Eric Walton, better known by the stage name Skerik, is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, he is a pioneer in a playing style that has been called saxophonics.

He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Garage a Trois, Tuatara, and Skerik’s Syncopated Taint Septet. He is also an original member of both Les Claypool’s Fancy Band and Frog Brigade. Skerik also worked with grunge band Mad Season.


Upcoming Performances

Sunday, January 24th at 5:30 pm PST

Solos For A Brand New Day: A Benefit for the South Hudson Music Project

Join South Hudson Music Project on Sunday, January 24th at 5:30pm for Solos for a Brand New Day, a special combination livestream and pre-recorded fundraiser!

Friends of KEXP, South Hudson Music Project and the Royal Room come together January 24th for a special evening in support of our mission as we ensure a future to provide a home for artistic, educational, and community programs in Seattle.

Each artist will perform solo, as befits the times, for five minutes. With incredible artists such as Sera Cahoone, Sweeter Than The Day, Victoria Parker, Skerik, JR Rhodes, and more, you’ll want to tune in to the whole show!

Past Performances

Friday, November 13th at 7:30 pm PST

Skerik Band – Live from Royal Room

Friday, June 26th at 7:30 pm PDT

Dubchamp vs Skerik

Friday, May 29th at 8:00 pm PDT

Skerik Solo Spectacla Explosion 2: Feral Outrage

Friday, April 17th at 7:00 pm PDT

Skerik Solo Spectacla Psychedelic EFX Explosion

Friday, March 20th at 12:00 pm PDT

Live Yoga/Music with Christa Wells and Skerik

Sunday, March 15th at 5:00 pm PDT

Skerik Band

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