The WaCo Ramblers

The WaCo Ramblers

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The WaCo Ramblers, Walton County's finest goodtime string band, are a 6-piece, hard-driving, bluegrass band comprised of musicians from many different musical backgrounds.

Biography

The WaCo Ramblers were formed on Easter sunday in the spring of 2006. In the first year, they played over 350 gigs together, sometimes playing 2 and 3 gigs a day in bars and restaurants all over the Walton and Okaloosa county areas of the Florida panhandle.
Since then, they have recorded their self-titled debut studio album, and made their presence felt on the music festival scene. Their first big festival debut was in May of 2007 on the Acoustic Cafe Amphitheatre stage in Hayden, AL, sharing the stage with Peter Rowan, the Hackensaw Boys, Frankie Velvet & the Mighty Veltones, Brennen Leigh, and Dread Clampitt.
In the fall of '07, they made their way over to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL to play MagnoliaFest along with The Duhks, Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce, Jim Lauderdale, Blueground Undergrass, Snake Oil Medicine Show, and Casey Driessen. They made such an auspicious debut, they have been invited back to play the spring festival there, Suwannee Springfest, along with David Grisman, The Red Stick Ramblers, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Waybacks, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and many more. They are currently playing several shows a week, writing and working up new songs, and booking out-of-town gigs to help promote their self-titled, debut album, released in October '07.

Discography

The WaCo Ramblers released their self-titled debut album on October 25th, 2007. The album contains mostly original music from the band, as well as songs previously performed by some of their favorite musicians of the past.

Set List

We play a number of original songs, traditional bluegrass songs, old-time fiddle tunes, and many songs from different genres, such as country, folk, blues, and rock, arranged in our own unique style.