I am a singer songwriter specializing in all original music. I can play a 2.0 hour set. My music is folk and americana. .
Gilbert has released two full-length albums, 2005's Can't Stop the Rain and 2011's On the Run (hailed by Tom Franks of Folkwords as a collection of "soul-soothing songs that will stand the test of time"), and 2 EP’s, 2013's Faraway Girl. “I Love The Night” 2015 (great reviews by Lucinda Breeding Denton Record Chronicle and Tom Franks FolkWords UK. He has also released a music video, which received a review from the Ghost of Blind Lemon Blogspot and is nominated for an award.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
I play mostly originals and some covers. I my genre is Americana/ Folk/ FolkPop. I can provide my own sound if necessary.
Born in Fort Worth, TX, Richard Gilbert has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 14 years old. Inspired by the James Taylor's lyrics and playing style and Al Green's voice, Gilbert worked for years to channel those eclectic influences into a unique style characterized by unconventional musicality but firmly rooted in folk traditions.
Richard Gilbert’s songs are image-rich narratives built around insightful lyrics and perfectly placed melodies that reflect on a range of emotions, public and private, making statements you can relate to with messages that touch.
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