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Robert Bowlin

- US Cobden, IL Country / Folk / Jazz


Label: FGM records

Bio: Robert Bowlin started at age 1 and a half playing the ukelele, graduated to his dad's guitar at age 5, and has been creating unique and beautiful guitar music ever since. He won the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship in Winfield, KS in 1979 and got 2nd in the Flatpicking Guitar Contest in... See Full Bio

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  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Springfield, IL, US | 7:00pm
    Made For Music Concert Ser...
    Springfield, IL, US
    Sat Sep 20 7:00pm


    music starts at 7pm. Advance ticket sales will be through our Sumac Gift Shop on (217)744-3598; no reserved seating. Limited seating. venue is described as such: "the Gallery is approximately 20' x 40'. It has a barrel-vaulted ceiling probably 20' high. There are art-glass window walls on the north and south and a large window, half-moon and high up, on the east wall that features a spectacular Torii gate and more art glass. On the west end of the room is musician's balcony above and an intimate stage below with a fireplace, two settles and an art glass ceiling. It is especially beautiful in the Gallery at dusk when the art glass sconces cast a glowing amber light."

  • Sun

    Sep 21

    Bloomington, IL, US | 7:00pm
    Dawghouse concerts at the ...
    Bloomington, IL, US
    Sun Sep 21 7:00pm


    favorite Bloomington venue, we've played the Coffeehound Dawg house concerts many a time, and its always a hoot, and so nice to see our friends up there. Looking forward! Music from 7-10 doors open at 6:30.

  • Sun

    Sep 28

    Raddle, IL, US | 12:00pm
    Raddle the Bottoms benefit...
    Raddle, IL, US
    Sun Sep 28 12:00pm


    Once again we will play this popular local festival out in the bottomlands of southern IL, to benefit Sandra's Comfort, a non profit organization for pancreatic cancer. Festival features popular regional acts, and a fried chicken dinner and silent auction. Starts early and goes all afternoon. Robert and I are playing in the later part of the afternoon, at about 4pm. Lunch starts at 11 am.

  • Sat

    Oct 11

    Carbondale, IL, US | 3:45pm
    Concert at First Christian ...
    Carbondale, IL, US
    Sat Oct 11 3:45pm


    Yearly concert together with the Chicken and Dumpling dinner.

  • Sun

    Oct 12

    Alto Pass, IL, US | 1:00pm

    Alto Pass, IL, US
    Sun Oct 12 1:00pm


    We are returning to Alto Vineyards again this fall to do a concert there for Colorfest weekend. We will be out on the patio overlooking the beautiful scenery with pond and grapes and hopefully fallcolored hillsides. Hope to see you there. WE will play from 1pm-5pm.

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  • Donnie Stovall (Artist) Donnie Stovall
    Great Songs,Great Lyrics,,,,!!!!
  • ProgRockDan1 (Artist) ProgRockDan1
    Love your guitar playing
  • Pascal Antonin (Artist) Pascal Antonin
    Hi Robert, beautiful guitars !!!
  • Wil Maring (Artist) Wil Maring
    robert bowlin doesn't even realize how good he is, with almost any instrument he picks up. he never seems to run out of new licks. His playing makes me forget my lyrics.
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