Rick is an engrossing storyteller, much in the same mold as Tom Rush, Tom Paxton, John Sebastian”

John Apice, No Depression, Jan 2018

Rick Drost just dropped his engaging and interesting folk album Turning The World, and it’s hard to stop listening to his gently, quietly appealing songs.”

Bill Copeland Music News - Aug 2017

Bios

Rick Drost, a singer/songwriter from Cambridge, MA. has been writing song since the late 60s with depth and heart: songs that repay repeated listening and convey a long love of classical music, natural wonders, poetry. His songs treat
life from a varied angles - Jilted lovers, Swans in the Public Garden, Leftover Lobsters, and meditations on meditation. Longtime inspiration came from Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen; recent influences include Vance Gilbert and David Wilcox. Rick’s debut solo CD, Turning the World, was released in June 2017, produced by Jon Shain (Durham, NC), hit 57 on the June Folk DJ charts, and continues to get airplay from Europe across America to New Zealand.  Rick has played coffeehouses and small festivals from New England, to Colorado to the Southeast.

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At South Shore Folk Music Club, 2012

At South Shore Folk Music Club, 2012

Marissa Marie Oliveira caught this one at British Beer Company  Plymouth MA 2018

Marissa Marie Oliveira caught this one at British Beer Company Plymouth MA 2018

Sandy Jones Adcock photo at Tidewater Arts Outreach concert, Norfolk VA

Sandy Jones Adcock photo at Tidewater Arts Outreach concert, Norfolk VA

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