Ralston Bowles

Rank #1 US Grand Rapids, MI Americana / Folk / Singer Songwriter

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Sounds Like: James McMurtry, Marvin Etzioni, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, Bruce Springsteen

Label: Wildflower

Bio: Singer-songwriter Ralston Bowles, Considered the Ambassador of Acoustic Music in West Michigan, Ralston signed on with Judy Collins' record label, Wildflower Records in 2007. This placed his 2004 debut release, "Carwreck Conversations and his sophomore 2008 recording project, "Rally at the Texas ... See Full Bio

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Ralston Bowles has a show on 04/03/2014 at 07:30 PM @ St. Ceci... in Grand Rapids, MI http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/271666617 #concert


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  • Wed

    Apr 23

    East Lansing, MI, US | 6:30pm

    East Lansing, MI, US
    Wed Apr 23 6:30pm


    Gurf is a member of the Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame (2004) and the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame (2005), and is the Americana Music Association Instrumentalist of the Year for 2009. Tempting as it may be, don't just judge Gurf Morlix by the company he keeps, even if it does provide a fine starting point: eminent musical artists like Lucinda Williams, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Warren Zevon, Ian McLagan, Patty Griffin, Robert Earl Keen, Michael Penn, Buddy Miller, Mary Gauthier, Tom Russell, Jim Lauderdale and Slaid Cleaves, to name but a few. Instead, listen to Last Exit to Happyland, his fifth solo album, and understand why his blue-ribbon associations as a producer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist have led Morlix to a similar level of excellence as a singer, songwriter and artist in his own right. As critic Henry Cabot Beck notes on Amazon.com, "If anybody is still looking for a candidate to replace Robbie Robertson in The Band, look no further. Morlix can write, sing, produce, and play nearly every instrument (mostly stringed) and has a bottomless (albeit muddy) range of American musical idioms from which to draw." Through more than four decades of professional music endeavors, Morlix has distinguished himself with his innate musicality, exquisite taste, keen creative instincts, and well-honed ear for not only songwriting but also the elements that bring songs to their fullest fruition.

  • Thu

    Apr 24

    Traverse City, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Traverse City, MI, US
    Thu Apr 24 8:00pm
  • Fri

    Apr 25

    Valparaiso, IN, US | 8:00pm

    Valparaiso, IN, US
    Fri Apr 25 8:00pm
  • Sat

    Apr 26

    Benton Harbor, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Benton Harbor, MI, US
    Sat Apr 26 8:00pm
  • Sun

    Apr 27

    Livonia, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Livonia, MI, US
    Sun Apr 27 8:00pm
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  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist) Chuck Brunicardi
    "Papermoon" great harp and wonderful song Ralston. Enjoying your story and vocal. All the best...
  • Chapa (Artist) Chapa
    You are amazing Ralston. Much respect.
  • Wade Braines (Artist) Wade Braines
    Great voice and song writing! I really enjoyed your music, greetings from NZ.
  • Sock Puppet Monkeys (Artist) Sock Puppet Monkeys
    Man,this is some great stuff here.You're a master of the songwritng craft. and you own this sound.As good as anybody anywhere.
  • Cemo Mus!ck (Artist) Cemo Mus!ck
    Got some fresh & cool sound here! Hats off and respect, a fantastic job! ;0) Keep it up! Sunny greets from Cheeseland! ;0) http://www.facebook.com/cemomusick
    Congratulations on your song "Wish I Knew" placing at the Great Lakes Songwriters !!! Listening to "Weep With You" today, sweet track Ralston !!!
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