Born in Calgary, Alberta, singer/songwriter Tyler Gilbert 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, and Neil Young.
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.
Tyler has released 4 distributed albums since 2006 and has made multiple demos since 2003. In 2010 Tyler toured Western Canada and appeared on multiple radio stations along with receiving campus radio airplay across Canada, in some cities even placed on weekly rotation. He has also made a few television appearances. Tyler has shared the stage with such names as Sean McCann(Great Big Sea), Jeremy Fisher, Sam Bradley.