Erin Ruth Thompson @ UICC
with The Crooked Road Ceili Band
6:30 PM Friday, March 31st, / 2700 45th Ave, San Francisco
Rising star vocalist Erin Ruth Thompson came to the Bay Area in late 2012 from Tuscon via Hawai’i. With encouragement from Jack Gilder at the Plough & Stars Irish Pub in San Francisco, and Shay Black at the Starry Plough Irish Pub in Berkeley, Erin quickly fell in love with Celtic music, and has followed her heart, building an impressive repertoire traveling this path ever since. Erin is also an accomplished songwriter, keyboardist, and guitarist.
The Crooked Road Ceili Band is Jack Gilder, Concertina & Flute, Doug Lowder, Fiddle, David Chadwick, Guitar & Mandolin, and Julie Horner, Hammered Dulcimer.
Click on these links to see video samples:
Erin Thompson singing The Rocks of Bawn ‘Sean Nos’ style in February 2017.
Erin Thompson singing The Foggy Dew accompanied by Tony Becker at the Mick McDonnell Memorial in November 2016.
Erin Thompson performing Both Sides the Tweed accompanied by Shay Black in June 2016.
Erin Thompson singing The Foggy Dew at the UICC accompanied by Andrzej Proczka in April 2016.
Erin Thompson singing her original song, Miles Away© at the UICC accompanied by David Chadwick in December 2016.
More on Erin at soundcloud.com/erinruththompson.