Gary Ruley and Mule Train are an acoustic ensemble headed by veteran flat picking guitarist/vocalist Gary Ruley. Mule Train
includes a vast network of talented musicians who support and share Gary's drive to present the powerful acoustic sounds of Bluegrass, New Grass, and Jazz.
Ruley, a Lexington native, has shared the stage with Bluegrass legends Mac Wiseman, Bobby Lester (Hall of Famer), Vassar
Clements, Tony Rice, and two-time grammy winner Curtis Burch. Most recently Ruley has performed shows with recording artist and champion
flat picker Larry Keel and the Larry Keel Experience.
Gary has released 5 CDs, "Pickin Tradition", "Live at the Troubadour Vol 1", "Live at the Troubadour Vol.2", "Gary Ruley & Muletrain" and "The Southern Inn & Out". Gary also performs on Larry Keel's "Miles and Miles", Larry Keel's "Journeys", as well as "Walkers Run". Musicians of Mule Train
include Anne Marie Simpson Calhoun (fiddle/vocals), Mary Simpson (fiddle/vocals), Brennan Gilmore (mandolin/vocals), Will Lee (banjo/vocals), David
Knicely (bass), Larry Keel (guitar/mandolin/vocals), Jenny Keel (bass/vocals), Jeremiah Ruley (banjo), Daniel Knicely (mandolin/vocals), Nate Leath (fiddle), Shannon Wheeler (fiddle), Rex McGee (fiddle/banjo) and Steve Hoke (pedal steel/fiddle).
Gary Ruley and Mule Train have been voted the winner of the 2009 Rockbridge Community Peoples Choice Award for Arts/Entertainment.
Saturday, April 7th, '18
-- Bull & Oyster Festival
Hours 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - For ticket info call 540.464.8700 Ext.7718
Virginia Horse Center, Lex, VA
Fri, Dec 29th, '17
Rocco Restaurant at Robert E. Lee Hotel, Main Street
Show starts at 8 p.m.
Everybody Welcome - For info call 540.464.1095
Friday, Nov 24th, '17
-- 19th Annual Thanksgiving Show Featuring Will Lee, Danny Knicely, Nate Leath and Special Guests.
"Kathleen Haugen Memorial Show"
Dinner starts at 6 p.m. & Show starts at 8 p.m.
Everyone Welcome- For info call 540.463.4141
Lexington Golf and Country Club, Lex, VA
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