Paul is a seasoned guitar player with his roots in the farmlands of southern Indiana. The country sounds of Indiana blend well with his early blues influences and he has stretched his repertoire as a songwriter as well. He has spent most of his life honing his craft including a few tours playing in a cruise ship lounge. He has performed worldwide and stateside; all over the Midwest, New York City, Nashville, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, and Chicago.
Paul has opened for acts such as: Eric Paslay, JT Hodges, Ricky Young, Rehab, Chris Cagle, The Moonshine Bandits, Cracker, The Black Crowes, Justin Moore, Hunter Hayes, Red Wanting Blue, New Country Rehab, Stevie Monce, Jarrod Niemann and American Young.
Paul uses Larrivee Guitars with Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL hardware. An OM-40R and a D-03 both with LR Baggs Anthem pickup systems. He also has some hand built electrics that he and his father made, and an old Strat that was his first good electric guitar
“I love the Black Tusq XL stuff!! Being a heavy handed player I have been prone to breaking strings. I noticed a huge drop in broken strings after switching to the GT products!! Great tone as well!!" - Paul Erdman