Making a return appearance to Sooke this are local talents Riverside Bluegrass Band, an extraordinary four-piece bluegrass band comprised of some of the best musicians on the Island.
Tad Ruszel’s inspirational lyrics and heart-warming guitar melodies have been catching the ear and enthusiasm of thousands across the northwest coast. Jeff Dill (guitarist, harmony and lead vocalist) joined Riverside in May 2016, adding his
rhythmic groove and lead stylings to the group. Backing up these talented musicians with hard-driving bass, Eric Adams has been on the bluegrass scene for over 30 years. He’s joined by Steve Harrison, who is one of Canada’s finest banjo players.
They are joined by recent Juno Award winner Ivonne Hernandez, a five-time Grand North American Fiddle Champion.