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Ricky j Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ricky J Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble
Genre Folk/Roots/Americana/Bluegrass
Doors 6:45
Show 8:00
Tickets $12.00




Ricky j Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble’s original music 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 often sincere and born from matters of the heart. Ricky
has toured with noted artists including bluegrass great Claire Lynch. Their original songs 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

They also feature old-time and bluegrass instrumental fiddle tunes. Some highlights:

• Featured on nationally syndicated Heartland TV network (2 airings)
• Featured on Alabama Public TV (3 airings)
• Band includes 5 time TN State Fiddle Champion
• Instrumentation includes various combinations of Guitar, Fiddle, Cello, Mandolin, Viola, Bass, Drums
and even Dance
• Notable Venues Performed or Upcoming:
o Dugger Mountain Music Hall (Piedmont, AL)
o Moonlight on the Mountain (Birmingham, AL)
o Riverbend Music Festival (Chattanooga, TN)
o Boom Days Heritage Fest (Fort Payne, AL)
o Park Theater (McMinnville, TN)
o South Jackson Civic Center (Tullahoma, TN)

“The Live Roots Ensemble brings a fresh blend of acoustic music that reflects a heritage that includes all folk styles from blues to
bluegrass, while presenting well crafted songs with bright arrangements suited well for Taylor’s tenor vocals. I love the Celtic
traditional strands that flow through the music as well.“
-Russell Gulley, Muscle Shoals Music Veteran
Kamama Music Series


August 24
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Moonlight On The Mountain
585 Shades Crest Rd
Hoover, AL 35226 United States


Ricky j Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble