The Captivating Journey of Epic Nelson: A Blues/Roots Band Led by Singer Eric Nelson III

By Melissa Ryan

For music enthusiasts seeking a refreshing blend of soul-stirring blues and authentic roots melodies, look no further than the mesmerizing soundscapes created by Epic Nelson. Led by the talented singer and visionary Eric Nelson III, this band has captivated audiences worldwide with their unique musical fusion, leaving listeners craving more. Dive into the captivating journey of Epic Nelson as they redefine the boundaries of rock, blues and roots music.

At the core of Epic Nelson's unmistakable sound is the soulful voice and musical prowess of their charismatic frontman, Eric Nelson III. Hailing from a lineage deeply rooted in blues and roots music, his passion for this genre was ignited from an early age. 

Eric Nelson III's vocal prowess is a formidable force that reignites the spirit of blues and roots music. From sultry and smoky tones to raw, gut-wrenching deliveries, his voice weaves tales of love, loss, and life's complexities with an intensity that is simply electrifying. With each note, he effortlessly delves into the depths of human emotions, forging an unbreakable connection with listeners.

Eric Nelson III is an award-winning songwriter and performer. His career began with winning the Harold B. Arentsen performance scholarship at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He has performed at many of the top Bay Area venues, from The Sweetwater in Mill Valley to the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park to the Pioneer Saloon in Woodside. 

You will find Eric performing both acoustic solo and duet shows as well as with his band, EPIC NELSON.  The songs are a delightful blend of Blues, Pop and light Rock. Nelson is a fantastic guitarist whose tasteful licks and solos will leave you wanting more.

Witnessing Epic Nelson perform live is an experience like no other. The band's unwavering chemistry and magnetic stage presence draw audiences into a sonic journey that transcends time and space. From soul-stirring ballads to foot-stomping blues anthems, the sheer energy and passion of Eric performances leave audiences in awe and begging for more.

Eric Nelson III performing on stage

In the realm of soulful and captivating music, the blue/root EP "So Many Years," released by the critically acclaimed artist Eric Nelson III, stands out as a masterpiece. This extraordinary collection of tracks takes listeners on a mesmerizing journey through heartfelt emotions and profound storytelling. Embarking on a deep exploration of musical artistry, Nelson's EP showcases a unique blend of genres, captivating both the mind and soul.

In the realm of musical artistry, Eric Nelson III's blue/root EP "So Many Years" is a testament to the power of soul-stirring melodies and profound storytelling. With each track on the EP, Nelson showcases his extraordinary ability to captivate audiences and leave a lasting imprint on their hearts and minds. The diverse range of emotions and themes explored in this collection of songs ensures a profound experience for any music enthusiast. So, indulge in this remarkable musical journey and let the haunting melodies of "So Many Years" by Eric Nelson III transport you to a world where music holds the keys to raw human emotions and indescribable experiences. I was most impressed with the songs "So Many Years and "Just Around The Bend."

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Epic Nelson, led by the extraordinary talent of Eric Nelson III, embodies the true essence of blues and roots music. With their captivating fusion of soul-stirring melodies, evocative storytelling, and electrifying performances, this band redefines the boundaries of the genre. Their unique sound, influenced by both the timeless blues legends and the rich heritage of roots music, creates an enchanting sonic journey that captivates listeners around the globe. Get ready to be transported to a world where music speaks to the soul and emotions run deep – welcome to the captivating world of Epic Nelson.

Eric Nelson III performing on stage

Fans of John Mayer, Amos Lee and Joe Bonamassa should really like the music of Eric Nelson III and his band, Epic Nelson.  If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, try to catch them live.  You won't be disappointed.

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Don't forget to check out "So Many Years" by Epic Nelson and don't forget to add it to your playlist, as it is available on all major audio streaming platforms.

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