Eric Swanson

Eric Swanson

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Eric Swanson plays acoustic guitar and sings. . .really loud. He feels that acousic guitar doesn’t belong to folk singers, children’s musicians or dirty hippies at college parties. He only has one message for you: “The time is now - let’s make acoustic music a threat again!”

Biography

Eric Swanson believes that acoustic guitar strings
are made to be broken. He feels that acousic guitar doesn’t belong to folk singers, children’s musicians or dirty hippies at college parties. It belongs to the people. This is not your mother’s acoustic artist - or your three-year-old brother’s either. Eric is the ‘blow’ portion of the dynamic “He’s the blow, I’m the beer” duo with Grape Juice’s own Jai Henry. Born in Minneapolis, he’s done time in Sioux Falls, South Dakota playing in various bands and drinking various alcohols. He has been loosing his voice and breaking his strings on the stages of Minneapolis for the last five years. He has played at the 7th street entry, the Cabooze and the Terminal with the likes of Jai Henry, Linus and Big Quarters just to name a few. Eric Swanson has one message for you: “The time is now - let’s make acoustic music a threat again!”

Discography

Gimme Alcohol/Shitty (Single) - 2006
And We'll See You Tomorrow Night (LP) - Fall 2006

Set List

Dark Degrees
Backbreaker
Silent and Violent
New orleans
2 Drunks
Shitty
AAA
3 Sisters
Number 6
Gimme Alcohol