The band captivates audiences with their unique, multi-genre sound that includes elements of folk, traditional country, bluegrass and chamber music. Ricky’s original songs are grounded in Southern traditions, where music is sincere and born from matters of the heart. He toured with bluegrass great Claire Lynch prior to forming the Live Roots Ensemble. The band features five-time Tennessee State Fiddle Champion on traditional fiddle tunes.
Price Range: $800 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Southern :)
What to Expect
This band of award winning musicians performs a blend of original folk/americana music and traditional fiddle tunes. All delivered with high level musicianship and great stage presence.
Ricky j Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble creates and performs music which is multi-genre and includes elements of folk, traditional country, bluegrass and even chamber music. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Ricky’s songs are grounded in the southern traditions where music is sincere and born from matters of the heart.
Their original songs often reflect a universal search for meaning by illuminating the human condition; capturing emotions that are sincere, cathartic, sad or uplifting. All done through highly articulate lyrics and musical arrangements. They also feature traditional instrumental tunes.
The current lineup formed in 2014, bringing together a group of highly acclaimed musicians. They have many notable instrumental awards, and a couple members have also been featured guest artists in orchestras. Ricky has toured with notable artists including bluegrass great Claire Lynch.
The LRE was recently featured on the "Dugger Mountain Music Hall" show, televised nationally on the Heartland Network and on Alabama Public TV.
Additional Booking Notes
Prefer minimum of 15 x 20 stage area, 12 channel PA system. Can be provided by the band wt small additional fee (of course!).
Past Booked Events
|March 27, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Huntsville Traditional Music Assn Concert Series|
Another Day Over
Ghost of Rory O'Moore
I Do It for Love
I Move On
It's All the Same
My Blue Friends
On That Train
Julia Delaney+Maid Bhind thBar
The Ballad of Katie Lynn
Wait For Me
Old Time Medley
I'm So Lonesome
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz
Weights and Measures
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