Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson is an underground, unsigned musician, songwriter and artist from the UK. playing folk, blues, country and bluegrass music.  This website gives fans news on tour dates, songs, upcoming gigs, record releases and merchandise as well as links to social media.

Biography

A soulful folk singer, harmonica player and guitarist from Birmingham, UK: Robert Jackson sings songs of his life and travels from Bristol to San Francisco and all the long roads in between.  His distinctive voice, vibrato harmonica and driving acoustic guitar combine with raw and cultured songwriting of adventure, bitter romance and synchronicity.

He has been touring solo around the UK, Europe and America since April 2015 and past shows include: Glastonbury Festival, Colston Hall (Bristol), Sidewalk café and Café Vivaldi (New York, NY) and Madame Claude (Berlin).

His folk/blues/country blend includes tones from early Bob DylanDavid Grey, Robert Johnson and Joni Mitchell, songwriters; Willy Mason and Evan Dando are also evident, as well as more contemporary influences such as Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Felice Brothers and Old Crow Medicine Show.

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"A cracking voice, relaxed delivery and thought provoking, well crafted lyrics" - Gordon Giltrap

"Like a mature bottle of wine" - Claire Cavanagh (BBC Bristol)

"It certainly touched my heart" - Sam Bonham (BBC6 Music)