Eric Bannan brings stories to life with moving personal narratives, a sly sense of humor and a soulful singing voice. Eric is a husband, father, songwriter, storyteller, US Coast Guard rescue flight crew veteran, back country adventure racer and cancer survivor with a masters in computer science.
He has been called to share his art to inspire, motivate for positive change and build community. His music is rooted in folk, driven by foot-tapping funk and seasoned with the blues. With almost 40 years of performing experience, Eric’s presentations are an energetic celebration of life. Based in Pittsboro, NC Eric travels the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states bringing the power of storytelling to faith communities, festivals and front porches.
Eric’s new 2017 CD You Are Welcome Here is an intriguing collection of uplifting anthems and startling narratives of life on the margins. It debuted at #15 on the North American Folk DJ charts.