Eric Von Band releases new CD

CORTEZ – Local musician Eric Von has a new CD, released the first day of the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival on Saturday and coming out on iTunes and other digital platforms on March 15.

Broken Hearted, his third album, features his latest music video, Still in Love With You. He’s planning a summer 2019 tour with the Eric Von Band.

One of the eight acts that entertained crowds at the festival, the singer/songwriter was born and raised in Cortez and has been performing since age 14. He has opened for Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen, Aaron Tippin, Casey James and John Anderson.

Von is based in Florida and plays regularly at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal City Walk in Orlando.

In 2007, he was named the Colgate Country Showdown Winner for the state of Florida. In 2008, he was named the winner of Kenny Chesney’s “Next Big Star” contest for the Tampa area.