Remington Ryde at Fivepointville Fire Hall

By on December 18, 2013

An evening of bluegrass music will be held Jan. 4 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall, Route 897, in Fivepointville.

From central Pennsylvania comes one of the hottest regional bands in bluegrass – Remington Ryde. Remington Ryde was formed as a bluegrass band in 2002 with the sole purpose of promoting bluegrass music throughout the state. They have grown in popularity and host the annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival. They are one of the busiest regional bands in bluegrass music. They play well more than 100 programs a year all over the country, from the east to the west coasts and are loved by festival goers and bluegrass fans.

Remington Ryde’s members are Ryan Frankhouser on lead vocals and guitar, Richard Egolf playing uprite bass, Rich Kratzer plying mandolin and Billy Lee Cox, a national banjo champion who has worked with Charlie Moore, Mac Wiseman and also The Country Gentlemen.

Appearing with Remington Ryde will be Chester Johnson & The Foggy Mountain Grass, along with Scott Eager. There are requested donation amounts per person ($15) and per couple ($25), with a lower cost ($10) for teens age 13 to 17 and children 12 and under are admitted free.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music begins at 6 p.m. Food will be available by the Fivepointville Fire Company. For more information, call 573-0797.

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