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Richard Guilbault

2020 RIBA Hall of Fame inductee

Richard Guilbault started his bluegrass journey when he learned to play the five-string banjo at the age of 10 years. Now, at 70 years he is still involved with the music and the community he loves.

Richard has used his musical training to play in many different bands over the years and has promoted both bluegrass and country music in a variety of venues.

He is married to Lucille (Lapierre) and they have two wonderful children Rebecca, 43 and Ryan, 41.  Both Richard and Lu are currently serving on the board of the Rhode Island Bluegrass Alliance and volunteering whenever and wherever needed.