Dry Branch Fire Squad has been making music since 1976 and is still going strong in 2011. Led by Ron Thomason, a former member of Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Mountain Boys, the band plays old-time bluegrass tunes and are known for their energy and humor on-stage. They’ll play a two night engagement at Canal Street Tavern joined by local opening acts each night.
On Saturday January 15th, the opening act will be fiddle and guitar duo Rick and Hillary Wagner. Dayton bluegrass act, Sawgrass will open the performance on Sunday, January 16th. Tickets for each show are $12 a piece and are being sold in advance at Canal Street Tavern.
Here’s the Dry Branch Fire Squad performing at in Dayton back in 1993.