The St. Louis bluegrass band - The Gateway Ramblers are an Acoustic/Bluegrass Trio made of musicians in and around the St. Louis, Missouri and the Metro-east area of Illinois. The instrumentation is very unique and consists of Dobro (Slide Guitar), Acoustic Guitar, and Upright Bass. They offer a classy, eclectic acoustic set list ranging from Bluegrass to Blues to Jazz and Western Swing. Their sound is perfect for dinner sets or events where you are not wanting a traditional "loud or raucous" bluegrass band, but something more relaxing and refined of which is perfect for an Acoustic Trio.
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What to Expect
With The Gateway Ramblers you can expect to work with 3 professional, easy going musicians. We are mellow trio that is perfect as background music at a cocktail party where you are looking for a mix of Bluegrass, Blues, Jazz, and Folk. We have a great sound system that's perfect for small to medium sized gigs. It's not too loud, but just right for the occasion.
The Gateway Ramblers are an Acoustic/Bluegrass Trio located in St. Louis, Missouri that offer a classy, eclectic acoustic set list ranging from Bluegrass to Blues to Jazz and Western Swing. Their sound is perfect for dinner sets or events where you are not wanting a traditional "loud or raucous" bluegrass band, but something more relaxing and refined of which is perfect for an Acoustic Trio.
Made up of three of St. Louis' finest acoustic musicians. The Gateway Ramblers are one of St. Louis' Premier Acoustic/Bluegrass Trios
The Gateway Ramblers are:
* Troy Brenningmeyer on dobro & harmony vocals
* Will Miskall on vocals, standup bass & electric bass
* Ben Smith on vocals & acoustic guitar
The out of the ordinary instrumentation, ultra-tight 3-Part Vocal Harmonies, and an eclectic set list are all part of what gives them their unique, signature sound. Their set list is made up of a wide variety of Acoustic & Bluegrass music and covers such artists as The Seldom Scene, Hot Rize, Jerry Douglas, Hank Williams, Andy Hall, Rob Ickes, Bob Wills, & Miles Davis and more! As well as popular acoustic bluegrass covers, they are constantly building up a collection of captivating original compositions as well.
|Troy Brenningmeyer||Dobro & Vocals|
|Will Miskall||Bass & Vocals|
|Ben Smith||Guitar & Vocals|