Ruthie & the Wranglers
Award winning Roots Rock & Americana Country, clever lyrics, spritely harmonies and high energy fun. Azalea City Recordings’ Artists, Ruthie & the Wranglers, play rockin’ American roots music (also known as FUN) and are based in the Washington, DC area. After 25 years of Wrangler Twang, including recording, touring and radio airplay, the band remains a cornerstone of the DC roots music scene. From original Americana Country to rousing Surf Instrumentals, their clever lyrics, high energy and spritely hillbilly harmonies set them apart from the rest. Their albums have consistently ranked high on Americana, Folk and Roots music radio charts around the world. Their clever songwriting skills were penned by Billboard Magazine as “…nothing short of brilliant.”. A five piece band with Andy Rutherford guitars, Bill Starks piano, Greg Hardin bass and Tom Fridrich drums – showcasing their dynamic three-part harmonies and original songs.
The band has 30 WAMMIES and was named Emeritus by the Washington Area Music Association.