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Ralston Bowles

Ralston Bowles

Americana / Folk / Singer Songwriter Grand Rapids, MI  US


  • Fri

    Oct 2

    Ludington, MI, US | 6:00pm

    Slightly Unplugged Stories & Songs, Hosted by Fremont John. Fremont will be joined onstage by some of Michigan's best known singer/songwriters, Jen Sygit, Ralston Bowles and Drew Nelson. Come and hear the 4 of them taking turns, telling their stories and playing their songs. This is the biggest show of the year at LACA and your not going to want to miss this! FOR TIX CALL 2318452787

  • Sat

    Sep 19

    Holland, MI, US | 2:15pm

    This festival begins at 11am and ends at 3pm. Come out to support the people and programs which support alcohol and substance abuse recovery.

  • Tue

    Aug 25

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 7:00pm
  • Thu

    Jul 30

    Muskegon, MI, US | 7:00pm

    920 Washington Ave, Muskegon

  • Fri

    Jul 24

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 9:00pm


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  • Noah and the Angry January (Artist)
    Noah and the Angry January
    Hi, I really like Breathe You in. Very nice song and a really pretty arrangement. You have some cool guitars!
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Papermoon" great harp and wonderful song Ralston. Enjoying your story and vocal. All the best...
  • Chapa (Artist)
    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


  • photo by Anthony Norkus
  • Detroit Opera House


Sounds Like: Ralston Bowles, Marvin Etzioni, Leonard Cohen, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan

Label: Wildflower

Bio: 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 Hotel," into distribution internat...See Full Bio

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