“Holt is known for bringing funky passion to roots-rock … an exceptional vocalist and an emotionally vivid songwriter … his tightly crafted material moves from smoking roots rock to New Orleans jive …” Michael McCall–Nashville Scene
Ericson Holt, the bluesy, piano playing, singer-songwriter was born in Richmond, Virginia and is the 3rd son of his mother, the heralded western novelist, A.H. Holt and the younger brother of blues songwriter, C.S. Holt.
His CD, The Blue Side, was Top 30 on the Americana Radio Airplay Chart and #4 on The Roots Rock Report. He has also toured and recorded as a member of the Mavericks, Mike Farris and many others, with appearances at Red Rocks, Bonnarroo, The Royal Albert Hall, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show. Holt moved from Nashville to Key West, Florida in 2010, and is featured in the Ralph DePalma book on Key West music, “The Soul of Key West–Volume 1.” His song, Buy Me A Drink is included on the 2017 “The Best of Key West” compilation CD.