As the anticipatory buzz builds to just this side of impatience, the headliner takes the stage. From the moment he does, he has the audience eating out of his hand. Women shout his name and toss out song requests. Males and females sing along word for word as the tight six-piece backing combo feeds off the audience’s vibe. Judging by this scenario, you might think a superstar was getting busy onstage. But the performer is singer/songwriter Eric Roberson. For fans of the independent soul scene, Roberson — who has four releases out through his Blue Erro Soul label — is every bit a high-profile crowd pleaser as a Prince, Usher or Mary J. Blige.
Eric Roberson- Couldn’t Hear Me