Saturday, Nov. 6th, 2021


International Harp Masters
Time:    5:00 - ~10:30 pm (CET)

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden (USA)

Live-Interview & Concert:



7:30 - 8:10 pm

8:15 - 8:45 pm

Joe Filisko is the leading expert on traditional diatonic blues harmonica styles, with an encyclopedic knowledge of the playing techniques and music of the defining players of both pre- and post-war eras.

In his weekly classes at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music have introduced numerous students from all walks of life to the magic of harmonica music. His groundbreaking work in the field of harmonica customizing has led to a wave of imitators and his legendary custom instruments, used by numerous top players, have played an important role in the emergence of modern harmonica styles.

Joe has released 3 CDs with Eric Noden and the duo performs frequently live, touring internationally and appearing at clubs, concerts and festivals.


More about Joe Filisko:

“Eric is a spiritual heir to Chicago blues guitarists of the ’20s and ’30s like Tampa Red and Big Bill Broonzy"– The Illinois Entertainer

Eric Noden is an acoustic blues guitar player, recording artist and songwriter based out of Chicago, Illinois. Deeply rooted in the music of 20’s & 30’s blues pioneers, his percussive guitar work, timeless songwriting and well-traveled blues vocals have earned the respect of audiences, critics, and musicians worldwide.

Originally from Ohio, Noden relocated to Chicago in 1994 where he quickly became a staple on the blues scene with his hard-driving solo performances, releasing several solo CDs and 3 albums with Joe Filisko. Recently Eric also produced and performed on Billy Boy Arnold's CD "Billy Boy Arnold Sings Big Bill Broonzy" (Electro-Fi) which was nominated for a 2012 Blues Music Award. Eric performs solo, with Joe Filisko and with the Sanctified Grumblers.


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