Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia. He combines hair-raising vocals with inventive accompaniment on banjo, fiddle, guitar and bajo sexto - a twelve string Mexican acoustic bass - creating a distinctive hardcore Americana sound.

One of the best singers in music” 
-T Bone Burnett 

"otherworldly
-Barbara Kingsolver 

Among the world’s finest folk practitioners” 
-Toronto Star 

The best ballad singer of his generation” 
-BBC Radio

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