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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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"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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Richard Gilewitz has a show on 12/16/2014 at 08:00 AM @ Music in Your S... in Rock Springs, WY http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5ef0um #concert

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  • Tue

    Dec 16

    Rock Springs, WY, US | 8:00am
    Music in Your Schools
    Rock Springs, WY, US
    Tue Dec 16 8:00am


    Richard's annual Music in Your Schools: Avenues of Success Residency in Sweetwater County WY. 12/16-19.

  • Fri

    Dec 12

    Gainesville, FL, US | 7:00pm
    Sandhill Stage at Prairie C...
    Gainesville, FL, US
    Fri Dec 12 7:00pm


    Concert with Richard Gilewitz and special guest Elaine Mahon to benefit the Alachua Conservation Trust. It's an evening of acoustic adventures with tunes and tales, song and strings, and a celebration of the season. Space is limited so reservations are advised.

  • Sun

    Dec 7

    Orlando, FL, US | 7:00pm

    Orlando, FL, US
    Sun Dec 07 7:00pm


    Concert at 7:30pm/Hosted by the Timucua Arts Foundation, this concert is one of the many offerings of this organization. Richard will be bringing his 6 & 12 string, stories, and a few surprises.

  • Sat

    Dec 6

    Hernando, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Hernando, FL, US
    Sat Dec 06 8:00pm


    "Musical Wings of Guitar and Violin" is an exciting show with Richard Gilewitz and special guest violinist, Mark Russell. Together these two master musicians bring a new show to stage as fingers will fly on strings of guitar and violin. A treat for those who like some spice in their concerts with a bit of jazz, folk, classical, pop, and a few surprises throughout the night. Richard will have new tales from the road and will play old and new favorites. Tickets from the Box Office: 352/746-7606. Meet & Greet at 7pm. Concert at 8pm

  • Fri

    Dec 5

    Tallahasse, FL, US | 7:00pm
    House Concert
    Tallahasse, FL, US
    Fri Dec 05 7:00pm


    Email for reservations: markrussell@comcast.net. Another fab Mark Russell House Concert and Richard joins Mark for an stunning evening of music. Bring a beverage and snack of your choice to share and a folding chair or cushion if you wish. Doors open at 6:30pm. Space is limited so reserve soon.

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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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