SYCAMORE – Truman’s Ridge, a Sycamore-based bluegrass band, has been nominated for the 12th Annual Independent Music Awards for its Celtic-influenced single “Heather’s Gate.” Talent from around the globe is nominated in more than 80 album, song, music video and design categories. This is the band’s first nomination, which they hope will lead to additional opportunities for radio and Internet play, and ultimately, interest from a record label.
Truman’s Ridge is a regional band, playing festivals and venues in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee and Missouri. Organized in 2008, the band consists of four members: Bruce Wallace (banjo), Steve Sarver (guitar), Mark Fowler (mandolin) and Karel Waska (upright bass). Truman’s Ridge is known for its classic style, high energy, and tight harmonies and instrumentation.
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