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House-Boat Concert with Eric Taylor **SOLD OUT**

  • Apr 6, 2014 · 6:00 PM
  • Barkissimo Yacht

Part of Barkissimo's Concert Series. Come visit us at our Yacht with Panoramic View at the Emeryville Marina

Seating at 6 pm • Concert at 7 pm
Suggested $20 donation at the door
Bring Food to share • Wine Available

Seating/Ticket RESERVATIONS: or via email. Make sure we get these info to receive confirmation and directions details: number of persons, your name and email. Eric Taylor info:
• Sample Music clip / video audio: • Video and available CDs / recording at this website:
• Seating or Ticket reservations: or via RSVP here. For confirmation and for directions, please make sure we get these info: number of persons, your name and email. MORE ABOUT ERIC TAYLOR

Eric Taylor is a master storyteller and has been one of the finest southern songwriters for the last four decades. Influencing such well-known artists as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett (both of whom have covered several of his songs) and Steve Earle, Taylor tours extensively throughout North America and Europe. He has appeared on Austin City Limits, Late Night With David Letterman, NPR's "Morning Edition" and "Mountain Stage" and BBC Radio. A mesmerizing performer whose shows will leave you wanting more.


"Taylor may sing of the past, of bar rooms and hay fields and even Johnny Cash, but his characters want the same things we do. They want love and redemption. They want some fun and happiness. They want respect and sometimes even a little vengeance. Taylor's people are just like us, it's just that their tales are exquisitely told." -- Al Kaufman, Atlanta Music Guide

"I'm always the opening act when I'm around Eric. I love his voice, and he has a great narrative quality and sense of detail. He sort of takes you out of your own reality and into the reality of his songs. It's good writing no matter how you cut it." -- Lyle Lovett

"He's the real deal. Eric Taylor was one of my heroes and teachers when I started playing around Houston in the early 1970s." -- Steve Earle

"Eric Taylor came on the stage at the Maze in Nottingham without any ceremony. He started a little blues riff on his blond acoustic guitar (a beautiful-sounding, handmade 'Ross-Kinscherff'). He played for his audience but never to the crowd. He didn't look for cliched climaxes or manufactured endings. It was always an intimate gig, a reflective affair, an evening for devotees. . .I went with a couple of players, guys who know the mysteries of dadgad, who understand a little about the merits of a B string dropped down to A and the quiet craft of a good song well written. They stood either side of me and looked mean if they thought I was going to be critical in any way. They kept pointing out things, making sure I understood; they wanted the man looked after. Eric Taylor seems to inspire that sort of devotion, that sort of affection, that sort of regard; like he is an endangered species -- maybe he is." -- Maverick magazine (UK)

"Eric Taylor is one of the few artists I've ever seen with a greatness that wreathes about him as he takes the stage, no matter what size the venue. An audience instinctively knows to shut up and pay attention. This is a man who takes the art of songwriting -- and the art of performance -- seriously. And, at the end of the set, the audience will have been transported some place and back again. Eric taylor doesn't just make you feel the sun and taste the dust of Texas, he takes you places and puts you inside people's minds. From prison inmates trying to fathom the jumble of their lives to little kids watching their family implode, Eric Taylor makes it real. Aspiring -- and accomplished -- songwriters leave Eric Taylor shows shaking their heads with awe. And well they should." -- Charlie Hunter, Flying Under Radar Productions

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  • Scott

    It was great having everyone here. I was quite impressed with Meetup attendees. Great turn out. The few that did not make it graciously excused themselves. Highly appreciated.

    1 · April 7, 2014

  • Jannie D.

    Wonderful venue and show!

    1 · April 7, 2014

  • Carol

    Nice relaxing venue. Enjoyed Eric Taylor's easy style, and stories as well as music.

    April 7, 2014

  • Mary A.

    What an amazing story teller, performer and musician Eric Taylor is...he totally rocked the boat!

    April 6, 2014

  • Scott

    Great Crowd

    April 6, 2014

  • Tom M.

    Scott, thank you so much for booking Eric - he's one of the best guys out there. A real gem! I really look fwd to seeing your awesome boat & enjoying Eric's incredible songs.

    1 · April 6, 2014

  • Scott

    Hello, Music Lovers! To reserve tickets for this Boat Concert, please send me email, # of attendees and your name to reserve seats. You will receive ticket confirmation and directions 2 days before the concert via email.

    March 31, 2014

    • Mark

      What is the price for the ticket? I would be attending solo.

      April 5, 2014

    • Scott

      Seating at 6 pm • Concert at 7 pm
      Suggested $20 donation at the door
      Bring Food to share

      April 5, 2014

  • Mary A.

    This is going to be a gorgeous evening on the Bay...with fabulous music, wine/glass $, bring your favorite potluck to share....Bringing something Vegan. Max and Scott... Thanks so much for arranging this wonderful concert on the water....

    1 · April 5, 2014

  • Patricia M.

    Going sailing Sunday!

    March 31, 2014

  • Max from B.

    Will definitely see everyone at the Barkissimo

    1 · March 27, 2014

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