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), Rooster Ruley (banjo), Daniel Knicely (mandolin/vocals), Chris Sexton (fiddle/vocals) and Odessa Jorgenson (fiddle/vocals).
Gary Ruley and Mule Train have been voted the winner of the 2009 Rockbridge Community Peoples Choice Award for Arts/Entertainment.
|Friday, June 8th, '12
||Fridays Alive, Lex, VA (Open to Public, Starts 6 p.m.)|
|Saturday, September 1st, '12
||Lime Kiln Theater in Lex, VA (Open to Public)
|Saturday, September 22nd, '12
||Private Show in Lexington, VA||Sunday, October 14th, '12
||Private Show in Lexington, VA||Saturday, November 17th, '12
||Halftime Show VMI vs. Liberty, Lex, VA|
|Friday, November 23rd, '12
||Lexington Country Club, Lex, VA (Open to Public)|
|Friday, December 21st, '12
||At the Southern Inn in Lex, VA
||Starts 8:15p.m. ($10 Cover Charge)
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