Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds is a driving Blues/Blues Rock/Classic Rock group from the greater Cincinnati area that plays a combination of both original material and covers. The group has played at numerous festivals and venues within the Tri-State region since 2003. Band Personnel from L to R in photo: Mark Giesting (Drums), Noah Cave (Guitar, Vocal), Calvin Todd (Bass, Vocal), Ralph Cave (Guitar, Vocal). The bands new CD Mesmerized is available for download at cdbaby.com/cd/ralphandtherhythmhounds the cd is also available at Amazon, itunes, Pandora and Spotify.
Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds is an experienced professional band that’s been performing original songs, blues based classic rock, and blues rock at festivals, bars, and clubs in the Cincinnati metropolitan area since 2003. Performance locations include Taste of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Blues Fests (Winter and Summer), Lebanon Blues Fest, West Fest, Blue Wisp, and Southgate House. The Ralph and The Rhythm Hounds band was nominated for the 2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Award as “Best Blues Band in Cincinnati.”
The band features guitarist, Noah Cave. His performance of “Killin Floor” during the band’s February 5, 2016 performance at the Cincy Winter Blues Fest is available on the Ralph Cave Facebook page. Many other YouTube videos of band performances can be viewed by searching the names Noah Cave or Ralph and The Rhythm Hounds. Noah Cave’s performances with the band rock the house especially when he plays the guitar behind his back! The band is a crowd pleaser with its performances of ZZ Top’ “Waitin’ On the Bus”, Led Zeppelin’s “Bring It On Home”, and many band original songs.
Since July 2015 the band has continuously worked with Ambient Studio staff and Group Effort Studio staff to finalize recording its original songs for a CD release. The CD is planned to be released in June 2016.