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Hi everyone! Here’s a new batch of tunes for you. This new record reflects what I do during my shows, a mixture of fiddling and singing. I would like to thank all my dedicated fans who support me as an entertainer and I hope to see you all soon at a future festival. For bookings and contact info please visit my website www.ryankeplin.com or call me at (701) 477-9479 Belcourt, North Dakota native, Ryan Keplin, has established a positive demeanor as a distinctive left hand fiddle player and entertainer, astonishing his audiences where he plays. His musical interest began as a young child when he found inspiration in the music of fiddle greats like Andy Desjarlais, Reg Bouvette, and Graham Townsend. Ryan has played for various festivals, performances, fiddle contest, square dancing competitions, and step dancing competitions in Canada and the United States. His astounding show is a mixture of both fiddle music, and singing, leaving his audience wanting to hear more. His left handed fiddling and unique style attracts the attention of his listeners, which is how he established his stage name “fiddling lefty”. This multitalented entertainer posses the ability to play not only the fiddle, but also the acoustic guitar, bass, drums, mandolin and piano. With an experience musical background, Ryan has shared the stage with well-known entertainers such as Doug Kershaw, Jo-el Sonnier, Eddie Ravin, Reg Bouveette, Darren Lavallee, Clint Dutiaume, John Arcand and Calvin Volrath just to name a few. In 2011 Ryan was inducted to the International Fiddlers Hall Of Fame. This prestigious honor is a result of his musical accomplishments and dedicates this award to all of his Canadian and American friends. CD Lineup 1. Barney & Andy 2. Lawrence’s Two Step 3. Jambalaya 4. Rockin Fiddle 5. The Happy Tune 6. Moon’s Fiddle Boogie 7. Wagon Wheel 8. Flaming Arrow 9. Ginger’s Reel 10. Tear Drop Waltz 11. Reg & Eugene Tune 12. You Ain’t Going Nowhere