Emily Gilbart is an indie singer/songwriter influenced by many different genres – her work can be described as a folk-fusion of storytelling combined with acoustic guitar and filled with bluesy undertones. She was selected as a finalist in the Toronto Blues Society's Talent Search and was part of the Developing Artist Program with Folk Music Ontario in 2019 as well as a finalist in the Youth Discoveries Program at Summerfolk 43 in 2018. She was a semi-finalist in the Under 18 Category of the Canadian Songwriting Competition in 2016 and a finalist in 2017. Her first EP entitled Long Gone, a collection of 5 original songs, was released in 2018 and a follow-up single Dandelion Wine, in June of 2020 with support from FACTOR Canada. She released a new EP titled From the Road with an accompanying summer 20222 tour designed to promote local pandemic recovery with an emphasis on mental health. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier University while continuing her passion for song-writing and live performance. A believer in the healing power of music to connect diverse groups of people, she hopes to inspire others to shine and become their most authentic selves.