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Eric Bolander: Online Concert
Thu. October 29th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDTFree
Join us for an evening of music as we welcome Eric Bolander and Seth Murphy to the library stage for an online concert.
Eric’s flavor of Americana/Folk Music offers soulful vocal tone with thoughtful melodies that have staying power. Lyrically driven by life experiences, Eric’s songs will give you a glimpse into his life and a realization that happiness can be perpetuated through pain.
Bolander’s sensitivity to the human condition stems primarily from humble roots in the small eastern Kentucky town of Garrison, stretching at the edge of the Appalachian foothills and running along the Ohio River Valley. Growing up in a low income household instilled within him a sense of hard work and fighting for what he wanted in life. His mother was a homemaker (whose family had ties to several bluegrass legends) and his father a union carpenter and construction worker, both pivotal forces behind his early development.
“The Lexington, Kentucky-native packs an emotional wallop with his forthcoming album The Wind, a 10-song collection of Americana gems. The album’s title track is a celebration of the resilience of the human spirit.” – Wide Open Country
“You’re bound to find this song and the album to your liking if, like me, you’ve been doing some heavy listening of Jamie Lin Wilson, Colter Wall, and John Moreland in recent years.” – Farce the Music
“Tackles adversity…showcasing pure resilience.” – Americana Music Association
“A true Kentucky treasure.” – Capture Kentucky
“A traditionally-rooted and sensitive storybook.” – AmericanaUK
“Distinct Americana and rootsy flavor.” – Kentucky.com
“These are emotionally engaging tracks…a good deal of soul in its delivery.” – Michael Doherty’s Music Log
“8/10…unforgettable story-telling skills.” – AmericanaUK
“Beautiful…performs his joy from the heart.” – Americana Highways
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- Leah Rudder
- (606) 864-5759