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Athens News: NE Ohio Band With Athens Roots Needs Your Help

Athens News By: Terry Smith A band with roots in Athens, the Burning River Ramblers, are representing Cleveland in “Hard Rock Rising: Global Battle of the Bands,” a worldwide competition sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe. More than 12,000 bands entered the contest, including 100 groups from Cleveland alone. After winning the local round, Burning River […]

Nashville Music News: Burning River Ramblers Start a Fire

Nashville Music News Ever since Alan Freed ruled the radio during the early ‘50s, Cleveland has been the home of rock & roll. Half a century later, a new group of rock & rollers are carrying the city’s torch, brewing up their own sound influenced by reggae, blues, folk and alt rock. Ladies and gentleman, […]

WOUB: Band with OU Roots Represents Ohio In International Contest

WOUB Music By: Bryan Gibson The Burning River Ramblers, a Cleveland-based rock/funk band with Ohio University roots, have steadily built a following since their 2011 self-titled debut. Good press doesn’t hurt, either. Following the album’s release, The Cleveland Plain Dealer listed the group in its “Top 25 Bands to Watch” list, and lead singer/songwriter Conor Standish won […]

Cleveland Scene: The Burning River Ramblers Are Vying For a Very Cool Opportunity

Cleveland Scene By: Eric Sandy Hard Rock Rising, a global Battle of the Bands-style competition is under way and Cleveland most certainly has representation. The Burning River Ramblers, hailing from both Cleveland and Athens, recently won the local competition at the Hard Rock Cafe. The band now represents Cleveland (and Ohio) against 95 other bands […]

Band burns both in A-town and on Ohio’s Northcoast

Athens News By: Alexander Card The Cleveland-Athens musical collaboration, the Burning River Ramblers, will make an appearance at the Union Bar this Friday (April 5), showcasing their genre-bending approach to songwriting. Comprised of a mixture of current and former Ohio University students, the band got its start in Cleveland in 2010, when Athens native Jesse […]

Bright at Night & Burning River Ramblers

ACRN’s “Scene and Heard”: Bright at Night & Burning River Ramblers By: Mike Kasarda I haven’t seen a live act in weeks. And by weeks I mean probably months. Saturday night’s groovy get-down at The Union featuring Bright at Night and The Burning River Ramblers remediated the situation indefinitely. Amidst a sizeable crowd of sweaty, […]