9th Hour


"A message of Hope wrapped in an Acoustic Rock package" characterizes the sound and purpose of 9th Hour. This Smithville, MO based Adult Contemporary Rock group has been performing throughout the Midwest since 2004.

9th Hour has been recognized as a front runner in the Kansas City Christian music scene having received awards at the KC Christian Music Awards for "Contemporary Group of the Year" (2006-2007), Acoustic Rock Group of the Year (2007), Group of the Year (2008). At the 9th Annual KCCM Awards (2009), 9th Hour was honored to be named "Rock Group of the Year", "Worship Group of the Year", "Best Live Performance" (2009, 2013, 2015) and received honors of "Album of the Year" with their full length CD release of "Perfect Timing". (2012) Group of the Year.

9th Hour released their sophomore project called "Cover Me" in 2010 and is gearing up to release some new music in 2012.

With dynamic vocal harmonies and a solid guitar driven sound, 9th Hour delivers a positive and faith-based message through thought provoking lyrics and inspired songwriting. Motivated by a blended style of musical influences rooted in Classic Rock, Pop, Country, Blues and Jazz, most mainstream musical tastes will find a strong connection with 9th Hour's sound. "This is not your Granny's Gospel Band!"

Screen name:
Member since:
Sep 22 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
63 years


Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Third Day

Members Of Band

Email - 9thhour kc [dot] rr [dot] com

David Lin - lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Ron Richards - Lead guitar
Josh Ryan - Bass (but also drums & guitar)
Blake Tenkhoff - drums
Mike Ryan - Rhythm guitar, vocals, & keys (but also drums & bass)



Past Events

Free admission Christian music and camping festival - Smith's Fork Park, Smithville Lake - 1601 DD Hwy, Smithville, MO 64089 Friday-Sunday September 18-20, 2015

Official website: http//nehemiahfest.com

50 bands, 4 stages, camping, vendors, Nehemiah "Fling" Disc Golf Tournament, Knockerball, Petting Zoo, Kid's area, Food.

Friday night 9/18 @ 9:45 PM - Christian recording artist and producer - John Elefante, former lead singer for the classic rock band "Kansas"!