"Rumpke Mountain Boys out of Ohio played all night at a campsite near mine singing so loud and clear I thought it was amplified...Rumpke stands out as an Americana act following in the folk punk tradition of Hackensaw Boys and Old Crow Medicine show." --Jambands.com more
"Every place that you go to is different; the energy in each room is different,” he said. “It might be night or day, or an inside or outside venue, or people might be filing in as we play. So we play what we feel at the time." --Herald Journal more
We all had the same kind of thoughts about music. I felt lucky because I've played music all of my life and there has always been somebody in the band that didn't want to do it, or couldn't do it or something. These guys all want the music to sound great." --Herald Dispatch more
Sometimes I write a happy song to climb out of feeling sad, or a defiant song to counter a difficult road. Not that all my songs are moody or gloomy (some might be),they’re just strong emotions that push my need to say something to the surface." --Phases of the Moon more
"Let’s cut an old-style record, no amplifiers, let’s just put microphones in front of us and record to 2-inch tape” ... “It was just the way I’ve always done records. I guess it was a more mature and complicated record. Most everything on ‘The Moon’ was done in one take.” -- The Vindicator more
The Rumpke Mountain Boys exemplify what it is to be a Jamgrass band as they throw everything into their acoustic repertoire but the kitchen sink. The Cincinnati-based group can play a fired-up fiddle tune or they can put a new spin on Pink Floyd’s “Hey You.” --Citybeat more
The RMB’s are always a favorite on the summer festival scene and this year saw the band playing at some of the years biggest like All Good, Dark Star Jubilee, and the Appalachian Uprising in addition to hosting their own festival called Snugglefest. --Buckeye Music Magizine more
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