The RFD Boys "The house band of
The RFD Boys have been delighting Ann
Arbor audiences since 1969 with their
fabulous musicianship and sly, exquisitely
timed between-song humor. With an
appearance on the cover of Bluegrass
Unlimited, with songs recorded by the likes
of the Country Gentlemen, and with
performances alongside bluegrass greats
like Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley, the RFD
Boys are a part of America's bluegrass
tradition. One of southeastern Michigan's
most durable musical ensembles, they're
very much a local tradition, too.
Our lives are sadder now but on we go with his blessing. We miss our founder and best friend. On February 28, 2012, Richard passed away after a difficult battle with cancer at his beloved Ann Arbor Township farm. Read his obituary here.