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I am working toward becoming a regular folk festival player. Have been going to the northeast regional folk Alliance and the people's music network conferences the last couple of years. I have many songs which are not being heard and now hope to find some like minded musicians that might want to put together an outfit and target the folk festivals and songwriter showcases.
- Screen name:
- Ryc Ward
- Member since:
- Feb 16 2019
- Active within 1 week
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
James Taylor, Arlo Guthrie, Steve Winwood, Jackson Browne, Allman Brothers, Little Feet, Dr. John, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Johnny Winter, Einstein, Chris Tomlin, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Brad Paisley, let's face it everything from pop, rock, Old Time Rock and Roll, Country and Blues, bluegrass, gospel bluegrass, contemporary praise and worship, hymns, and that's not to mention Irish music, an old-time music and Americana.
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Vocalist - Baritone:
- Lead Guitar:
- Background Singer:
I have a Martin guitar, a Martin Backpacker, anl Ibanez acoustic guitar, as well as a Fender bass, and a Yamaha Keyboard. I also have good time banjo and a Mountain Dulcimer.
I have two pa systems; a small and medium-sized. I also have the ability to record.
Charlie Brown Blues
Charlie Brown Blues Track number: 6 Year: 2016 Album: New Folk 'N Blues Genre: Blues
Here's a tune I wrote just for fun, about 2 1/4 years ago, before the election. There was a semi retired army Sergeant living next door, and he was getting on everybody's nerves and in their face and I wrote this song by way of protest, and a way of saying: "Hold on a second now there, buddy! There might be more to life than you can get out of a can of spinach!"
Still Water Track number: 5 Year: 2016 Album: New Folk 'N Blues Genre: Folk
I wrote this song with Wanda Fischer's Hudson River Sampler in mind, to the Saturday night folk radio show, and the Folk Festival scene in the Northeast. That's me playing and singing everything on there.
The Republican Blues
The Republican Blues Track number: 12 Year: 2018 Album: New Folk 'N Blues Genre: Americana
This is another one of those tunes that said: "You HAVE to write me!" I had gotten one lesson from Rory Block on how to play the slide guitar, and I was busy with other things, but as soon as this idea appeared? I couldn't help it! It was way too much fun not to write. This is part of the new group of tunes I'm hoping to play at Folk Festivals. It's got to sing along to it, and it goes like this: