Two long-time members of DBFS, Brian Aldridge and Dan Russell, great friends and wonderful performers, retired at the end of 2015 after many years of yeoman service to the band and audiences.  And so it is our honor to bring back into the band a former member, Adam McIntosh and someone new to DBFS, Jeff Byrd. We are happy to be presenting them in 2016; they have that familiar old-time spirit and gusto.  And they're not yet eliglible for Social Security.



DBFS is excited to announce that we have joined a new agency:  Quicksilver Productions.  We now have two very talented and fun to work with agents:  Martha Dantzic in the East, and Rob Miller in the West.  They can be found here. Give them a call, and be the first kid on your block to book Dry Branch through them!!!!


Attention!! Music Lovers and those who feel they need to "get even" with music.

Our new companion CDs are just out.  Be the first kid on your block to own all two of them--both the secular one, Don't Forget This Song and the gospel one, The Gospel Way.

See the Store page to get yours.


Please come join us at one or both (if you're a dedicated traveler) of the festivals that we host:  High Mountain Hay Fever in Westcliffe, CO; and Grey Fox in Oak Hill, NY.  We have some major, awesome and unique talent coming to each.  But it won't be worth the trouble if you're not there.  Following are links to our respective line- ups: High Mountain Hay Fever, and Grey Fox Bluegrass.

There have been several requests for past installments of Ron's "rants."  If you're tough enough, click here.  Former "installments"

Also see our store for all available DBFS CDs.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our long time friends and supporters, especially Rounder Records and LaBella Strings and mention that it would be nearly impossible to continue without such support.



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We would love to hear from you.  And we need the practice at reading. We have recently made some changes which we hope will make our Guest Book more serviceable again.  We regret that a hacker deleted our first 29 pages.  Please post again.

  Thanks, RT

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Dry Branch Fire Squad


Dry Branch Fire Squad plays aggressively traditional bluegrass music. For  40 years they've been a too well-kept secret. It took a cattle prod to get them on the Web.












For Bookings in the East & Midwest
Contact: Martha Stracener Dantzic
Office: 202-695-1500 (ext. 601)
Cel: 202-669-3818
    For Bookings in the West
Contact: Rob Miller
Office: 970-260-6493
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