Instrumental Guitar & Vocalist Entertainment|
Robert Dillon is a premiere classical fingerstyle guitarist who provides quality guitar instrumental music for all occasions. He lives in Naples, Florida and performs throughout the State for corporate events, business parties, country clubs, concerts, art galleries, fine dining & banquets, weddings, grand openings, anniversaries, private parties, open houses, and more. He was also featured in a master workshop in the nationally acclaimed Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine. Click here to read his
Robert also performs as a duo with his beautiful wife, Janet Dillon, who is a talented vocalist. Janet won Mrs. Congeniality of Oregon America Pageant 2017 when they were living in Oregon. She is also a former Miss Collier County, America’s Miss Charm, and Swamp Buggy Festival talent contest winner. They can perform many beautifully arranged songs, which are shown on their Acoustic Sunset website.
Some of Robert's dynamic and beautiful originals are shown on his
CD Recordings page. His albums include:
Songs of the 70's & 80's for Fingerstyle Guitar (2013),
Favorite Classical Guitar Instrumentals (2012),
Fingerstyle Guitar & Percussion Duo (2005),
Christmas Classics (2004), Renewed Memories (2002), and
Images From The Heart (2000). The music he performs ranges from well known classical solos to contemporary classics to innovative original instrumentals (all beautifully arranged), using concert guality guitars. Robert uses a custom-built Traugott model R cutaway (steel-string) guitar to perform his new acoustic instrumentals and a
Taylor grand auditorium (nylon-string) guitar for his classical and contemporary solos selected from his diversed repertoire. His refined classical fingerstyle technique applied to his music allows him to produce three-dimensional compositions that have won the hearts of many listeners. Robert sounds like two guitars at once!
Cocktail Hour Music consists of upbeat and lively tempo instrumentals to create an atmosphere that is fun and happy. Below are just a few sample audios:
Dining Music consists of romantic and slower tempo instrumentals to create an atmosphere that is relaxing and enjoyable. Below are just a few sample 30-second audios:
You are welcome to visit Robert's
Some videos of Robert on YouTube.com
Live Performance for Wedding Ceremony & Cocktails
Marco Island Marriott Beach & Resort Hotel
Live Performance of Moon River
Salem Convention Center
by Mason Williams
by Billy Joel
She's Got a Way
by Billy Joel
Hard To Say I'm Sorry
We Are The Champions
If you would like to have Robert perform for your event, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (541) 915-6995. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to book the musician(s). In your letter, please include the location of the venue, date and time of the event, estimated number of guests, and any other details you would like to share.
Performance fee is $350 (guitarist). This does not include traveling fee or overnight fee. An overnight fee is applied for evening gigs that are beyond 150 miles away. Traveling fee is only $0.65 per mile round-trip from Naples, Florida.
Read comments from clients of performances on our wedding page.
Robert uses concert quality guitars in his performances and recordings, along with state-of-the-art amplification equipment for delivering studio-quality sound.
Concert Quality Guitars: Taylor model 914ce Grand Auditorium cutaway-electric (steel-string) guitar (yr. 2014), a Taylor model NS74ce Grand Auditorium cutaway-electric (nylon-string) guitar (yr. 2010), and a Traugott model R cutaway "custom-built" (steel-string) guitar (yr. 2000)
Amplification Equipment: Two Fishman SA220 Solo Performance Systems (220-Watts) networked together along with a Yamaha MSR100 monitor, Roland CUBE Street EX 2-Channel (50-Watts) Battery Powered Amplifier (for beach weddings), Fishman Acoustic Matrix Active Undersaddle Pickup System, Sennheiser E945 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone, and a Shure SM58S Dynamic Vocal Microphone
Special Effects: Fishman AFX Chorus Acoustic Effects Pedal, and Fishman AFX Delay Acoustic Effects Pedal
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