Erin Krebs is a dynamic performer who is quickly gaining a reputation as one of Wisconsin’s premier and most treasured vocalists. Ranging from sultry-smooth jazz stylings to double-barreled whiskey bottle Blues shoutin’, Ms. Krebs delivers beautiful arrangements of classic standards and new tunes alike. Influenced by Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor,Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Dinah Washington, her performances exude confidence and a passion for life that audiences instantly recognize as genuine and heartfelt. Originally from Southern Wisconsin, Erin moved to Oshkosh where she attended UWO and received her Bachelor’s in Music Education in 1998. She taught music in private schools for 10 years, and is currently taking time to focus on her career as a vocalist. Erin also maintains a private music lessons studio where she teaches lessons on woodwind, brass, piano, and voice.
Erin often works in a duo with veteran guitarist, Jeff Johnston. Jeff has most recently been recognized by The Guitar Center as one of Wisconsin’s most versatile and accomplished guitarists. With 30 plus years of playing and gigging, he has developed a well-traveled musical fluency that compliments Erin’s extensive repertoire. Together, Erin and Jeff are able to provide a dynamic and versatile musical experience that is unrivaled!