July 13th 2019 Saturday 7:30pm
Ryan Keplin & Band
Will be performing a full show followed by a country dance. Purchase of the show ticket includes the dance or you can come to the dance only. See tickets in ticket shop. Dance to start around 9:15-9:30pm.
Regulars at Norsk HostFest in Minot, North Dakota.
Belcourt, north Dakota native, ryan Keplin, has established a positive demeanor as a distinctive left hand fiddle player and entertainer, astonishing audiences wherever he plays. His musical interests began as a young child when he found inspiration in the music of fiddle greats like andy desjarlais, reg bouvette & graham townsend. This multi-talented entertainer possesses the ability to play not only the fiddle, but also the acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, mandolin & piano. With an experienced musical background, ryan has shared the stage with well-known entertainers such as moe bandy, Doug Kershaw, Jo-el Sonnier, Eddie Raven, Reg Bouvette, Darren Lavallie, Clint Dutiume, John Arcand & Calvin Volrath just to name a few. Ryan performs in the usa & Canada at various events & festivals, including the festival of American folklife at the Smithsonian institute in Washington, dc. Metisfest at the international peace gardens, norsk hostfest in minot, nd. Asham stomperfest in Manitoba & the famous back to botoche festival in Saskatchewan. His astonishing show is a mixture of fiddle music & singing, leaving his audiences wanting to hear more. In 2011, Ryan was inducted into the international fiddlers hall of fame. This prestigious honor is a result of his musical accomplishments & dedication. He dedicated this award to his Canadian & American fans & Friends. Ryan was also awarded the 2011 adult of the year award in his hometown community of belcourt, nd.