blues, roots, americana

Aric Riley is an exciting, young American musician performing his unique blend of Blues, country and roots music throughout the Pacific Northwest. Aric's music is inspired by the great American music pioneers the likes of Mississippi John Hurt, Doc Watson, Muddy Waters, Merle Travis, and Lightnin' Hopkins and more contemporary artist such as John Fahey.

Aric has released two recordings, Talk About Trouble and The Long Road, both produced by renowned Blues artist/producer Terry Robb - well known for his work on numerous John Fahey albums. The recordings feature a steady diet of traditional American music and originals tunes steeped in tradition.

Setting Aric aside from others is his high-energy, sincere live shows. Whether performing as a solo act, duo, or trio, audiences all over have raved about this up-and-coming artist.