Philip Gibbs - V...
Sounds Like: Townes Van Zandt, Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, Blaze Foley
Bio: Born in Austin, Texas, Philip Gibbs has performed over 2,000 times in 35 states over the past 17 years. His two most recent albums -The Petroleum Age (2011); Paper Crosses (2003 - re-released to national radio in 2010) - successively appeared on the Americana Radio Charts for much of that time....See Full Bio
Philip Gibbs has a show on 11/14/2014 at 08:00 PM @ Bonfire Brewing in Eagle, CO http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5aojx2 #concert
“Philip Gibbs is carrying on an old tradition now almost extinct, that of the solo folkie troubador…and I do mean solo. There are not only no overdubs on this disc, but he charged into the studio and recorded all 22 cuts in a single day!, yet not a one sounds rushed in the least. Over a span of 18 years and 2,500 gigs across America, he's only rarely been accompanied on any stage, instead it's just him, his guitar, and a microphone, and Box Canyon Blues shows what people from coast to coast in 35 states have been digging on for a good long while now. The CD showcases a David Wilcox / James Taylor / Jesses Youngblood and Winchester style of doing things, and not a song but shines with propulsive energy, thoughtful melancholy, or larksome reminiscence. He's also a graphic artist and outdoorsman, and the release's cover painting reminds me of a section not far from the gates of Canyonlands while I think the interior snapshot's somewhere in the Tetons, Philip's tent looking out upon gree”