B i o g r a p h y
Sybil Grace is an American musician on the autism spectrum hailing from rural Eastern Washington State. Sybil's original music is heavily influenced by her unique perspective, rural American upbringing, and love of storytelling.
Growing up, Sybil was exposed to various musical styles, from radio-pop, classical, gospel, classic rock, country, progressive rock, and folk music. She began playing guitar at a young age, and quickly developed a passion for music that would shape the rest of her life.
In her formative years, Sybil was equally fascinated with traditional guitar heroes like Chet Atkins, Jimi Hendrix, Glen Campbell, Mark Knopfler, Al Di Meola, Brian Setzer, and Larry Coryell as well as technical rock/metal players like Jeff Loomis, Paul Gilbert, Luca Turilli, Lita Ford, Jason Becker, Herman Li/Sam Totman, Michael Romeo, and Marty Friedman. Her songwriting heroes include, Tom Waits, Elliott Smith, Jimmy Webb, James Taylor, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, and Paul Simon.
After honing her skills playing in local bars and clubs, Sybil began to make a name for herself in the national music scene.
In 2021, Sybil officially joined the B.C. Rich Guitars as an artist.
In 2021, Sybil officially joined Ovation Guitars as an artist.
In 2023, Sybil officially joined D'Angelico Guitars as an artist.
Her signature gothic blend of roots-rock and adult contemporary story-telling quickly wins over fans. She soon found herself performing across the country.
In 2021, Bog Street invited Sybil to demo her music live at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sybil currently resides in Chicago, Illinois, where she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in songwriting and music production.
Sybil's music is characterized by her sorrowful classic vocals, skillful guitar playing, and knack for blending together seemingly disparate musical elements into a cohesive and engaging sound. Her songs often explore themes of love, loss, and the struggles of everyday life imbued with a sense of darkness and melancholy that is uniquely her own.
March 8, 2022 for International Women's Day, Sybil was Featured by Ovation Guitars alongside Melissa Etheridge, Kaki King, Ginevra Pistolesi, Judy Bailey, and Caterina Cropelli.
The Winter 2022 (Issue 22) Guitar Girl Magazine featured Sybil in a two-page interview.
Sybil remains grounded and connected to her rural roots. She continues to draw inspiration from her country’s history, natural beauty, and rugged landscapes and she is dedicated to sharing her music with fans both old and new. Whether she's performing on stage or recording in the studio, Sybil Grace is a modern rockabilly icon who continues to push the boundaries of what it means to be an American musician in the 21st century.
2022, August 18th - Opening for Master Sword, WC Social Club, West Chicago
2022, August 5th - Summer Oven, Chicago
2022, Jul 16 - The Gallery Cabaret - Chicago, IL
2022, Jul 2 - Chicago Video Game Musical Festival, @Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL
2022, Feb 19 - Golden Dagger - Chicago, IL
2021, Jul 17 - The Great Escape - Nashville, TN
Sybil Grace Proudly Endorses:
Supro USA - Amps & Cabs
Pigtronix - Pedals
Bog Street Picks - Battle Axe Light
Tsunami Cables - Mic, Amp, and Instrument Cables
Grover Musical Products - Tuning Machines, Strap Locks, Capos
Furman - Live and Studio Power Conditioners
Gretsch Drums - Shells & Hardware
Paiste Cymbals - Drum Brass
Fishman - Fluence Modern Pickups
Gruv Gear - Fretwraps, Solo Strap, Gigblade, Kapsule
Sybil Also Uses
Peavey Guitar Amps & Cabs - 6505+
Line 6 - Helix + Powercab - Live and Studio Guitar Tones
Her instruments are provided exclusively by Red Blanket Guitars