The Walnut Street Ramblers have performed at many locations in Kentucky including Danville’s Great American Brass Band Festival; Ashland’s Paramount Theatre; Harrodsburg’s Fort Harrod Jazz Festival; Lexington’s Moondance Theatre, Grand Reserve, and Speakeasy; Bardstown’s Summer Concert Series; and Pleasant Hill’s Shaker Village.
In 2011 and 2012 the band was invited to tour Spain and performed in festivals and concerts on the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona, in Bilbao, Mallorca, Picos de Europa, and Santander. Several of their performances were recorded and broadcast on Spanish National Radio. While in Spain the Ramblers also performed at the famed jazz club El Corrillo in Salamanca.
The Ramblers’ repertoire spans ragtime-era music including Scott Joplin; New Orleans traditional jazz by Jelly-Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong; and hot 1920s music by composers such as Fats Waller, Hoagy Carmichael and Cole Porter. Members of the Ramblers have appeared with such noted artists as Wynonna Judd, Natalie Cole, Lou Rawls, the Manhattan Transfer, and Aretha Franklin.
The Walnut Street Ramblers promise you a hot time–listen, celebrate, and enjoy as they recreate the great times in America’s music.