guitarist adds, “but what you can do is be influenced by all kinds of sounds, and in the end it becomes difficult to pinpoint exactly what is being played. The most important thing is that it reaches you and that you feel it and that it’s sincere.”
ERIC BIBB has a gentle persona, his mastery of the acoustic guitar and a warmth in which he invites the audience into his world.
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