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Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers

Rank #1 US Austin, TX Rockabilly / Roots / Ameri...


  • jorgeharada Guitar
  • Ruby Dee Vocals
  • Dylan Cavaliere Bass
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Sounds Like: Wanda Jackson, Stray Cats, Janice Martin, Rosie Flores, ELVIS PRESLEY

Label: lee@dionysusrecords.com, Dionysus

Manager: info@rubydeemusic.com

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

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Getting ready to rock it into the new year at the Driskill in style! Make sure you make plans and we'll see you there!


“...a hard blend of rockabilly sass and supercharged Buck Owens style twang and treble...”
— Dusted Magazine
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  • Rockabilly Playground Released on May 15, 2013
  • Live From Austin Texas Released on Sep 18, 2010
  • Miles From Home Released on Jun 24, 2008
  • North of Bakersfield Released on May 13, 2006


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  • Sat

    Dec 27

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Sat Dec 27 8:00pm


    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers in celebration of the end of 2014 and preparation for whatever's around the corner in 2015 at our favorite South Austin watering hole- The Moontower Saloon! ;-) As always, the band will rock it all night long under the starry oaks for your dancin' listenin' toe-tappin' pleasure. See you there!

  • Sun

    Dec 28

    Austin, TX, US | 4:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Sun Dec 28 4:00pm


    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers at "Will Play For Food" - a benefit for Capital City Food Bank from 4pm to 11pm at the Rattle Inn- WE ALL CAN HELP!! Please bring $10 or more of non-perishable food items, gently used sweaters, coats blankets , and gloves, and then hang out and rock out with the following performers: KEVIN LANCE ROB HALVERSON KRIS BROWN NATALIE ZOE GEORGE ENSLE COLIN GILMORE FREDDIE "STEADY"KRC BRIAN MOLNAR CASPER RAWLS JORGE CASTILLO GURF MORLIX MIKE BARFIELD 10pm RUBY DEE & THE SNAKEHANDLERS

  • Wed

    Dec 31

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Wed Dec 31 8:00pm


    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers at the Driskill Hotel to help swing in the new year in swanky style!! Ruby and the gents- including special guest AJ Mancabelli on drums- will be playing from 9:30 pm until the wee hours of the morning, so make sure you make plans and join the rockin' fun!

  • Fri

    Jan 2

    Austin, TX, US | 6:30pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:30pm


    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers for a family friendly date night in the new year at Central Market's Westgate Cafe from 6:30-9pm Friday January 2nd- bring the kids and we'll wear 'em out so you can have quiet time later ;-) See you there!

  • Sat

    Jan 10

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:00pm


    Join Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers, the White Ghost Shivers and Poi Pounders for an eclectic evening of git yer groove on western swing, surf and rockabilly all night long! And Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers will have a special surprise guest on upright bass, so watch out friends! 9pm Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers 10:30pm Poi Pounders 12am White Ghost Shivers See you there, if you know what's good for you!

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  • 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....
  • Overnight Collides (Artist) Overnight Collides
    Great tune's...Very Enjoyable! If you get a chance would you listen to a tune & fan us back. it would be greatly appreciated. All the best from Overnight Collides
  • Malte and Bengt-Åke (Fan) Malte and Bengt-Åke
    Really good sound there!!! Keep the good work up!
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Q: You have now risen to the toppermost of the poppermost- congrats!
A: Thank you, Chuck! Always good to hear from you - bring the Hillbilly Hellcats out to Texas and let's rock man rock!

Asked by Chuck Hughes Composer/Producer. Answered on Thu Feb 13 2014

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