Lonesome River Band member leaves band
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
– Lonesome River Band mandolin player Andy Ball has left the group, the band announced Tuesday.
Ball attends school in Windsor, Canada and works in Detroit. "It has been a difficult task to balance all of this with his LRB demands for 2011 and beyond," according to a press release.
Band leader, Sammy Shelor is accepting demos for a mandolin player and tenor vocalist and someone well versed in LRB's music. Interested musicians are asked to contact Shelor through the band's website.
This past year, the Lonesome River Band added acoustic bass player Barry Reed. The band has a busy schedule of activities, recordings and tour dates for 2011 all leading up to their 30th year anniversary in 2012.
The group most recently released "Still Learning" on Rural Rhythm Records.
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