Tim Eriksen


Touring 25 July – 2 Aug 2019.


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Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia.

He combines hair-raising vocals with inventive accompaniment on banjo, fiddle, guitar and bajo sexto – a twelve string Mexican acoustic bass – creating a distinctive hardcore Americana sound that ranges from the bare bones of solo unaccompanied singing on Soul of the January Hills (Appleseed 2010) through the stripped-down voice and bajo sexto Christmas album Star in the East to the lush, multi-layered arrangements on Josh Billings Voyage, a new album of northern roots American music.

“stark songs and breakneck picking”New York Times

“among the world’s finest folk practitioners” Toronto Star

“one of the best voices in music”T Bone Burnett

Tour Dates

19/07/2019Bodmin Folk ClubBODMIN
21/07/2019The Arts Barge ProjectYORK
23/07/2019The Half MoonLONDON
29/07/2019Star And Shadow CinemaNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
01/08/2019Square & CompassSWANAGE
03/08/2019Brighton Toy and Model MuseumBRIGHTON
09/08/2019Settle Victoria HallSETTLE
10/08/2019Fringe by the SeaNORTH BERWICK
11/08/2019Craigdarroch Arms HotelMONIAIVE