“a guitar slinger for modern times. Easily Bonnie Raitt on modern performance enhancing drugs, Harpe is blues mama for our times.”
-Chris Spector, Midwest Record
“Listening to your new cd – just knocked something over because I am boogying around!! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!”
-Cat Wilson WKPE
“Erin Harpe is a knockout.”
-Robert Feuer, KGGV-Occidenta, CA
The new album BIG ROAD has officially been released! Thank you so much if you ordered or pre-ordered the album! We're excited to report that it's already been getting lots of radio airplay – all around the world – and it's climbing the charts! Roots Music Report currently has Big Road at number 6 on the Contemporary Blues Charts, and number 18 on the main chart, and #8 on iTunes Blues!! Above are a few quotes from some of the reviews we've already received as well, pretty cool!
Our BIG BOSTON HOMETOWN ALBUM RELEASE PARTY is coming up Friday December 1st at the new City Winery Boston! (This had to be re-scheduled from 11/11 due to City Winery's construction delays). Hope to see all you Boston area friends out for this one! Read more about this special performance below, and get your tickets now! RSVP on Facebook!
Fri. 12/1 – Hometown Album Release at City Winery Boston!
Friday December 1st is our big Official Album Release and VizzTone Party at City Winery Boston! This will be a very special show with featured guest Ilana Katz Katz on blues fiddle (2017 Boston Blues Challenge solo/duo winner, and VizzTone labelmate), along with some other surprises. It's an 8pm show and it will be the first performance in their swanky “Haymarket Lounge” – let's make it a doozy! We would love to see all our friends out for this one, we’ve missed you these past couple months, especially Jim – this will be his first Boston gig after his recovery from major surgery! Tickets are still available, reserve yours today! 1 Canal St., Boston, MA. $14 advance/$16 at the door, 21+, 8-10pm.
For those of you outside the Boston area, we have lots more album release shows coming up! Check out the list below, and stay tuned for dates outside New England, which are being booked now (starting early 2018). And if you have a venue you'd like to see us play in your area, please let me know! (We are also currently taking offers for New Year's Eve!) We can't WAIT to get out and ROCK this album for you live!
Nov 10 | Red Square | Burlington, VT
Dec 02 | Pitman's Freight Room | Laconia, NH
Dec 07 | The Stomping Ground | Putnam, CT *Acoustic Trio Show
Dec 08 | The Lizzie Rose Music Room | Tuckerton, NJ
Dec 09 | The Half Door | Hartford, CT
Dec 10 | Daryl's House | Pawling, NY *Brunch show at noon
Dec 29 | Opus Underground | Salem, MA