Rick Droit
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Rick Droit


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"Original and Interesting"

Rick Droit is a great artist to check out. He brings plenty of originality to the party and promises of increased success. . Most of his songs and lyrics are interesting, and today that's a real accomplishment, - 'Round Magazine

"a level of mature songwriting"

Droit's current album Return of the Firehorse shows a level of mature songwriting seldom seen from today's younger artists. - 'Round Magazine

"Sara Hickman says. . ."

"Melody Driven, Thought provoking songs . . i LOVE how terrific your voice sounds! you sound strong, happy, filled with spirit and joy. your songs are so unique, so easy to listen to" - Sara Hickman quote

"It's a Fantastic Album !"

Return of the Firehorse is a Fantastic Album - Robert Floyd Cox - DJ @ WDBX 91.1

"Great Songwriting Abilities"

". .Great songwriting abilities " - Music Connection Magazine

""An Excellent Grasp of Songwriting""

"An excellent grasp of songwriting, great vocal range and guitar work make this artist one to watch" - Austin Chronicle

"That's Genius!"

" Wow, Droit..that's Genius! " - Bruce Newman - Studio Owner

"Unique and Compelling"

A Unique and Compelling combination of songs that are reminiscent of early Crosby, Stills & Nash, Santana and Syd Barrett era Pink Floyd, tempered by Droit's gentle delivery

--Chris Wissman - Carbondale Nightlife


"Droit presents an atmosphere of a more liberated era, finding a popular niche" - Michael Lee Willis - Nightlife

"A Welcome Escape"

"Reveals rare talent and love for the music. Rick's versatile ability serves up songs that come from many influences,His songs are romantic and winsome and he shares them with laid back professionalism making his performance a welcome escape from a hectic week" - Russell Cushman - The Navasota Current

"What Crystal Gayle says about Rick"

"Congratulations on your Success, Great Music" - Crystal Gayle

"Best of the Breed of Songwriters"

Summer Droit is one of the great prolific breed of Americana songwriters. His roots run deep - Texas Beat Magazine

"Christopher Yarrow sez. . ."

"Summer is one of my favorite young songwriters!" - Christopher Yarrow

"Heartfelt Solid Lyrics"

"Summer Droit's new CD 'Kerrville Moon' is a wonderfully rugged album of memorable original melodies and heartfelt solid lyrics, this is what Americana is supposed to sound like"
Michael Lancaster - The Boston Herald

"Helped Create the Americana Genre"

Rick Summer Droit was the founder of the Americana band "Indian Summer" who helped create and define the Americana music genre alongside Son Volt, Wilco, Old 97's and others - Dirty Linen, Boston Globe, etc


Gypsy Love ( 1997 )
Laughing like A Banshee ( 2001 )
Kerrville Moon ( 2007 )
Return of the Firehorse (2013)

Other Artists Albums Rick appears as a guest on:

Danny Dolinger/Rome Wasn't Burnt In A Day ( 1996)



Rick grew up traveling from a young age, from the old red barns and fishing holes along the Mississippi River basin near Southern Illinois to the red dirt and Pineywoods of East Texas

Currently with the release of his third studio album; RETURN OF THE FIREHORSE, Rick has moved into a new phase. .a combination of Roots Rock and Americana , with 14 original songs that were handcrafted by this master songwriter.

Rick Droit's new album "Return of the Firehorse"
features special guests: such as former VH1 Host and Texas State Songwriter SARA HICKMAN,
WARREN HOOD (Best String Musician of 2011 AMA),
MARK HALLMAN (of Dan Fogelberg, Carole King bands), CHRISTOPHER YARROW (son of Peter from Peter, Paul & Mary) and more

Rick is a compelling and creative artist. In addition to his songwriting and performing, He is an accomplished graphic artist and often designs his own tour posters,

His 2013 Tour Poster was designed by legendary poster artist Bob Masse who has designed posters for the Doors, Grateful Dead, John Prine, Stevie Nicks, U2, Santana, Led Zeppelin and others.

Rockin Good Music. . Acoustic Intimacy and Full Band Groove. . .Great Music. . . Spicy, Never Bland, and still goes good with Cilantro. :o)