Welcome to the bluesy world of Roots & Friends.
"Original Old School/Blues/Rock/Roots Music"
from the mountains of Asheville, NC
Riyen Roots is one of the busiest performing acoustic blues acts in the US. Having played 130+ shows in 2015, including a three week tour of Italy and Switzerland followed by his first week long tour of New Orleans. He just finished his new Roots and Dore duo cd with special guest appearances by good friends, long time Muddy Waters guitar player "Steady Rolling" Bob Margolin, and Four time Grammy Winner David Holt! Always a bluesy good time had by everyone when Roots & Friends are doing their thing...
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