““If rock and roll needs a strong female focal point to help music leave the dark ages and become a lot more enlightened... then Erin Coburn gets my vote.”” - Dave Franklin
— Dancing About Architecture
Cincinnati native, Erin Coburn is known for her prolific songwriting and modern approach to American Rock and Roll. Her relatable lyrics and soul gripping vocals are a striking compliment to scorching guitar solos and infectious riffs. She is unafraid to authentically be herself, always delivering an unforgettable, high-energy performance that leaves people wanting more. As Erin always says, “expect the unexpected!”
A wide range of artists and genres have inspired Erin throughout her musical journey. Everyone from BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the Rolling Stones to Alice In Chains, Arctic Monkeys, and Nothing But Thieves. You can hear these influences lightly woven throughout her repertoire of songs. While she brings the sounds of modern Rock front and center, Erin never forgets her heavily Blues and Classic Rock influenced past. Fans of Royal Blood, Black Keys, Gary Clark, Jr and White Stripes will thoroughly appreciate Erin’s music.
Writing songs since the age of 12, Erin released her debut album, ‘Chaos Before Conformity’ (2015) at age 14. Her lyrical output focuses on the theme of being comfortable not fitting in with societal norms. With the release of her second and third albums, ‘Queen of Nothing’ (2017) and ‘Out from Under’ (2019), her fanbase has grown both nationally and worldwide. Erin's latest single releases, ‘Sleeve’ (June 2022) and ‘blossoms’ (January 2023) showcases her natural progression to a more mature sound with edgier lyrics, searing guitar solos, and a dash of humor on full display.
Erin regularly performs across the U.S. at venues and festivals of all sizes. She has performed with Grammy award winning artists in Nashville, was nominated for the 2017 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards in the Best Blues artist category, and the 2018 Josie Awards for "Young Adult Artist of the Year" award for independent artists. Some of Erin’s noteworthy shows and festivals have been repeat performances at Buddy Guy’s Legends and Rosa’s Lounge in Chicago, the Slippery Noodle in Indianapolis, Knuckleheads in Missouri, Summerfest in Milwaukee, Bliss Fest in Michigan, and the main stage at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Arkansas. She has also opened for Blackberry Smoke, The Marcus King Band, The Accidentals, David Victor (formerly of Boston), and Three Dog Night.
Not only is Erin a talented vocalist, lyricist, and multi-instrumentalist, but she is a proudly endorsed artist for Strandberg Guitars, Bad Cat Amps, DR Strings, Westone Audio and Gravity Picks.