Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs Coming to Bridge Street Live, 6/13
Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs will perform at Bridge Street Live on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $27 GA, $37 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/ericANDlarry.
Eric Andersen first came to prominence as a performer in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s and immediately became part of the Village folk and songwriter scene (along with Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, Dave Van Ronk, and Bob Dylan) and became one of the founders of the singer-songwriter movement. He's co-written songs with Bob Weir, Townes Van Zandt, Rick Danko, and Lou Reed. His songs have been covered by many artists including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, Fairport Convention, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Paul & Mary, The Blues Project, Gillian Welch and Linda Thompson.
In 2013 Bob Dylan's version of Eric's song "Thirsty Boots" was released as a single on Record Store Day and also appears on the recently released Bob Dylan CD 'Another Self Portrait.' Over the past 45+ years, Eric has released over 25 albums of original music.
In the early 1990s Eric recorded 2 trio-harmony albums with The Band's Rick Danko and Norwegian singer Jonas Fjeld. He's featured in the Joni Mitchell documentary, the Wildflower Festival DVD with Judy Collins, Tom Rush, and Arlo Guthrie, in the rock film Festival Express and in the documentary Greenwich Village: Music That Defined A Generation. In 2003 Eric won the Premio Tenco award with Patti Smith in San Remo, Italy. It is an award given to outstanding songwriters. Eric Andersen's poetical songs have entertained and captivated audiences worldwide. He plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano/keyboard in concert and performs songs which span all his albums including his early classics "Thirsty Boots" and "Violets Of Dawn" as well as new songs.
Larry Campbell is a multi-instrumentalist; playing every instrument with strings in many genres of music including rock, blues, country and folk. He's also a 3-time Grammy-winning producer. Larry was a member of Bob Dylan's "Never Ending Tour" band from 1997-2004 playing many instruments and contributing on vocals. In 2008 The Americana Music Association presented him with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his instrumental work. Larry served as musical director and band leader for Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble concerts. Larry, his wife Teresa Williams (vocals and guitar) and Byron Isaacs (upright bass) continue playing and touring with the Midnight Ramble Band and The Dirt Farmer Band. Larry produced two of Levon Helm's Grammy-winning albums which also feature Teresa Williams and Byron Isaacs. Teresa Williams has appeared in the role of the lead singer of the Carter Family on stage and in BBC and PBS performances. Byron Isaacs has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Willie Nelson, Ryan Adams, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow and Donald Fagen.
Larry has recorded with, made guest appearances and/or toured with many artists including Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Roseanne Cash, Judy Collins, Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper, Sheryl Crow, John Sebastian, Happy Traum, Jorma Kaukonen, David Bromberg and Eric Andersen. Larry & Teresa have toured with the Levon Helm Band, Phil Lesh, Hot Tuna and Little Feat.
They appear on many recordings and in many concert films. Larry & Teresa are currently working on a highly anticipated album and will feature some of those songs in concert accompanied by Byron Isaacs.
Eric Andersen and Larry Campbell were both part of the Woodstock Mountain Revue in the '70s. More recently Larry worked in the studio with Eric and will be featured on Eric's upcoming album.
Don't miss this great co-bill and what's sure to be a magical evening of music.