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"Singer-songwriters Victor V. Gurbo and Phil Robinson make their Carnegie Hall Debut performing the first double-bill concert in their eleven-year collaboration. With their respective players, Robinson and Gurbo perform renditions of their original music...Playing folk, blues, and rock-influenced songs that straddle the line between timeless and modern, the pair have entertained crowds at some of NYC's most prestigious venues."

- Carnegie Hall

"Roots revivalist Victor V. Gurbo and his four-piece backing band create original folk ballads infused with an Americana spirit...voted the Brooklyn Borough Champion at WNYC & WQXR's Battle of the Boroughs, Gurbo & Co. pay homage to the canon of American song and poetry with a raw, bluesy, foot-stomping sound that’s both classic and contemporary."

- Brooklyn Academy of Music

“…I liked that it wasn't just a nostalgia trip.  There was the sound of old New York there, but there was also the sound of modern New York.  And it wasn't just because you were playing electric...There was kind of an edge; a snarling punk edge to this music - and at the same time it was really evoking sounds we probably heard in New York City from the late 20s early 30s.  And really the way you pulled that off and made it.”

-  John Schaefer (Host of NPR's Soundcheck)