Eric Engerbretson is a talented singer, guitarist, and songwriter with a driving acoustic sound that touches on many styles, especially folk-rock, blues, and jazz. He has also been known and advertised for the last ten years as "Eric E." Eric has performed full-time since 1985, his music taking him to 49 of the United States and 18 countries around the world.
From 1980 to 1983 Eric wrote songs, played rhythm guitar, and sang lead for a band from Seattle called The Living Stones. In 1983 he toured for one summer playing bass for The Robert Case Band. That tour extended from Seattle to LA to Miami. From 1985 to 1991 Eric traveled Europe and Japan performing in colleges, high schools, clubs, coffeehouses and festivals. From 1991 to the present Eric has traveled the U.S. performing in all sorts of venues, especially churches, colleges, and clubs, interspersing short tours in various parts of Europe, and Honduras, Central America. He has performed on prime-time TV in the Netherlands, Denmark and Poland, and has performed for thousands at European music festivals, such as Flevo, Opstand, Roskilde, Maata Nakavyssa. Eric performed with the vocal jazz group, Soundsation, at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, and the North Sea Jazz Festival. Eric has opened for acts such as Jay Leno, Air Supply, Dan Seals, Citizen King, Phil Keaggy, Susan Ashton, Bryan Duncan, Bill Mize, Randy Stonehill, Larry Norman, Daryl Mansfield, Larry Howard, Glenn Kaiser, The Kry, Annie Herring and many others. Eric now lives in Idaho with his wife and sons.
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