Bio

RIYEN ROOTS AND KENNY DORE

Roots and Dore are American blues, soul and rock-n-roll artists from the music-rich mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. They are currently among the busiest performing acts in the southeastern US. Having played 150+ annually for the past five years. From great local shows, US Tours, successful week-long Euro-Tours to their annual New Orleans Tour. They working hard and quickly building a name for themselves, opening for national acts, playing festivals nationally and internationally and their original music is being played on dozens of radio stations, locally and around the world. Roots and Dore just released their new album The Blues and Beyond in 2016. Featuring special guest appearances by "Steady Rolling" Bob Margolin of Muddy Waters Band, along with Doc Watson's partner and multiple Grammy winner David Holt and Tony Black, the bass player for Marshall Tucker Band. The cd is doing well and getting great reviews! in 2017 by popular demand they started a band, Roots & Dore Band. A solid sounding and talented group of musicians. Always a good time had by everyone when Roots and Dore and the Roots & Dore Band are doing their thing for folks at shows. www.rootsanddore.com