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Ray Harris
(Vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar)

Born in Bowmanville, Ontario and raised in Shawville, QC, Harris is a 20-year veteran of the Ottawa scene, having played with with the Sunbleached Skulls, Lefty McRighty, George Stryker & the Bandits, Mustang Ranch, The Willies, as well as hosting dozens of songwriter circles, charity and tribute shows. His first release "East End, West End, North End, South End" collected songs written over a few years during his travels locally as well as several trips to Nashville and Georgia. The album received regular airplay on local stations CHUO, CKCU and CHIP-FM. His second album "Poorly Kept Secrets" was released in 2013 and his third will be released in 2016.

Harris played the annual Gram Parsons Tribute in Waycross, GA four years in a row and also played Parsons tributes in Nashville, TN, and Toronto, Canada. He played the 2011 Ottawa Opry and hosted the monthly songwriter circle (with his son-in-law Lefty McRighty) at the Elmdale Tavern.

Ray currently hosts the Friday Night Truck Stop program on CKCU FM in Ottawa with co-host Lefty McRighty.


The band:

Stephen K. Donnelly (Electric guitar, harmony vox) More Info
Jason Anderson (Mandolin, harmony vox) More Info
Brent Fraser Weatherall (Upright bass, harmony vox) More Info
Danny Artuso (Pedal Steel) More Info
Mary Gellner (Drums) More Info

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