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JPR Live Session: Bernardus

Hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska and blessed with a unique name, Bernardus has all the making of an up and coming prodigious band. Bernardus’ ambient folk rock sound, uniquely paired with lead singer Ben Kramer’s singer/songwriter style of lyrics, brings a tone that is best described as alternative Americana through a modern pop lens.

Together as a five-piece, the band recently released their first album; a self titled EP containing 5 songs. The Lincoln Journal Star calls it, “Impressive, from the songs to the performance and the production, establishing Bernardus as one of the best new outfits on the Lincoln scene."

As FM Network Program Director and Music Director, Eric oversees many aspects of JPR's broadcast day. He still hosts the occasional Open Air or classical music shift, and is the driving force behind JPR Live Sessions - our popular series of live in-studio music performances and conversations.