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Looking For That Honest Simplicity That Goes Straight Into The Heart

Country and Bluegrass music is filled with gut-wrenching stories of poverty, love and hardships. Whether it’s an inspiring rhythm or heartfelt song, Rookie Riot put all the energy we´ve got into each piece of music we do. Every time. And again.

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The Ride

Rookie Riot was started as a project for young/new people to learn the bluegrass style. The idea has since evolved into a well recognized band in the Swedish bluegrass scene.
You can read more about the story of the band in this Bluegrass Today article.

Time again for the big open air bluegrass festival in downtown Gothenburg!!!

The first year in 2019 over 11.000 people experienced bluegrass in the heart of Gothenburg!

The 27:th of May 2023 we do it again! Come and join Rookie Riot and 7 other bluegrass/folk/country acts playing in the street. Bring your friends and family and experience bluegrass at its best.

You'll find more information on the festival at the all new website:

Let’s keep on pickin’!
Anders Ternesten

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