CONRADOBERG

 

©2016 Conrad Oberg

Blind from birth, blues/rocker and Jacksonville, Florida native Conrad Oberg, taught himself to play piano at the age of two, and by 10 had recorded his first album at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis (backed by Jerry Lee Lewis' band), was given his first guitar, and began performing at festivals and clubs throughout the South.

In 2009 at the age of 15, Conrad was honored to open the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock at the site of the original 1969 festival, performing for an audience of 35,000.

Conrad has amassed an international audience of nearly 4 million YouTube viewers, has performed with bands such as The Blind Boys of Alabama, Mofro and Robert Randolph & the Family Band. Recently Conrad recorded his first live album at the world-famous Iridium Club (on Broadway in NYC) as part of the Les Paul Centennial Celebration.

In addition to being chosen by 12 million Cartoon Network viewers in 2008 as the most talented teen musician in the country, and featured in an episode-long spot on their show "Props," Conrad's extraordinary musical abilities have been covered by prestigious media outlets such as CNN, USA Today, Rolling Stone, NPR and Premiere Guitar Magazine.

 

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