The Gamblers Band, from Stanfield NC, is lead by songwriter and guitarist Alan Gilbert singing his original songs. They also cover songs by The Band, Merle Haggard, Grateful Dead, Merle Travis, The Eagles, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and others. Bailey Poole on lead guitar, Caleb Cranford on drums and Van Yow is the Bassist. 

They play monthly at The Oakboro Cruise In. This is a free outdoor concert on the 4th Friday of the month from March to November. The Gamblers Band is for hire for public and private events. Email Alan Gilbert at for booking information.