The Ries Brothers (Charles & Kevin) Alternative Pop and Rock band duo from Clearwater, FL. with a blend of Blues, Reggae and Funk. This duo band is definitely a must see. Not only are they handsome but, they know how to amaze their audience. Charlie plays keyboard bass with his left hand while simultaneously playing drums and vocals and Kevin plays guitar and vocals.
The Side Bar Theatre will get a treat when the Ries Brothers headlines on May 10.
The Ries Brothers had the honor of touring twice with the legendary band CHICAGO in 2014 and 2015 and recently toured with Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band. They have also opened for talented and well known bands such as David Cook, REO Speedwagon, Daughtry, Little River Band, Los Lonely Boys, The Wilson Van and the show benefited The Wilson Family Foundation which assists injured veterans, and provides music scholarships to students in need and supports children’s charities. Other performances have included three SOLD OUT headlining shows at Ruth Eckeard Hall in Clearwater, Florida and several music festivals.
We asked Charlie and Kevin who they would like to tour or collaborate with next. With such excitement they said “John Mayer, Black Keys, Royal Blood Slightly Stoopid and Foster the People to name a few”.
Music is part of the Ries’ family their grandfather’s was a top rated bass player in Chicago. Opened for icons such as the Beatles in Comiskey Park, played with Sonny & Cher, John Denver and The Jackson Five to name a few.
Listen to one of The Ries Brothers recent songs, “Run to the Sea” on YouTube. “Run To The Sea” is an original song written by The Ries Brothers.