An international troubadour with Kentucky roots, Grammy® nominee and Blues Music Award-winner Eric Bibb has been nurturing his contribution to the tradition since debuting in the New York folk revival scene in the 1960s. Bibb has toured, performed, and collaborated with artists such as Taj Mahal, Robben Ford, John Mayall, Mavis Staples, Ray Charles, Charlie Musselwhite, Guy Davis, Mamadou Diabate, Habib Koité, Bonnie Raitt, and Ruthie Foster. Eric has released more than 20 albums on labels including Telarc and played venues and festivals such as Glastonbury Festival (UK); B.B. King’s, New York (USA); The Bluebird Café, Nashville (USA); Port Fairy Folk Festival (Aus- tralia); Nice Jazz Festival (France); Edmonton Folk Festival (Canada); and Sommarscen, Malmö (Sweden), among many others.
"[Berry] has received numerous awards, but never anything like this tribute, which puts Berry's words to music—in two distinct formats, each succeeding admirably."—Dan Forte, Vintage Guitar
Eric's contribution to Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music is an album entitled On Wendell’s Farm, which includes the following songs, each of which is rooted in Berry's poetry.