bio

 

Eric Gilliom is an award-winning musician and entertainer whose multi-hyphenate talents have taken him from his roots in Hawaii to performing live on the stages of Broadway, the Grammy Awards and into the mainstream through his various concerts and appearances in films and television.

He is currently the lead singer of Mick Fleetwood’s Island Rumours Band, based on the island of Maui. As a native Hawaiian singer, songwriter, and musician, he’s won the Hoku Award (Hawaiian Grammy) for Best Album with his partner Willie K as ‘The Barefoot Natives.’


His versatility allows him to sing everything from Rock, Soul, R&B to Hawaiian and Broadway show tunes. He has played with and opened for a who’s who of musical legends including Earth Wind & Fire, Steven Tyler, John Legend, Willie Nelson, Jamie Foxx, Michael McDonald, Dave Mason, Dave Koz and Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers just to name a few.


A graduate of the Goodman School in Chicago, as an actor, singer and performer, he’s worked with Debbie Allen on Broadway (Carrie & TV’s Fame,) in television on The Jamie Foxx Show, and on the big screen with Gene Hackman in Hoosiers, and starred in the award-winning comedy Get A Job.


Currently, Eric is playing and touring with Barry Flanagan of HAPA and writing his one man show which is set to hit the road this fall.