Eric Heideman is a 24-year-old blues musician Living is Austin, Texas from Salt Lake City, Utah.
He recorded his breakthrough record with a team of Grammy nominees, Blues Music Award, and International Blues Challenge winners. Producers Victor Wainwright and JW-Jones along with master engineer Dave Gross brought their Award-winning talents to Fat Rabbit Studios in New Jersey. "This is my most exciting release yet, and I am thrilled to have worked with such a critically acclaimed team," says Heideman. "This is the most soulful and high-quality record I've made." Co-Producer JW-Jones says "Victor Wainwright and I really brought out the very best of Eric's abilities, and this is a really great album!"
Heideman was personally requested to open shows for ZZ Top at Eccles Theatre and Walter Trout at The State Room.
He was a featured performer at the Utah Blues Festival in 2022 & 2023 and has traded riffs alongside some of the top blues artists in the world including Nick Moss, Thornetta Davis, Vanessa Collier, Albert Castiglia, Tony Holiday, Laura Chavez, and Sugaray Rayford.
Eric's original song "Have You Ever Loved a Woman" was featured on the channel 'Don's Tunes' on YouTube and has over 100,000 views.
Heideman graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance where he studied under and played with Grammy-nominated artist Kris Johnson.
- Victor Wainright
Grammy Award Nominee,
“A very genuine sound, based in the roots of blues, emotions, and feelings. Whether it’s high energy excitement and happiness, sorrow, or something that’s touching you with an Americana vibe."
- Brian Kelm
Utah Blues Society President
"This young man is the future of the blues"
Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist
"Eric plays straight from the heart and soul, and is an original artist with his own story to tell. His music sounds original while still being steeped in blues tradition. He brings a fresh sound, and that is exactly what this genre needs right now. Check him out live and on recording when you can!"