From platinum album sales and number one chart success as a founding member of Mr. Big, to frightening the guitar community with new levels of ferocious picking technique with shred-pioneers Racer X, to exploring punk, pop, classical, blues, jazz, and progressive instrumental styles in his solo career, Paul Gilbert has recorded a massive amount of stunning guitar music, all while circling the globe to play sold-out arenas from Japan to Jakarta. Now, the legendary guitarist comes to Austin’s The Parish for one night of mind-blowing rock music. Check it out this Saturday, June 22nd!
Paul’s style stands out for its rare combination of accuracy, creativity, and power – all which are balanced with Paul’s sense of humor and pure love of music. Although Paul is best known for his work with Mr. Big and Racer X, he has also toured with Joe Satriani’s G3, played in a host of tribute concerts with legendary drummer Mike Portnoy, and been integral in the design of his signature Ibanez PGM and Fireman guitars.
Paul’s legacy as a guitar instructor began when he was eighteen, when he was hired to teach at Hollywood’s Guitar Institute of Technology. Paul’s groundbreaking “Intense Rock” videos and DVDs have inspired legions of guitarists to improve their accuracy, speed, and phrasing. Years as a columnist for Guitar Player magazine, and most recently, Premier Guitar magazine, along with giving countless clinics, private lessons, and serving for five years as the dean of MI Japan, have given Paul deep experience in the art of communicating music to all levels of guitarists.
Over twenty-five years in the music business have only increased Paul’s passion to explore the possibilities of music and the art of playing the guitar. Whether he’s playing to 10,000 fans or jamming one-on-one with a student, Paul is living his childhood dream of taking the sounds in his head and bringing them into reality – on the electric guitar.
Make plans now to see this prolific guitar player live, right here in Austin! Admission to see Paul Gilbert at The Parish is $15. Additional fees are not included. To purchase tickets, visit www.theparishaustin.com.
Elan Apartment Homes, the premier apartments in Austin, Texas, is inviting friends and neighbors to attend this unforgettable event! So, lace up your shoes and get ready for a local adventure, like no other!
Saturday, June 22, 2019—8:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
214 East 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701