About me.

When I'm not writing songs and playing music, I love to eat healthy foods, practice yoga, and run very long distances.  I believe that nourishing and connecting the mind, body, and spirit is key to allowing optimal musical expression to occur.

After completing two demo albums, Cold Coffee and Catharsis, I am now in my barn studio working on my first full-length album.  My newest material is an eclectic fusion of folk, blues, hip hop, and even the kitchen sink as well. 

I recently began a new chapter in my life with my 100 gold star journey.  I decided to play 100 open mics and give myself a gold star for each one.  These stars will go on my guitar as a reminder to self of the journey before and ahead.  I had always wanted to start playing open mics on a regular basis as the obvious starting point on my journey to share my music with the world.  But procrastination is an insidious malady whose primary symptom is lack of self-realization.  After spending 20 years of not doing open mics, I finally decided now is the time to start doing open mics.    

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Hi, my name is Ryan Bobbett.  I was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.  I began my musical journey at an early age, teaching myself to play guitar and piano, and eventually learning to sing through many a voice lesson, choir class, and musical.  Almost immediately upon learning to play music, I began writing songs as an attempt to discover my truth.

Fast forward to high school, and I took my first theatre class which led to the life of an actor.  I fell in love with the stage and ended up performing in everything I could including plays, choir performances, and Broadway musicals.

After graduating from Durango High School, I got my feet wet playing in various bands and performing in a few theatre shows.  I soon moved to Reno where I got my degree in music from UNR, and then came back to my hometown to complete my master's degree in music.  I even taught choir in the school district for a few years.  But things were just not quite working out for me.  I never truly felt quite fulfilled from within.  I then decided to commit my life to my first calling and deepest passion: songwriting and performing.