Riemens writing is influenced by bands like the Flying Burritos, Bob Wills, Dan Hicks and John Hyatt. The band has been together for 5 years and 3 cd's. Formerly with Willie Nelson (Teatro), Brian Griffith's searing guitar acrobatics enhance Riemens strong vocal and meaningful lyrics. Drummer Duemo and Bassist Ashworth provide a solid groove.
Riemens songbook has over 100 songs and 7 full length recordings to his credit. His life story is being depicted in the play -Tobacco Troubador- launching in September of 2008. The musical includes a selection of JP's songs.
JP Riemens - lead vocal / acoustic guitar
Carrie Ashworth - double bass
Linda Duemo -Drums
Brian Griffith - lead guitar
Sub Level Audio Bulk - Plastic Diet
Mom's Kitchen - JP Riemens
Full Moon In August - JP Riemens
Girls - JP Riemens
Blue Martini - JP Riemens & The Bar Flies
Plain & Simple - JP Riemens & The Bar Flies
Redneck Lullaby - JP Riemens & The Bar Flies
Samples from most of these recording can be heard at songhammer.com
Sets are usually 40 to 50 minutes x 2
There are no upcoming dates at this time.