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Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers

Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers

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

Discography

  • 2113f8d7a2b8209b2e0cccf3e2559105745b3adc
    Rockabilly Playground Released on May 15, 2013
  • Live from austin tx cover
    Live From Austin Texas Released on Sep 18, 2010
  • Miles from home digital booklet
    Miles From Home Released on Jun 24, 2008
  • Rdsh pointing 300dpi 8x10 rgb
    North of Bakersfield Released on May 13, 2006

Videos

Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers at VLV 15

Shows

  • 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!

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  • 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!!

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  • 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 ;-)

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • William T & The Black 50's (Artist)
    William T & The Bla...
    Great Sound!
  • Geordie Jerry Lee (Artist)
    Geordie Jerry Lee
    Keep it Rockin'
  • The Kopy Katz (Artist)
    The Kopy Katz
    You guys have a great sound. The Kopy Katz approve.
  • MykoMan (Artist)
    MykoMan
    "Shameful Breaker" Sounds Great!! Enjoying my listen here. Stop by my page when you can, let me know what you think. Your support is greatly appreciated!! ~Mykoman
  • Suzie (Artist)
    Suzie
    Great sound Keep Rockin'
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist)
    Steve Zuwala
    stopping thru for another listen to your awesome sound.... showing some LUVt....

Photos

  • Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers (RJB Photo)
  • Ruby Dee and The Snakehandlers (RJB Photo)
  • Ruby Dee and The Snakehandlers (Photo by RJB)

Members

jorgeharada

Guitar

Ruby Dee

Vocals

Dylan Cavaliere

Bass

AJ Mancabelli

Drums

About

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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Status

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

Press

“...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

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Thu Jan 22 2015

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