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As far as accolades go, Saskatchewan / Montana based rock, singer/songwriter Tyler Gilbert has been nothing short of an indie sensation since releasing his 2008 debut EP Vos to 4 albums later, his current release The Montana Kid(2016). He’s done national tours all over his native country, from Vancouver and Edmonton to Toronto and Montreal; performed at countless major festivals, including the Ohio State Fair, Burlington's Sound of Music, Canadian Country Music Award Festival, World Women’s Curling Championship, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, International Folk Alliance and the Canadian Western Agribition; done national tours of the U.S. from LA and New York and everywhere in-between; performed live on Global TV and CTV while his music hit the playlists of top stations all across Canada. Endorsed by Steve Clayton USA Picks and Shubb Capos.
March 19, 2019
TYLER GILBERT PRESS RELEASE
New Album "UNDERDOG" out March 29
Over the years, Tyler Gilbert has transformed his sound from a more folk based style to a hard rock sound. The Saskatchewan based rock group has always striven to be a voice for the overlooked, the ones who never quite fit in, the lone kid, the underdog. From his 2008 debut EP "Vos" to 5 albums later, none of his work has been more intentionally pointed at them more than his upcoming release "Underdog" due out March 29.
The album will be available across all major digital retail platforms. The album features 16 hard hitting tracks that range from hard rock to electro rock, and even an acoustic instrumental. The album aims at keeping rock alive with heavy riffs and squealing guitar solos that will have any rock/metal fan appreciate; soaring vocals with just the right amount of harmonies that are able to grab the attention of any mainstream music fan.
4 singles have already been released from the album beginning with “Need Love & Shelter” which introduced audiences to his new edgier sound.
Followed by “Ghost Behind Your Mind” which pushed the new sound to a whole new heavier level, being compared to that of Alice in Chains, Black Label Society, Ozzy, Soundgarden and Alter Bridge. Released with a haunting video that continues their story of the Montana Kid; “Ghosts has been receiving a lot of airplay across 30+ stations across Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa and Australia. It reached #1 on the Fab chart in UK, spending 7 weeks on the charts, this also lead to being nominated for the Best Male Artist category on the Fab Chart Awards. The song is currently sitting in the #3 spot on KB Radio Top 25 chart, along with reaching #5 on Zootap Radio’s Top 10 Chart. The rock single also reached #8 on Monies New Music Chart and was featured on The Movie Jerks podcast as the Artist of the Month.
The last 2 singles gave listeners another glimpse into the new sound, this time with a mix of electronic beats and heavy rock driven guitar leads. The first of this style was a cinematic “Stand For You”, offering a nod to Bon Iver in the sense of creating a textural scene with ambient sounds and soft vocals.
“Across the Sea” was the final single to be released from the album upon its release. The single came out swinging blending the heavy rock sounds of “Ghosts” with the electronic elements of “Stand For You” to offer a style what some have described as Michael Jackson meets Zakk Wylde.
Tyler Gilbert backed by bassist Rob Dakiniewich and drummer Mark Ennis are scheduled to perform their CD release show live on March 22 at The Exchange in Regina, SK Canada. Fans will be able to purchase the physical album a week before its official release.
Website - www.tylergilbert.ca
Soundcloud - http://soundcloud.com/tylergilbertmusic
Twitter - https://twitter.com/tgilbertmusic
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/tgilbertmusic/
Instagram - http://instagram.com/tylergilbertmusic
Spotify - https://spoti.fi/2NnFkyV
Music Video "Ghost Behind Your Mind" - https://youtu.be/5xU028MEQJI
August 2, 2018
Tyler Gilbert will be heading out on tour in Alberta and Saskatchewan this September.
Sept 7 - Medicine Hat, AB - The Heartwood Cafe
Sept 8 - Rosebud, AB - Thorny Rose Cafe
Sept 9 - Calgary, AB - Ironwood Stage & Grill
Sept 10 - Edmonton, AB - The Aviary
Sept 11 - Saskatoon, SK - D'Lish by Tish
Tyler has also been busy in the studio recording what will be his new album 2018 release titled "Underdog" The album will be a much harder and heavier sound for his repertoire. The first single "Need Love & Shelter" was released earlier this year and garnered commercial radio attention. There is no set date on when the second release "Ghost Behind Your Mind" will be but keep an eye out for the unveiling of a brand new music video for it.
September 18, 2017
Folk rock troubadour Tyler Gilbert is heading out on tour with dates in California, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
October 14 - Long Beach CA - Viento y Agua Coffee House - 7pm
October 22 - San Diego CA - Lestat's West Music Venue.
October 23 - Los Angeles CA - Bar Lubitsch - 8:30pm
October 24 - Arcadia CA - Songwriter's Serenade - Matt Denny's Ale House - 7pm
October 25 - North Hollywood CA - Republic of Pie - 6pm
October 26 - Nipomo CA - Santa Maria Brewing Co. Inc - Nipomo Tap Room. - 7pm
Nov 10 - Regina SK - Bearcats Lounge (The Chimney) - 7pm
Nov 17 - Medicine Hat AB - Inspire Cafe (Downtown Medicine Hat Art Walk) - 7pm
Nov 18 - Calgary AB - Gallery House Concerts Society - 7pm
Tyler Gilbert at the Gallery - $25 Tickets available at http://www.galleryhouseconcerts.com/
Nov 19 - Edmonton AB - Cafe Blackbird - 7:30pm - $10 Cover
w/ Lucas Chaisson
Nov 24 - Saskatoon SK - Prairie Ink Restaurant (McNally Robinson) - 8pm
Nov 25 - Regina SK - Lancaster Taphouse - 8pm
May 29, 2016
Tyler Gilbert will be heading out on an extensive Canadian/ US tour in support of his new album "The Montana Kid"
June 2 - Brandon, MB - Prairie Firehouse
June 3 - Winnipeg, MB - Neighbourhood Bookstore
June 4 - Kenora, ON - Hojoe Coffee
June 5 - Thunder Bay, ON - Espresso Joya
June 8 - Sudbury, ON - Townehouse
June 9 - Toronto, ON - Not My Dog
June 10 - Hamilton, ON - Homegrown Hamilton
June 12 - Waterloo, ON - Grand Porch Party Festival
June 13 - Burlington, ON - Sound of Music Festival
June 14 - Peterborough, ON - The Garnet
June 16 - London, ON - Covent Garden Market
June 17 - St. Catharines, ON - Mahtay Cafe
June 18 - Montreal, QC - Shaika Cafe
June 20 - Ottawa, ON - Avant Garde Bar
June 21 - Rochester, NY - Boulder Cafe
June 22 - Binghamton, NY - Cyber Café West
June 23 - New York, NY - Bowery Electric
June 25 - New York, NY - Rockwood Music Hall
July 26 - Minneapolis, MN - Harriet Brewing
July 28 - Chicago, IL - Elbo Room
July 29 - Euclid, OH - The Conscious Nesst
July 30 - Columbus, OH - Ohio State Fair
August 6 - Oxbow, SK - Bow Valley Jamboree
August 27 - Melville, SK - Living Sky Music Festival
March 16, 2016
Tyler Gilbert releases new sound with
his 4th studio album “The Montana Kid”
Tyler Gilbert will release his 4th studio album… “The Montana Kid” on May 2nd on indie label Farmageddon Sound Records. The album has been described by Gilbert as a new sound for him, as he leans more toward twangy country rock, which is clearly evident on tracks “Stains” and “Wash My Road Clean”. “The Montana Kid” is Gilbert ‘s first full length of all new material since 2013’s “OK Murphy”.
“The Montana Kid” will be supported by an extensive Canada/ USA tour, including stops at major events such as the Ohio State Fair, Sound of Music Festival, Bow Valley Jamboree, and the World Women’s Curling Tournament.
Produced by Justin Bender (Third Ion, Into Eternity), the album features high profile musicians such as Mike Young (Devin Townsend Band, The Matinee), Aaron Edgar (Drumeo, Third Ion), Val Halla, Glenn Sutter, and Ian Cameron. The album was funded in part by Creative Saskatchewan’s recording production grant and an IndieGoGo fundraising campaign.
About Tyler Gilbert
As far as accolades go, Calgary born, Saskatchewan based singer/songwriter Tyler Gilbert has been nothing short of an indie sensation since releasing his 2008 debut EP Vos to his last release OK Murphy(2013). He’s done national tours all over his native country, from Vancouver and Edmonton to Toronto and Montreal; performed at countless major festivals, including the Canadian Country Music Award Festival and Canadian Western Agribition; done national tours of the U.S. from LA and Salt Lake City to Chicago and Cleveland to Nashville and Kansas City; and performed live on Global TV and CTV while his music hit the playlists of top stations all across Canada. Endorsed by Steve Clayton USA Picks and Shubb Capos.
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March 2, 2016
Tyler Gilbert will be heading out on the road with dates in Western USA.
April 13 - Reno, NV - Studio on 4th - TBA
- w/ Low La La,
April 14 - Folsom, CA - Nicholson's MusiCafe - 4pm
April 15 - Hayward, CA - The Bistro - 5pm
April 16 - San Francisco, CA - Revolution Cafe - 5pm
April 18 - Morro Bay, CA - Otter Rock Cafe - 7:30pm
- Songwriter's at Play
April 19 - Arcadia, CA - Matt Denny's Ale House - 7pm
- Songwriter's Serenade
As far as accolades go, Calgary born, Saskatchewan based singer/songwriter Tyler Gilbert has been nothing short of an indie sensation since releasing his 2008 debut EP Vos to his current release OK Murphy(2013). He’s done national tours all over his native country, from Vancouver and Edmonton to Toronto and Montreal; performed at countless major festivals, including the Canadian Country Music Award Festival and Canadian Western Agribition; done national tours of the U.S. from LA and Salt Lake City to Chicago and Cleveland to Nashville and Kansas City; and performed live on Global TV and CTV while his music hit the playlists of top stations all across Canada. Recently endorsed by Steve Clayton USA Picks and Shubb Capos.