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Richard Gilewitz

US Inverness, FL Instrumental / Acoustic, blues, classica...


Sounds Like: John Fahey, Leo Kottke, Michael Hedges, David Walbert, John Williams - guitar

Label: GillaZilla Records

Bio: This powerhouse of a performer brings his 6 and 12-string guitars to a new level with standard and open tunings, faultless technique, and a balance of hard driving percussion with the delicate touch of the classical as he mesmerizes listeners with his wide reaching ability to command many genres ... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: The Palladium Side Door, St. Petersburg, FL. August 9. Tickets now on sale.http://t.co/ZQDopjLU6s


"His complex, energetic originals have made Gilewitz popular on the festival and club circuits as a solo performer."
—  Rusty Russell, Guitar Player Magazine
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  • Sat

    Aug 9

    St Petersburg, FL, US | 8:00pm

    St Petersburg, FL, US
    Sat Aug 09 8:00pm


    Richard Gilewitz takes his audience on a magical journey of instrumental music that encompasses the genres of the blues, folk, the traditional, classical, jazz, and somewhere in between. From his 6 and 12-string guitars comes tunes from a wandering soul who services an inner voice of sound mastery, inviting his listeners to travel wherever they choose and share in his thought-provoking and often quirky takes on life on the road. The Palladium’s Side Door Cabaret is Tampa Bay’s critically-acclaimed listening room offering the best in blues, jazz, acoustic, Space is limited so reservations are highly recommended.

  • Thu

    Aug 21

    Rock Springs, WY, US | 7:30pm
    Rock Springs Historical Mu...
    Rock Springs, WY, US
    Thu Aug 21 7:30pm


    Speaking of the West with Tim May - an acoustic concert.

  • Fri

    Aug 22

    Rock Springs, WY, US | 7:30pm
    Western Wyoming Communit...
    Rock Springs, WY, US
    Fri Aug 22 7:30pm


    An evening of music and film as Richard talks about his influences. He opens the evening with a number of tunes for an event of music appreciation.

  • Sun

    Aug 24

    Rock Springs, WY, US | 8:00pm
    Episcopal Church of the Hol...
    Rock Springs, WY, US
    Sun Aug 24 8:00pm


    Morning service music

  • Sat

    Aug 30

    Whitianga, NZ | 3:00pm
    The Monkey House Theatre
    Whitianga, NZ
    Sat Aug 30 3:00pm


    Acoustic Adventures Concert followed by a GillaCamp Guitar Workshop. Concert at 3-4pm; Workshop from 4:15pm -6: 15pm. More details and information at info@creativemercurybay.co.nz or 07 855-5698. Topics of workshop at http://richardgilewitz.com/workshops/gillacamp.html

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  • Caroline Hammond (Artist) Caroline Hammond
    Hi Richard, Looking forward to seeing you in Australia! Smiles from a sunny day in Briz, Caroline :)
  • Peter Miller (Artist) Peter Miller
    Love the playing! Glad I popped by Clon guitar fest.
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Q: Looking for guitar instruction for my son in Inverness. Any suggestions?
A: At the moment, Richard Gilewitz is accepting new students on an individual basis. Please contact us at rgilewitz@tampabay.rr.com for further details. Thanks.

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