Kick off 2017 with Bluegrass in Reinholds

Remington Ryde

Farm Country Shindig will present Remington Ryde on Saturday, Jan. 7, for an evening of Bluegrass Music at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along with Chester Johnson & The Foggy Mountain Grass.

Remington Ryde is one of the hottest national bands in bluegrass. They formed as a bluegrass band in 2002 with the sole purpose of promoting bluegrass music throughout the state. They have grown in popularity and also host the annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival every July. They are one of the busiest bands in bluegrass music playing all over the country, from the east to the west coasts and are loved by bluegrass fans.

Remington Ryde’s members are Ryan Frankhouser on lead vocals and guitar. Ryan has written some of the songs including “The Bible Grandma Gave Me”, “One More Day” and “Grandpa Was My Guide”. Ryan started the Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival and has turned it into one of the biggest festivals in the Northeast.

Richard Egolf is a super talented musician having played over 40 +years with various bands in the Tri State area. He is a rock solid uprite bass player, sings harmony and does some lead vocals.

Billy Lee Cox , National Banjo Champion, has worked with Charlie Moore, Mac Wiseman and The Country Gentlemen.

Warren Blair is on the fiddle and does baritone vocals. Warren started playing at age 16 and has played with bands including Del McCoury & The Dixie Pals and Bluegrass Cardinals. He also did many jobs with Faron Young, Jack Greene, Jeannie Seely, George Jones and other artists. In 2014, he was inducted into the Maryland Entertainers Hall of Fame.

They all thank God for giving them the talent to do what they do. Remington Ryde’s strong vocals, powerful instrumentation and energetic stage presence along with their down to earth personalities keep people coming back again and again.

There are requested donation amounts per person ($15) with a lower cost ($10) for teens age 13 to 17. Children under 12 are admitted free. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music begins at 6 p.m. Food will be available by the fire company. For more information, call 610-573-0797. Reinholds Fire Company is located along Route 897 at 138 Main St., Reinholds, Pa. 17569.

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