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Ryan Shupe brings his very elastic (and very fun) RubberBand to Williamsburg


Ryan Shupe looks at the recent success of bands like Mumford and Sons and Avett Brothers, and he poses a quasi-metaphysical question: What is it that makes someone a pioneer? Is it the simple...

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Hometown favorites Ryan Shupe and RubberBand bounce back to Kenley

Ogden-born fiddle wizard and singer/songwriter Ryan Shupe is returning to the Kenley Centennial Amphitheater with his longtime group, the RubberBand. Playing as part of the Summer Nights With the Stars series on Saturday, Aug. 11, Shupe is no stranger to that Layton stage.

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RubberBand Defies Boundaries

You can do many things to and with Ryan Shupe's music -- groove to it, sing along with it, even just smile at it.

The one thing you cannot do is pigeonhole it.

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Deseret News Review of Brand New Shoes

Bouncing back and forth: RubberBand invents its own musical style.  Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand had to invent their own genre in order to play the kind of music they want: PostHeeHawFunkadelicHipHop-NewGrass....

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Brand New Shoes Review by Country Weekly

Ryan Shupe and his happily quirky band return with more of their sunny acoustic-based music, nestled somewhere between newgrass and hipster folk music...

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Brand New Shoes Review by the Black Rose Acoustic Society

Utah-based Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband has gained a popular fan base in Colorado from their frequent appearances in Telluride, Pueblo, Grand Junction, and Denver....

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That Nashville Sound CD Review

Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband will be unveiling a brand new album later this week- with an official launch date of May 27...

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9513 Country Music Review

Comprised of Shupe (fiddle, guitar, ukulele, lead vocals), Roger Archibald (guitar, vocals), Ryan Tilby (bass guitar, vocals), Craig Miner (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar, vocals), and Bart Olson (drums), the band’s music has been described as “a breathtaking blast of manic musical virtuosity.” It certainly is an eclectic mix of several acoustic musical genres, leaning heaviest on country and bluegrass...

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Matt Bjorke says "'Dream Big' is a wonderful album that announces the arrival of country's next great band."

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Country Standard Time CD Review

"Acoustic-based country seemed to be a lost art on the radio until Ryan Shupe and his RubberBand came along with the soft-spoken "Dream Big"...

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FAME review

Early review after album release, written by David Schultz.

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Opening for Trisha Yearwood Review

Trisha Yearwood performed two nights at the Las Vegas Hilton. I attended the first show on Friday, September 30th. Opening the show was Capitol Nashville's new group, Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand...

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Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand's album Dream Big gets a stellar review on

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Dream Big Review by Record Riot

Cheerful, gimmicky, lightweight and likeable pop-country material that is destined to be quite popular....

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Billboard Magazine

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Dream Big Review by Music Row Magazine

From the coilspring leap of “Banjo Boy” we suspect that this Salt Lake City quintet will not be taking us on a journey to the dark side...

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LeAnn Rimes plays second fiddle to Ryan Shupe performance

LeAnn Rimes plays second fiddle to Ryan Shupe


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CMA Fest

Check out the review of the band's CMA fest performance at

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Americana Roots Review

RS&RB get a rave review- before the full CD comes out, and after...

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