. . . an example of what you should think of when you hear the term ‘singer-songwriter.'” - Matthew Sigur

The Advocate [Baton Rouge]

“I place Eric near the very top of any list of songwriters . . . from anywhere.” --Verlon Thompson


Eric Schmitt

Songwriter Performer

Eric is a songwriter from Baton Rouge, LA. With an eclectic style that blends a wide range of musical traditions, he's traveled about playing venues around the country, especially near his hometown, where he teaches English at Louisiana State University.

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