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The Doo-Wah Riders / Bio

There is no one else like the Doo-Wah Riders. For over 30 years they have been riding their own patch of the musical range throughout the west. They possess the rare combination of many years of experience and youthful energy, fired by a love for what they do. The Doo-Wahs are country, with a unique, original sound. They define their sound as "high energy country with a cajun twist". Their tight musicianship and powerful arrangements of classic and original songs have made them favorites everywhere they go.
The Doo-Wah Riders have appeared in concert with: Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alabama, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Brooks and Dunn, Chris LeDoux, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, The Judds, Tracy Lawrence, Brad Paisley, Lone Star, Clint Black, Asleep at the Wheel, Jodee Messina, Randy Travis, The Oak Ridge Boys, Richochet, Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Leann Rimes, Mark Wills, John Denver, Ricky Van Shelton, K. D. Lang, Mark Chestnutt, Jo-El Sonnier, The Statler Bros. , Jerry Jeff Walker, and Joan Jett. In addition to being artists in their own right, the Doo-Wah Riders have served as a back-up band for: Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Glen Campbell, Deanna Carter, Bryan White, George Jones/Chalee Tennison, Billy Ray Cyrus, Neal McCoy, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Mark Wills, Chad Brock, Clay Walker, Rick Trevino, Moe Bandy, Aaron Tippin, Doug Supernaw, The Kinleys, Shelby Lynn, and country legends Leroy Van Dyke, and Stonewall Jackson.
The Doo-Wah Riders recorded with Byron Berline on his Grammy nominated CD, "Fiddle and a Song". The band appeared in the movie "Basic Instinct", starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. They were featured doing one of their own songs, "Glowing in the Ashes". They appeared on TNN's "Prime Time Country" and on the prime time television Dick Clark Production "Will You Marry Me?"

General Info

Band Members
Kenny Lee Benson (Keyboards, Accordion), Lindy Rasmusson (Guitar), Keith Niehenke (Fiddle, Guitar), Jon Shelley (Drums), Paul Loranger (Bass)
Artist Name
The Doo-Wah Riders
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/thedoowahriders
Active Since
01/78
Genres
Country / Americana / Roots

Contact Info

Location
Valley Village, CA
Manager
Ken Liebenson

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