The 2019, 19th Annual American Music Awards has officially nominated the Ripcords for two categories:

Best Blues Recording and Best Music Video Recording! 

The Ripcords have performed across the Northeast to crowds in New York City, Boston and throughout their home area of Central New York. Some of the many stages they've graced include the New York State Blues Festival, Taste of Syracuse, Central New York Jazz Fest, the Inner Harbor Block Party, Performance Harley Davidson of Syracuse, Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOfest and the Ganondagan Native American Festival.  Outside of New York, The Ripcords have played Saratoga Race Track, Brockton Blues Festival in Massachusetts and EarthDance in Napa Valley, California. The band and its members have opened for and played on bills with such noted musicians as Santana, Steve Miller, Blues Traveler, Ry Cooder, Rick Derringer, Phish, John Lee Hooker, Edgar Winter, Lon Russell, Kim Simmonds, Terrance Simien, Gene Taylor, Bill Kirchen, and Chip Taylor over the years.

REX LYONS

GUITAR AND VOCALS

Rex Lyons is the respected guitar player, vocalist and band leader of The Fabulous Ripcords. Recently inducted into the Blues Archive Hall of Fame, he sits in regularly with Los Blancos, Pete McMahon, and other local luminaries around CNY.  Rex’s style is equal parts country, blues, rockabilly, and swing. Rex is best known for his work with Whiteboy and the Wagonburners, which rose to local and national acclaim. Rex has also played with The Roustabouts. 

THE RIPCORDS

Rex Lyons - Guitar and Vocals

Irv Lyons Jr. - Guitar and Vocals

Jay Gould - Bass and Backing Vocals

Steve Palumbo - Drums and Percussion

Tom Witkowski - Keyboards and Vocals 

THE BONEYARD HORNS

Jeff Stockham - Trumpet

Nick Fields - Trumpet

Dunham Hall - Tenor Saxophone

Rick Huyge - Tenor Saxophone

Tom Witkowski - Trombone 

Bill Palange - Trombone

THE RIPCORDS OFFICIAL VIDEOS

Performed Live from SubCat Studios

Publicity photos for press use and event promotions can be downloaded here and may only be used with permission from The Ripcords.

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DISCOGRAPHY

LIVE AT SUBCAT STUDIOS
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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Record Label

SubCat Records

+1 315.478.0684

info@subcat.net

Artist Manager

Artist Event Management

John Pettigrass

+1 315.412.2922

johnjpettigrass@windstream.net

Press Kit Manager

OPK Solutions

Lance Ziegler

+1 941.243.0414

lanceziegler@opksolutions.com

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