Ryan Leimkuhler is a 25 year old singer/songwriter from Orange County, California. His own style is a mix of folk, americana, and blues, with elements of traditional country music. Leimkuhler's distinctive sound is characterized by lush harmonies, soulful vocals, and evocative storytelling lyrics. When listening to Leimkuhler’s music, you are struck immediately by his distinctive voice, along with the quality of his songwriting and lyrics. The listener is drawn in by Leimkuhler’s unique vocal clarity, and each song’s relatable subject matter. It soon becomes clear that this is music to be enjoyed and reflected upon in equal measure.
On June 1, 2011, Ryan Leimkuhler's first full-length album, “No Ceiling”, was released on iTunes and all other major online retailers worldwide via JMD Records/INgrooves/Universal Music Group. The album features 10 newly recorded songs that will strike you with their authenticity, strong lyrics, and powerful vocals. Leimkuhler introduces us to colorful characters and wild scenarios, as we follow him down the long road to redemption. For anyone with “freedom weighing heavy on their mind” Leimkuhler’s music will shake you from your routine, awaken your wanderlust, and steer you back to your long lost dreams.
Just as some of his greatest influences, Bob Dylan, John Denver, and Bruce Springsteen did decades ago, Ryan Leimkuhler embraces the art of storytelling and strong, deliberate songwriting. What separates Leimkuhler from other artists in his genre, is his unique vocal ability, and his power to almost hypnotically engage the listener. His music has a timeless quality, which keeps his work from becoming dated, and is equally appealing to all people; old and young, male or female.