Lime Kiln Theater welcomes Gary Ruley and Mule Train to this year’s Summer Concert Series! Doors open at 6:30pm, and the show will start at 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Lime Kiln Theater’s 2021 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Orrison Tree Service, and J.F. Brown Real Estate Services.
About the artist:
Gary Ruley and Muletrain
Gary Ruley and Mule Train are an acoustic ensemble headed by veteran flat picking guitarist/vocalist Gary Ruley. Mule Train includes a vast network of talented musicians who support and share Gary’s drive to present the powerful acoustic sounds of Bluegrass, New Grass, and Jazz.
Ruley, a Lexington native, has shared the stage with Bluegrass legends Mac Wiseman, Bobby Lester (Hall of Famer), Vassar Clements, Tony Rice, and two-time grammy winner Curtis Burch. Most recently Ruley has performed shows with recording artist and champion flat picker Larry Keel and the Larry Keel Experience.
Gary has released 5 CDs, “Pickin Tradition”, “Live at the Troubadour Vol 1”, “Live at the Troubadour Vol.2”, “Gary Ruley & Muletrain” and “The Southern Inn & Out”. Gary also performs on Larry Keel’s “Miles and Miles”, Larry Keel’s “Journeys”, as well as “Walkers Run”. Musicians of Mule Train include Brennan Gilmore (mandolin/vocals), Will Lee (banjo/vocals), David Knicely (bass), Timmy Martin (mandolin), Jeremiah Ruley (banjo), Daniel Knicely (mandolin/vocals), Nate Leath (fiddle), and Shannon Wheeler (fiddle).
Gary Ruley and Mule Train have been voted the winner of the 2009 Rockbridge Community Peoples Choice Award for Arts/Entertainment.