Hayden Wall and the Runtay Family Band
Hayden Wall and the Runtay Family Band is a three-piece fusion group hailing from Atlanta, GA. A supergroup of local talent, the band features Hayden Wall on drums Cassidy Wall on guitar, and Brent Bolde on bass. This band offers a wide variety of cover tunes ranging from The Grateful Dead to King Crimson to Cyndi Lauper. This is a band that gives a new and refreshing take on tunes that we all know and love, while always having a rotating line up of special guests from the local Atlanta scene.
Shameless James is an Athens, GA-based Jam Band made up by bassist Zac Connely, drummer Dallas Wiggins and singer/guitarists Canon Tyler, and Mackenzie Brown. Their music is a fresh blend of the elements of Jam heavyweights like Grateful Dead and Phish with the honest songwriting of modern Alt. Country icons like Sturgill Simpson, Tyler Childers and Jason Isbell. Performing in and around Atlanta and Athens since late 2016, Shameless James has won recognition among local colleges by putting on unforgettable performances at parties and bars. Their live performances are loud, energetic, and loads of fun!
Alex Quiroz – The Lyrical Ace
Lyrical Ace, or in short ‘Ace’ hails from Buford, GA and has always loved music. For over 5 years he has been making music that can relate to everyone. He has one released one album and his second, The Ace Project, will release on October 15 on all music platforms.
James Worsham is a singer/songwroter raised inPlano, Texas — now residing in the heart of Gerogia. “Too Far GOne”, hs self-produced debut 3-song EP, draws from infuences like Johnney Cash, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan, while maintaining a fresh, modern folk/country sound. What it lacks in length, the songs more than make up for in depth and authenticity. Dealing with issues like abuse of power and manipulation through different perspectives, the tracks are almost sure to strike a chord with just about any listener. Go over to his Facebook page James Worsham, visit his website at http://www.jamesworsham.net and follow him on Instagram at jamesworshammusic. his take on modern Americana is a performance you won’t want to miss.
Hailing from the far flung corners of North Georgia, Half Hot is a modern take on classic rock, a dash of Southern rock and a healthy helping of glam. An amalgamation of their eclectic influences, Half Hot fuses the bluesy style riffs of Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones, the frenzied attitude and energy of Green Day and Flogging Molly, the twin guitar attack of Thin Lizzy and The Allman Brothers Band, and the showmanship and pageantry of Queen and The Darkness. Members Andrew Hughes, Tyler Messer, Jacob Hicks, and Casey Reid strive to make every performance an unforgettable experience!
Music fans…are you ready for 90 minutes of great music with our Headline Band METALSOME?
“METALSOME is ‘a top bucket list item in Atlanta’…”
“METALSOME turns everyone into a headbanger!”
— Atlanta Magazine
Ride Away Music Fest is excited to bring METALSOME, featuring English Nick of 97.1, The River, to Suwanee Town Center Park. Ride Away Music Fest chose 20 songs for METALSOME to perform from their extensive list of 150 songs they cover, from Audioslave, Guns n’ Roses, AC/DC, Metallica, Van Halen, Bon Jovi to Ozzie, Queen, Journey, to Four Non Blondes and many more. We guarantee you will be on your feet and rocking!