Vance Gilbert is a legendary singer-songwriter who has performed all around the world, from Australia to Winnipeg, and at every major folk festival in between. Having shared stages with artists as varied as Aretha Franklin, Shawn Colvin, Arlo Guthrie, and George Carlin, Vance defies stereotypes everywhere he goes: “I’m Black, I sing, I play guitar, and I don’t play the blues.”

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