Rye River Band

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http://www.ryeriverband.com The Rye River Band are a 5-piece live and recording band from Ireland. Formed in Leixlip Co. Kildare in 1989, the band play a mix of American Country, Folk and Blues music with their own unique sound signature. The set also features original numbers composed by the band. The mix of predominantly electric guitar and fiddle provide a sound that travels across the American Roots spectrum. You will be regaled with Old time country folk ballads all the way to “high charged” Rhythm and Blues. The band played with the Rolling Stones. 
 The band have released the following recordings: The Wonderful barn CD EP in 1998. A 4 track containing 4 original songs. Music from Big Meadow CD album 2006. Recorded in Clonmore House Co. Kilkenny. 18 tracks of Americana. 
 The band released their third recording a live album "Live @ the Brazen Head Dublin" in January 2015. An album of 14 live number featuring original material. 
 In February 2016, the band recorded and released a new original charity single called "That Girl of Mine" co-written by Pat Burgess and Patsy Tracey. All the proceeds have gone to Dublin Simon Community. In summer 2017, the band released a new studio single called “Hey Anna”, again penned by Tracey and Burgess. Current Line-up: Pat Burgess: Lead vocals, Acoustic guitar, Mandolin Patsy Treacy: Lead Electric guitars Don Knox: Fiddle, Harmonica, Vocals Eugene Burns: Drums Ciarán Brougham: Bass guitar,Vocals