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Rock: Americana Rock: Instrumental Rock Folk: Traditional Folk Folk: Modern Folk Folk: Folk Blues

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Zirque Bois D'arc

Zirque Bois d’Arc is the alter-ego of longtime Austin, TX sideman (and occasional frontman) Eric Roach. From the 90s bluegrassy stylings of The Fencesitters, to current rock and progressive stalwarts Lick Lick and Baby Got Bacteria, Eric has been a contributing member of over 100 live acts since attending high school in Austin in the 1980s.

Baby Got Bacteria offshoot Eat The Taco received a Best New Live act nod in the 2014 Austin Chronicle critics poll and Eric's performance with the bar band in the play 100 Heartbreaks garnered a nomination for Outstanding Featured Musical Performance in the 2015 B. Iden Payne awards. In addition to his dozen or so current bands, he is currently working in several writing, recording, and performing projects with Grammy-winning local composer Peter Stopschinski, including the Spiderfarts collective and the Wank Tribe, among others

A few years ago Eric decided he wanted to create a few musical pieces outside the scope of his bands, and after settling upon the pen name Zirque Bois d'Arc as an umbrella for the diverse works, began writing and recording several album-length projects a year.