Sounds Like: Paul Simon, Bill Withers, Amos Lee, Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson
Bio: The charming authenticity of Ryan Tennis' sound has drawn comparisons to Paul Simon, Ben Harper, and Martin Sexton, surprising likenesses for an All-American college football player turned singer/songwriter. While his disarming lyrics and singable melodies display a rare sensitivity, the intensi...See Full Bio
: Ryan Tennis has a show on 09/25/2014 at 08:00 PM @ Clubhouse Concert - ... in Philadelphia, PA http://t.co/PXVDbz46na #concert
“Down in Argentina there is a phrase, buena onda. Ryan Tennis describes this as a feeling of good vibes, “If everyone's feeling the music together, smiling and enjoying each other on stage, then that's more important than how tight the band is (although of course we'll strive for both). “ Buena onda can also be applied to Ryan’s feeling about the City of Brotherly Love. While most artists name people who inspire their work, he desribes Philadelphia’s individual groove and the strong sense of community as one of his major influences. “I walk around my neighborhood (South Philly) and sometimes I'm just overwhelmed with love for the physical city itself - the pavement, the old broken buildings, the murals, the people - I just feel like I'm home." ....”
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