Eric doing a sound check
This was my third Eric Bibb concert.
It’s beginning to feel like we’re old friends.
Eric Bibb is a reader.
When I asked him what he’s reading,
he pulled a few books out of his backpack and showed me.
It’s still a thrill.
An internationally acclaimed musician,
in the lovely place we call The Shire.
Family friendly, oh yes!
“There are places I play that are My Kind of Place…as opposed to just a gig.
This is definitely My Kind of Place.”
A charming repartee developed between Eric and the audience.
“We having us a good time,” Eric laughed.
“Even the Squares are having a ball!” someone yelled.
Eric instantly perked up.
“Thank you. That’s the title of my next song!”
“I like to write new songs brewed on old vapors.”
“The great songs last.”
He promised to come back. And.
He promised to play my favorite song about reading:
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In 2008 we traveled six hours—through an epic blizzard—to see him.
In 2009, Eric came to us!