Bobby Garcia was born and raised in Merritt B.C. and currently resides in Kamloops B.C. He has deep roots in traditional country music which he writes and sings about in his latest album These Boots.
Bobby grew up in a large extended family of multi-generational singers and musicians. He has a true passion for writing his own music about the small town and country life and performing at local festivals and venues across British Columbia. Bobby continues to shine as an up and coming country music artist. While writing music is his go to, Bobby enjoys performing his original songs and outlaw side of country music with his band Six More Strings. Catch Bobby Garcia and his band SMS at The Rockin' River Festival in Merritt B.C. in August 2019!! Check out the album These Boots on iTunes, Spotify and Google music.
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
County. My music has a classic country feel. My music is original and simple.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
My name is my given name. Named after my uncle. My parents said they knew I was a Bobby as soon as they saw me.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Older Country for sure. Hank Williams Jr, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings to name a few.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
I’m working on a new album to follow up my video The Good Old Days that’s on YouTube.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
My ultimate goal is The Grand Ole Opry! For now my goal is more music more fans and bigger shows!
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
I love performing my song Not My Fault Not My Problem the most. We perform it a little faster than the recording. So it always gets the people dancing.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
Getting my music out. Deciding weather to go full time with my music career is hard. I have a full time job driving truck.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
Getting a good title is key for me. I keep my songs simple. Seems to work so far. Usually 3 chords.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Social media has definitely increased my fan base. People recognize me as an artist now.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I’m still working full time. Hopefully one day I can get out of the truck and do the stage full time.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Don’t get frustrated. Keep it simple. Have fun.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
More opportunities for indie artists.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I love originality. My songs tell a story.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
I’m just a hard working guy that loves to sing and write music. I’m married for 19 years have two boys. At the same job for 19 years. I’m simple, fun and easygoing. I enjoy life.