Fieldhouse Welcomes our new Instrumental Artist Eric Jayk

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Eric Jayk is New York City based singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who is best known as the frontman for the hard rock band, Wildstreet.

Growing up in New York’s Hudson Valley, upon moving to New York City, Jayk established himself as a sideman guitarist and he became the lead guitarist in comedian/actress/ singer Sandra Bernhard’s rock band, touring and backing her up on TV appearances, as well as being a part of her off-broadway one woman show “Everything Bad, & Beautiful.” Jayk formed Wildstreet in 2006. Over the course of the next 7 years, the band released two EPs & two music videos which have received well-over 1,000,000 youtube views. Wildstreet’s songs have appeared on National/International TV networks including: MTV, VH1, Oxygen, TBS and in a THQ Video game. The band toured non-stop from 2009-2013, and appeared at the largest US music festivals: including SXSW, M3 rock festival, and headlined the side stage at Rocklahoma for 5 years straight. The band was also their region’s winner in the Best Buy/Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands for Rockstar Energy’s Uproar Festival, sharing the bill with Avenged Sevenfold, and Three Days Grace. They opened for a number of well-known bands including The Bouncing Souls, Twisted Sister, Michael Monroe, Crashdiet, Kix, LA Guns.

In 2014, Jayk began working on his latest project with Latvian singer/songwriter Kerija Kaleja. The duo released their debut EP ‘Blue Venom’ and two music videos last year and are in regular rotation on baltic radio. The duo is currently writing and demoing new material for a full-length album.

 

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