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Riley Gilbreath @ Van Zandt County Bluegrass Festival 2023

Van Zandt County Bluegrass Festival 2023, Canton, TX

Band Bio
Riley Gilbreath & Lone Star Blue are a 5-piece Bluegrass band from North, Texas. The band formed in 2021 from a collection of music loving kids, Sam Smith (mandolin), Leah Sawyer (fiddle), Cole Gore (guitar/vocals), John-Samuel May (guitar/vocals/bass) and Riley Gilbreath (banjo/guitar/vocals) who met at various bluegrass festivals and jams who just couldn't get enough JD Crowe and New South, Lonesome River Band and The Johnson Mountain Boys. Their unique brand of entertainment fuses high energy and up-tempo bluegrass with 3 part harmonies and witty stage banter that will make you want to smile and tap your feet.

Awards for the band include but are not limited to, Texas State Banjo Champion Riley Gilbreath, Texas State Guitar and Mandolin Champion – Sam Smith and National Twin Fiddle Champion and Junior World Fiddling Champion – Leah Sawyer.

Riley Gilbreath & Lone Star Blue have performed many and have had the pleasure of opening for Nashville recording artist Kylie Frey at the iconic Levitt Pavilion in Arlington, TX as well as performing at Troy’s - Texas Live, Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and The Bluegrass Heritage Festival in Farmers Branch TX.

The band recently recorded a new single “Dark and Stormy Weather” at The Cove Studios in Arlington, TX. For updates, you can follow the band on social media
Instagram – rgandlonestarblue
Facebook - @rileygilbreath #rgandlonestarblue
Website – rileygilbreath.com