Eric Hayes- The Sound Trailblazer that Inspires Us All

January 13, 2020

Eric has bravely battled career-threatening neck surgery and has came out with the other side of victorious and with couple of projects.He wrote his single, “Bionic”, with the positive message that you can find power and inspiration. The song talks more about his life, important part is making a positive change in life to overcome obstacles. He has experienced both a troublesome and lovely life. He proves, there is nothing you can’t do, there is, “no right age”, “no right time”. Believe and you can achieve! The music created so far by Eric combines different musical concepts and genres, bringing true emotion, character, and difference to his audiences. 

Lagunitas-Original Music Series-Selects Eric Hayes for Northest 2020 Tour

December 04, 2019

Lagunitas selects Eric Hayes to perform for the Original Music Series, Fueled by Lagunitas Brewing Co. for NYC, Brooklyn NY and Jersey City NJ.   Music has fueled Lagunitas since inception, thanks to the finger-pickin’ roots of founder, Tony Magee.  From the daily live, local bands showcased in our TapRooms to the larger touring acts (and legends) gracing our annual amphitheater shows, and the stages we fuel in Austin & beyond—we love helping bands reach more ears through beers. 

Eric Hayes is back with a vengeance

August 12, 2019

The Morristown singer-songwriter, who faced career-threatening neck surgery last year, just returned from performing at the Hard Rock Café in Davos, Switzerland.

And he has been churning out songs that are winning fans online and, he reports, at a major record label.


Official Music Video for Bionic- OUT NOW!

January 01, 2020

I am pleased to release the new music video for my song Bionic.  Watch it now by clicking the link below or by visiting my YouTube channel at

Eric Hayes chosen for All-Star judging panel set for Morristown Onstage, Feb. 27

February 27, 2019

When 15 top amateur acts battle for prizes this week at Morristown Onstage, they will be judged by a panel of talented pros, including two well known Morristown musicians.

Singer-songwriter Eric Hayes has performed with Martin Sexton, the Allman Brothers and Rachel Platten, among others, and his inspiring comebacks from crippling injuries are the stuff of TedX talks.  Now in its 12th year, Morristown Onstage is a benefit for programs in the Morris School District. The show aims to top last year’s fundraising record of $143,000.

Comeback trail: Morristown’s Eric Hayes rebounds onstage with Martin Sexton

September 24, 2018

“To start my comeback by performing live with Martin Sexton in a sold-out, awesome venue was more than I could ever ask for…. I felt really, really thankful, and blessed,” said Hayes, 36, who underwent a very risky operation to insert artificial discs into his neck in April.

Morristown’s Bionic singer, Eric Hayes, gets thumbs-up from Lance Bass, Perez Hilton

August 02, 2019

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton praised Hayes’ message of “resilience, hope and recovery,” adding, “we could use a lot more of that in the world.”

What’s remarkable about this video–aside from the soulful performance by Morristown’s Eric Hayes–is that it was recorded just five days after the musician underwent surgery so serious that he had called friends to say goodbye…just in case.

Morristown musician Eric Hayes makes a statement–and stands by it

January 01, 2018

“His love of music and devotion to Morristown are an inspiration. His plaque is now a part of Morristown history and we hope will inspire the community for many years to come,” she said.

Eric Hayes TED Talk 2017- Morristown NJ

June 30, 2017

A passionate artist, professional musician Eric Hayes suffered a catastrophic injury just after walking off stage after a performance. In this emotional TEDx talk, Eric tell us his story, the story of that night, his battle back, and how adversity showed him his true calling(s).

TEDx Morristown: Eric Hayes Recieves TEDx Highest Honor- A Standing Ovation for a Performance of a Lifetime

March 30, 2017

Morristown musician Eric Hayes delivered the afternoon’s most emotional moment,  earning a standing ovation for his rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah...

TEDx Morristown 2.0: Eric Hayes on roster spanning soul March 28 at the Bickford Theater

March 30, 2017

And so, for the last few months, Hayes has been honing a blend of words and music with a message of personal re-invention....

TED-Eric Hayes selected as TED Speaker for Morristown TED Talks

March 28, 2017

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

Climb every mountain: Morristown singer Eric Hayes scales heights for lofty performance

November 25, 2016

Musicians dream of scaling the heights. Morristown’s Eric Hayes has done it.

The hard way.

Princeton Magazine-In Harmony

November 30, 2015

When Eric Hayes dons a button-down shirt and dress pants and heads to work as director of creative marketing for Wales-Darby Inc., he knows how Clark Kent feels when he goes to work at the Daily Planet. It’s just one of his identities.

Three strings tug the heart, from Morristown singer Eric Hayes

August 27, 2016

The song hit No. 1 on CD Baby’s New Indie Release chart, Hayes said, and he’s been invited to Italy to sing it.  Animal Aid USA , an animal rescue organization in south Jersey, used Let It Go in a documentary, and spinoff projects are on the horizon.

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