Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio. Eric Penrod has been playing guitar since he was 11 years old. After studying music at the University of New Orleans and Kent State University. Eric Began touring the country in the pop - funk band “Skinny”, based out of Cleveland, Ohio.
In 2004 “Skinny” won the national Rock n Roll hall of fame battle of the bands. While on the road with Skinny, they opened for Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R, George Clinton, and The Roots. After life on the road for 10 years, Eric Landed in Charleston, SC. He has become a well known local music artist, teacher and wedding musician. Playing all styles from jazz to blues to pop. Eric can be seen about five nights a week in the Charleston, SC music scene.
Eric has also teamed up with veteran South Carolina vocalist, Tim Davis. They formed “One Kool Blow”, a soulful bluesy duo. You can find them at The Cocktail Club every Sunday night 10pm on King st. downtown Charleston, SC. Eric also plays every Tuesday 9pm at the famous Henry’s on the Market, Charleston, SC. He plays there with his trio. A mix of jazz, blues and funk.
Eric is available for gigs, teaching instruction and all your wedding music needs.
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