Congdon & Co. Ft. Spiro - Free Show
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Free Show --
Over the past 20 years, Eric Congdon has cemented his reputation as one of the regions best and innovative guitarists, as well as being a performer of incredible energy and creativity. He’s been featured in Bold Life magazine, Mountain Express, and the Times News, in addition to several TV and radio appearances across the region including WLOS and WDVX Knoxville.
2022 sees the release of his 7th studio album, Roadside Attraction, adding to his deep and rich catalog of original music. Eric’s music has spanned the globe with fans in Europe, South America and Asia. His music has been used for several TV programs around the world.
Eric has also used his musical talents to help raise money and awareness for Autism. Over the past 10 years, Eric has helped raise more than $150,000 for Autism related organizations in WNC. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the St Gerard House, the regions premier Autism Resource Center.
This week Eric Congdon will be joined by Spiro Nicolopoulos. Originally from Okinawa, Japan, Spiro lived in Los Angeles Ca before moving to the Asheville area in 2014. His critically acclaimed solo singer-songwriter work has been featured in TV advertising campaigns for Visa, the Olympic Games and more. His music was featured in a variety of films and television series including work for PBS, Court TV, documentary films and radio. Spiro was a Bonnaroo 2006 performer. Spiro recorded with Twiddle's Mihali Savoulidis among many others, and has shared line ups with Phil Lesh & Friends, Bright Eyes, Buddy Guy and many of his favorite international artists. He taught music from 2001-2014 where he met his wife Nicole at work. His proudest achievements include producing fund raising music events providing malaria medication, mosquito nets and medical equipment for people in Tanzania, Tsunami disaster relief for Japan 2011, teaching a blind teenage girl how to play guitar into her career as a performing artist and teaching an 80 year old severely arthritic man how to play open tuning guitar - helping him to become a music team leader in his church. Spiro currently plays as co-founder of The Paper Crowns with his wife Nicole and has toured nationally as a solo artist.