It started over four decades ago. It was a golden age for rock & roll. A guitar found its way into his
hands. The rest, is as they say history. From the very moment, an adolescent Robert Garcia picked up
his first guitar, he’s been making people grin, clap and join in.
Born and raised in New York, Robert Garcia started a musical journey then, that today it could be said that at its most powerful transcends musical barriers, uniting people who on the surface may seem to have very little in common.
A Staten Island native, Rob discovered by 8 th grade how a guitar and a great song could connect
audiences with him, as well as with each other, creating a like minded community of friends, and fans.
When asked “what do you do for a living?” He consistently replies, “I help people forget about life for awhile”.
There’s even more to his music than the Seventies-based, cover gigs that have made him popular
up and down the East Coast. Mining the catalogs of bands and songwriters he loved, Rob adapted
their hits to his 12-string acoustic guitar, and the audience reaction to the style was electric. “People
know the words to all these songs, even if at first they think they don’t. That’s part of the magic of