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Live @East Aurora Music Festival!

Buffalo Music Coalition's Fest in a Fest at this year's EA Music Fest! Festivities begin at 2pm! LEt's get it!!


Critt's Juke Joint is a live Soulprovisational music experience that feature a revolving line-up of amazing musicians and guest appearances by legends like comedian Sinbad, drummer Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie, the Grammy Award winning guitarist/producer Eric Krasno and PFunk's Kim Manning to name a few!

The funky vibes of Critt's Juke Joint both preserves and evolves the seldom discussed 'Chitlin Circuit' sound that crafted American Pop Music as we know it now.  Be prepared to dance!


Eric 'Critt' Crittenden is a multi-instrumentalist that has been wowing live music fans with his dynamic stage presence and skills for over 2 decades. Critt has had an amazing journey in music, recording with Grammy Award producer and Soulive guitarist, Eric Krasno and renown bassist Rob Wasserman on his first record, 'Blu'. He has also shared the stage with Bob Weir and Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Michael Franti, Arrested Development and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, to name a few.

His main 'gig' is bandleader for Critt's Juke Joint, but can also  be found playing in several other projects such as with legendary comedian Sinbad, world beat band Outer Circle Orchestra, funk-n-roll band Tiger Chung Lee and the Jerry Garcia Band tribute ensemble, SoulRoach



To book Eric 'Critt' Crittenden or Critt's Juke Joint for your venue, festival, school or special engagements, please contact us at:




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