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Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers

Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers

Rockabilly / Roots / Americana Austin, TX  US
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Who is she?
Hero Squad
Hero Squad
Shameful Breaker
Shameful Breaker
Since You Went Away
Since You Went Away
Childish Memories
Childish Memories


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Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers at VLV 15


  • Sat

    May 9

    New Braunfels, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Come on down to Riley's Tavern for a taste of real down home Texas history (oldest bar post-prohibition in Texas), some danged good roots rockabilly swing, and a great time to be had by all!! Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers will be performing hijinx for ya all night long from 9pm to 12am, see ya there!

  • Sun

    May 10

    Austin, TX, US | 4:00pm

    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers and The Bluebonnets for the Bullock Museum's Mother's Day Planet K Concert Series: right on the steps of the Bullock with plenty of room to dance, picnic, & then just set back and enjoy the music! The Bullock Museum suggests you bring lawn chairs, a picnic dinner, and the whole family for a perfect Sunday evening of dancing and dining fun! Corinna Kalish in the rotunda 4pm-4:45pm Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers​ play 5pm-6pm Bluebonnets play 6pm-7pm We look forward to seeing you there!!

  • Mon

    May 11

    San Antonio, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers & the San Antonio Swing Society for a hopped up evening of dance dance dance and then some! At Sam's Burger Joint: dance lessons from 7:15-8:15, live music from 8:30-10:30! And Ruby's breaking out all sorts of mischief, so see you there ;-)

  • Sat

    May 16

    Austin, TX, US | 4:00pm

    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers at the Moontower Saloon's 3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff for a tasty day of rockin' BBQ and hot tunes! In fact, you can even enter the contest by going to Moontowersaloonevents@gmail.com and submitting your team :-) Either way, we look forward to seeing your smiling faces all afternoon for a perfect Spring evening under the oaks at the Moontower Saloon 4-7pm

  • Fri

    May 22

    Austin, TX, US | 9:00pm

    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers and Two Tons of Steel at the Continental Club for a throwdown showdown rockin' night of music and fun!! 10pm Two Tons of Steel 12am Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers​ To keep you dancin' ALL night long!!



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Ruby Dee


Dylan Cavaliere


AJ Mancabelli



Sounds Like: Wanda Jackson, Stray Cats, Janice Martin, Rosie Flores, ELVIS PRESLEY

Label: lee@dionysusrecords.com, Dionysus

Manager: info@rubydeemusic.com

Bio: The fourteen-year-old four-piece combo — led by vocalist/songwriter Ruby Dee and guitarist Jorge Harada, and supported by Dylan Cavaliere on doghouse bass and AJ Mancabelli on drums, with frequent guest artists onstage and in the studio — plays an Americana that encompasses Northwest alt-country,...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers has a show on 04/24/2015 at 06:00 PM @ Ginny's... in Austin, TX http://t.co/fSjPj600oP #concert


“...a hard blend of rockabilly sass and supercharged Buck Owens style twang and treble...”

— Dusted Magazine

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Q: This is the first I'm hearing about Ruby's accident; can you relate the tale to me now? Also, will I ever get you kids to come play in Atlanta/Memphis, my haunts these days? Best of all wishes, Paul

A: Hey Paul! I was in a bad car accident 7 years ago that left me with a moderately severe brain trauma. For the first few years, I really struggled- I couldn't write, or even finish sentences when speaking. So you can imagine how hard it was for me on stage! That's when I started keeping lyric sheets in front of me so I didn't forget the songs as I was singing them... I then started writing daily, and playing lots of word games to work my cognitive abilities back into shape. It took some time, but all the hard work shows. I can now write songs again, and hold full conversations :-) When I'm tired, I tend to forget words still. And cross-cognitive function things like typing really take a lot of effort, but I keep at it, and am very excited about the new songs I've been writing, as well as the fact that I can :-) We would love to come out and play for you! What's a good festival or event that we could play at out your way? Looking forward to seeing you down the road, RD

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