Eli was born and raised in South Dakota. He spent a good portion of the 90’s playing guitar and touring internationally for local and regional bands. Once he could no longer stand waking up in extremely low budget hotel rooms next to other band member’s dirty socks, he retired and began working in call centers where he has been living the dream ever since.

He does still play his guitar on occasion, typically with his jam band Bitterroot or leading worship at Good News Reformed Church of Sioux Falls. He is, however, never found playing campfire singalongs and would never ever be seen singing karaoke.

He lives with his beautiful wife Dawn, two children (Haylee & Isaac), a pair of marginally intelligent dogs, and a completely worthless frog.

Contact info: bitterrootband@gmail.com


Gentle – From Electric Christmas V3

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Additional Players: Jason Raether – Drums  •  Tim Easter – Bass

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – From Electric Christmas V2

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