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Common Ground Tickets Available!!!

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Common Ground Tickets Available!!!

Common Ground, the charity album recorded by the Region Legion and Ruddy Well, will be released at the Palace Theater on Saturday, May 6th. Tickets are now for purchase through TicketLeap – just click the button below. Be sure to grab your seats for the show and help us help Syracuse.     “One of the best ways to contribute is philanthropy, which is doing whatever you’re good at for the good of others.”     Giving back for Good – Buy Tickets Now Sell tickets online with Ticketleap   Ruddy Well & the Region Legion are putting on a CD Release party to kick-off the release of the non-for-profit charity album “Common Ground” to support Syracuse’s organization In My Father’s Kitchen. The album features 17 original Ruddy Well songs, developed, refined and recorded by friends and some of Syracuse area’s finest musicians. The night of music will be held at the Palace Theater, with doors opening at 6pm – show beginning at 7pm. Participating artists include: Colin Aberdeen, Joe Battles and the Moonshine River Band, John McConnell, Charlie Orlando, Tim Burns and Two Hour Delay, Milkweed, Nate and Kate Marshall, Tim Herron, Zoe and Alison, The Old Main, Austin McRae, Ithaca College Acapala group IC Premium Blend, and the Ruddy Well Band. IMFK’s founders John and Leigh-Ann Tumino work to build relationships with and serves Syracuse’s chronically homeless. To learn more about the organization and all they do,...

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The Post Standard & Syracuse.com share Common Ground

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The Post Standard & Syracuse.com share Common Ground

Both the Post Standard and Syracuse.com shared Janet Gramza’s article highlighting Ruddy Well’s Common Ground project – promoting not only the album, but the album release party set for May 6th at the Palace Theater in Syracuse, NY. Tickets to go on sale in the upcoming weeks. Be sure to check back and stay updated! View the online version of the article at the link below: http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/01/ruddy_well_band_common_ground_in_my_fathers_kitchen.html Recording for the album is almost complete. All participating Syracuse and regional artists have been busy at work laying down the tracks to their songs at Subcat Studios with producer Jeremy Johnston. The album is set to be fully recorded by the end of January, with mixing and mastering to occur in February and the production end of it all to drop in March. That leaves the band April to organize and package up merchandise and CDs for the project’s supporters who, last fall, helped to fund the album as part of the Kickstarter campaign. “One of the best ways to contribute is philanthropy; which is doing whatever you’re good at for the good of...

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Common Ground. The Kickstarter Campaign.

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Common Ground. The Kickstarter Campaign.

  Common Ground. The Kickstarter Campaign: The Project: We’re putting together an album featuring original songs, developed and recorded by friends and some of Syracuse area’s finest musicians. Proceeds will be donated to the non-for-profit organization “In My Father’s Kitchen” – an organization that builds relationships with and serves Syracuse’s chronically homeless. Their Under the Bridge Outreach Program provides food and basic necessities to individuals, where they live on the streets, on a consistent and compassionate basis. We’re excited to be teaming up with founders John and Leigh-Ann Tumino to support their direct street outreach and initiatives. If you have a moment to learn more about their project and what we’re supporting, please visit them at www.inmyfatherskitchen.org. How the project will unfold: We’ve got a handful of songs that have been kicking around, and we’ve got some awesome talent on board to help us develop them. Colin Aberdeen Joe Battles John McConnell Charlie Orlando Tim Burns Milkweed Nate and Kate Marshall Tim Herron Dusty Pascal Zoe and Alison  The Old Main Austin McRae Joey Arcuri and Joe from Driftwood (and more to come…) This summer, we’ll be sending out raw, rough draft recordings of the songs to each musician, giving them time to develop, rehearse and create their own creative renditions. Our goal is this fall and winter to get into the studio at Subcat Studios to begin the recording process. With your help, we hope to have the album completed by March with an album release party in the spring of 2017. The need for support: But we can’t do it without your help. That’s why we started this Kickstarter campaign, to help get the project off the ground and move it forward – with your pledges to support and donate. We’ve set a goal to help cover the cost of recording, including the production and mastering of the project. It will also help cover the physical production and ordering of the album. Pledge: We’ve got incentives! Sneak Preview of song tracks Signed Albums Posters T-Shirts Spend a day in the recording studio Just pledge. Help us help Syracuse. Music for music is good in of itself. Music for a cause is good for something...

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Pandora Launches Station for Ruddy Well Band

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Pandora Launches Station for Ruddy Well Band

Pandora, the progressively personalized internet radio, recently picked up Syracuse’s very own Ruddy Well Band. The Ruddy Well Band station features the band’s 2014 Sammy Award winning album Change of Course. Their 2015 album Building a Fire was also approved and is set to go live after finishing its time in the curation process and genome database. Pandora’s Music Genome Project allows for a unique type of internet radio that personalizes the listening experience, sending each song through the Music Genome Project database. This process has changed the art of finding new music, whereas other internet radio sites rely on genre, user connections or ratings, Pandora uses the Music Genome to cover the qualities of melody, harmony, rhythm, form, composition and lyrics in order to add more music to a station. From there, with a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down, the channel can be personalized to the user’s specific listening desires. Other great features of Pandora include being able to click directly on album art in order to purchase music, sharing a station with friends directly through a provided email link, and allowing a user to create up to 100 stations and register for RSS feeds to find out what others are listening to, what the top 20 artists are, etc. So be sure to support local music, create and thumbs-up the Ruddy Well Band, and see where the Music Genome takes...

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2016 Best Album – Folk/Singer-Songwriter Award

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2016 Best Album – Folk/Singer-Songwriter Award

March 2016 – The Ruddy Well Band received an Akademia Award for Best Album in the category of Folk/Singer-Songwriter for their recent release of “Building A Fire.” “Building A Fire” is expert, artisan Americana, the kind that requires deep instrumental skill and real compositional reach – the ten tracks here cover a wide territory of the genre’s aesthetic, always with sensitivity and a sense of fun. – Akademia Building a Fire and other Ruddy Well albums are available for purchase on both Amazon and iTunes .Thank you for your support....

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Foothills Americana Bluegrass Festival w/the Steel Drivers

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Foothills Americana Bluegrass Festival w/the Steel Drivers

Saturday, March 19th, the Ruddy Well Band will be at the City of Hills Bluegrass Americana Festival taking the stage alongside great talent including the Howlin’ Brothers, Hop City Hell Cats, Milkweed, and 2016 GRAMMY WINNERS the Steel Drivers. Joining Ruddy Well for their performance include good friends from Utica’s the Old Main – Nash Robb and Seth “Graham” Becker. The event starts at noon in the atrium of the Foothills Performing Arts Center. Saturday Tickets are required – $30.00 gets you into all the events including The SteelDrivers at 8pm in the main...

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On the Radio: WAER 88.3 and 105.9 The Rebel

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On the Radio: WAER 88.3 and 105.9 The Rebel

2.14.16 – It was a day of radio fun for the Ruddy Well Band as they made guest appearances on the WAER show Common Threads with Larry Hoyt in the afternoon, and then later that evening on the WXTL show Sound Check with radio host Dave Frisina. The day of love was spent promoting the first ever Folk Off, and Ruddy Well was joined on Sound Check with friends The Old Main in order to help kick off the event. Larry Hoyt’s show, Common Threads, airs every Sunday on 88.3 from 2pm – 6pm and features an entertaining mix of traditional folk music and selections from both legendary artists as well as local acoustically-based singer/songwriters. “Together, traditional folk and contemporary acoustic music intertwine as profoundly influential common threads in the fabric of American musical culture.” Dave Frisina’s show, Soundcheck, airs every Sunday on WXTL 105.9 featuring a special blend of handpicked music by the Syracuse Area Music Hall of Famer himself. Both Hoyt and Frisina are huge proponents of music in the local Syracuse area, and should be commended for their support for music and the arts. By making appearances at shows, helping to promote/host music performances, and playing and supporting local music on the air, Hoyt and Frisina are truly an integral piece in fostering and nourishing our music scene here in Syracuse. Here’s a taste of the Valentine’s Day radio show guest appearances of the Ruddy Well Band and The Old Main: Ruddy Well Band – “One Second Love” The Old Main – “Day...

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Folk Off at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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Folk Off at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

FOLK-OFF WITH THE RUDDY WELL BAND By the music makers, for the music lovers. Come share in Syracuse’s first Folk-Off, downtown at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. One night…three bands…featuring music from the Old Main of Utica, the North and South Dakotas of Saratoga, and Syracuse’s very own Ruddy Well Band. On Friday the 19th of February, at 7:30, the doors will open upstairs at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The show begins at 8:00pm. Tickets are available at http://ruddywellband.ticketleap.com/folkoff/ : General Admission – $15.00 for advanced tickets and $20 at the door. Support local music and Folk-Off!    ...

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Regional Showcase at the Kallet Theater – 9.19.15

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Regional Showcase at the Kallet Theater – 9.19.15

Come check out the Regional Showcase at the Kallet Theater on Saturday, September 19. Featured will be Milkweed from Binghamton, The Old Main from Utica, and the Ruddy Well Band based out of Syracuse. Doors open at 7pm – show starts at 8pm. $15 General...

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“Rabbit Run” Official Video

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“Rabbit Run” Official Video

We are so very excited to share our soon to be released album “Building a Fire”. We have worked hard on it and hope that you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it. Thanks to Matty J and Knots Lion Media Productions for his time and talent! “Rabbit Run”, the Grassroots 2014 inspired song, was conceived when a wandering camper stumbled upon our campsite out of the darkness and politely asked us, “Excuse me, please. Could you show me the way to Rabbit Run?” We then pointed him in the right direction, said our goodbyes, and recognized the moment as...

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