Happy birthday, Eric Krasno. Today we celebrate the cherished Brooklyn Bowl family member and absolute badass guitar player with 21 of our favorite Kraz memories at Brooklyn Bowl over the years. Cheers, Eric.
1. Eric dueling with Greensky Bluegrass dobro maestro Anders Beck on the Allman Brothers Band’s “Midnight Rider”
2. Joining Robert Randolph & the Family Band on Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel”
3. Krasno and Questlove sitting in with Galactic on “Hamp’s Hump” in 2011
4. Members of Lettuce and Snarky — or what some would call Snarky Lettuce — coming together for Funk ’n’ Bowl
5. In sync with guitar master Derek Trucks on “One in Seven” at Bowlive IV in 2013
6. Invoking “Lettsanity” with Lettuce in 2012
8. With yet another original Grateful Dead member, Phil Lesh, and the Terrapin Family Band for “Sugar Magnolia” in 2013
9. As part of the Freaks Ball-Stars, featuring Warren Haynes, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, and Eddie Roberts, performing the Grateful Dead’s “Fire on the Mountain”
10. Sandwiched between bass gods, Phish’s Mike Gordon and the Meters’ George Porter Jr., on “Africa”
11. Jamming with Joe Russo and Neal Evans at Bowlive V in 2014
12. Slappin’ the bass with Nigel Hall Band on “Too Sweet” in 2013
13. Obviously familiar with the Beatles, taking on “Get Back” with Dr. Klaw and special guest DJ Logic in 2009
15. Krasno and Nigel Hall getting groovy while sitting in with the North Mississippi Allstars in 2012
16. Soulful with Susan Tedeschi, Jon Cleary, Joe Russo, the Shady Horns, and Soulive on “Clean Up Woman” at Bowlive V in 2014:
17. Getting down with Kung Fu on “It’s All Good” in 2012
18. Covering the Meters’ “Hey! Last Minute” with Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
19. Brooklyn Bowl took over Central Park and Krasno joined Phil Lesh and Joe Russo for Jazz & Colors in 2013
20. Behind-the-scenes look at Eric testing a new Supro amp during sound check in 2014
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