Erika Wennerstrom: Past, Present, Future, Live!

Watch Erika (Heartless Bastards) perform Could Be Happy, Dust, and Letting Go.


This week’s guest is Erika Wennerstrom, best known for her work with Heartless Bastards, which she started in Cincinnati in 2003. We talked with Erika about meeting Patrick Carney of The Black Keys and getting signed to Fat Possum, their label. We also discussed the evolution of the band and her music, her life-changing trip to the Peruvian Amazon, and her first solo album, Sweet Unknown.

You’ll find music from all the artists mentioned in this interview on our Past, Present, Future, Live! Spotify playlist:

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