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MUSIC


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MUSIC


 THE SECOND HALF (2017)

THE SECOND HALF (2017)

 SEASONS (2013)

SEASONS (2013)

 ALL KIDDING ASIDE (2006)

ALL KIDDING ASIDE (2006)

 THIS IS FRONT  (2004)

THIS IS FRONT  (2004)

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SHOW DATES


2018

SHOW DATES


2018

JAN 10   Wednesday                        UNION 50                           8:00pm                  Indianapolis, IN


Jan 12  Friday                     Chateau thomas winery            7:00pm                    nashville, In 


Jan 26  friday                               the stable                           8:00pm                   pendleton, in


feb 2 friday                         elm street brewery                   8:00pm                     muncie, in                                       


feb 9 friday                    scarlet lane brewing co              7:30pm                    mccordsville, in


march 9 friday                  elm street brewery                    8:00pm                     muncie, in


march 16 friday                 sky bridge station                      TBA    pine ridge, Ky (redrivergorge)


march 23 friday                      the stable                               8:00pm                   pendleton, in


march 30 friday           chateau thomas winery                7:00pm                     nashville, in


april 7 saturday                    house show                             7:00pm                    new albany, in


April 8  sunday        Boone county public library           2:00pm                   burlingotn, KY


april 25 wednesday             belgian horse                          6:30pm                   middletown, in


may 18 friday                            the stable                              8:00pm                    pendleton, in


may 25 friday                  chateau thomas winery              7:00pm                     nashville, in    


june 22 friday                     benefit show                             details coming soon....


june 29 friday                      house show                             tba                            muncie, in


june 30 saturday            mad anthony brewery            8:00pm                        fort wayne, in

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PHOTOS


PHOTOS


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VIDEOS


VIDEOS


"Honey Baby" Cliff Ritchey, Josh Kaufman, and Jay Kirkpatrick

Live at the Stable covering "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen

"In the End" Cliff Ritchey with Josh Kaufman

Cliff and Josh Kaufman practicing "Let Love Rule" by Lenny Kravitz for upcoming Union50 show.

"Baby Come On" Cliff Ritchey 

"I Sing For You"  Rock Lobster, Indianapolis IN

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ABOUT & REVIEWS


ABOUT & REVIEWS


Cliff Ritchey gathers his songwriting inspiration from the simple country life he surrounds himself with in Markleville, Indiana. His desire is to connect with people on a deeper, more vulnerable level through his music. Cliff's writing career took off in 1999 as a rock & roll front man for the band AMDrive. His band was awarded the opportunity to be part of the American Music Awards Competition as one of the Top Ten Unsigned Bands featuring his song "Better Off Just Me”. Since then, Cliff’s musical journey has taken many exciting turns. In 2004 he released his first solo album This Is Front, followed by All Kidding Aside (2006), Seasons (2013) and most recently, The Second Half (2017) featuring the song "Honey Baby”. Stylistically Cliff's songwriting ranges from acoustic heartfelt Americana/Folk tunes to songs with complex progressions and melodies that fit tightly inside a simple acoustic production. The Second Half is steeped in organic American musical greats like Johnny Cash and Ryan Adams, as well as one of Canada's finest exports, Ron Sexsmith. Cliff has also served as a touring guitarist for Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kaufman (winner of The Voice Season 6) and Latin recording artist Jaci Velasquez in addition to raising a family and maintaining a busy schedule as a commercial photographer.

 
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"Cliff is an absolute pleasure to work with.  His performances and spirit are authentic.  Mix an exceptional, multi-talented recording artist with a super likable next-door neighbor type and you get Cliff.  I appreciate his follow-though and commitment to getting his customers their desired result."  -- Kris Harter (Owner, Belgian Horse Winery)
"The unbeatable combination of laid back and high energy is what you will find with Cliff Ritchey!  This one of a kind, amazing musician is sure to keep the entire crowd happy.  This classical rock genius always keeps everyone begging for more at The Stable!!"  --Missy Denny (Owner, The Stable)
"Cliff has a reoccurring schedule with us because he is considered one of our premier performing artist. He has a great energy and a good following, he plays alone, with his wife or with his band and in all cases the crowds love him."  --Bill Lett (Owner/ Designer, Elm Street Brewing)

      Five Questions:  Ritchey Focusing On 'The Second Half' by Jeremy D. Bonfiglio

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CONTACT


CONTACT


 

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