4127 Whites Creek Pike
Whites Creek,TN 37189
As a singer/songwriter, Tyler Gilbert has released 3 distributed albums on Farmageddon Sound since 2008 and has made multiple demos since 2003. Gilbert tours across Canada and a few states in the U.S. playing shows and festivals which have included: Canadian Country Music Week and the Winnipeg Fringe Festival. Tyler receives airplay, weekly rotation and has performed live on many campus, online radio stations as well as regular airplay on CBC. In 2013 he was nominated for the Mayor Arts & Business “Emerging Artist” award. His new album “OK Murphy” is due out July 15, funded by Rawlco Radio.
In 2012, the music video for “Tyler’s World” single “Break Free” premiered on Global Regina TV and received airplay on 104.9fm The Wolf. He has also made a few television appearances on Shaw TV’s “Stripped Down”, CTV Morning Live and ID Discovery Ch “Deadly Intent”. WWF Earth hour chose a line of lyrics from Tyler to use for their earth hour anthem in the spring of 2012.
Tyler has shared the stage with such names as Sean McCann(Great Big Sea), Jeremy Fisher, Ken Hamm, Pare, and Sam Bradley. His third studio album “Tyler’s World” which was released early 2011 on Farmageddon Sound and is distributed throughout HMV’s, FYE’s, Amazon, and iTunes. Winner of Rawlco Radio’s 10k20 grant, his next album “OK Murphy” is set to come out later this year.
Tyler has been involved in writing, playing and singing music since his childhood, he grew up surrounded by musical relatives in Regina, Saskatchewan. His primary training was of the guitar but he also dwells on piano, bass and harmonica, playing a mix of new-folk songs with soulful vocals. Tyler accepts influences of all sorts; his main influence taps are of Zakk Wylde, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and, Michael Jackson.
In his live performances he likes to stick to his natural self, a mellow comical person delivering a musically flourished set with no distractions. Tyler’s lyrics are influenced mostly by his observations, from a wide range of movies, sunny days, and trees; it is here where he finds his creativity taps. Almost all of his songs are written with a meaning or message that he hopes to project.