"The Rizdales are what the Grand Ole Opry should be playing, and indeed once did" - Exclaim Magazine, Toronto
Led by husband and wife songwriting team Tom and Tara Dunphy, the Rizdales have been playing their unique brand of hardcore honky-tonk music since 2003. With 6 critically acclaimed albums under their belt, including 2014's standout "Blue Ain't The Word: A Tribute to the Music of Ray Price", The Rizdales have forged their own path in the world of country music.
Their songs carry a truth that is reminiscent of the classic country era, tales of liquor, loneliness, heartbreak and humour and while they honour their influences, The Rizdales have created their own style and fresh sound.
Catch the Rizdales on Saturday, July 21 @ 3:00 PM on the East Stage and again on Sunday, July 22 @ 1:00 PM on the North Stage.