Truman's Ridge

Bluegrass Music - Chicago Style!

Truman's Ridge offers an exciting blend of the familiar and the unique


Single vocal mic, well dressed, fast paced, with all the excitement of the early days of Bluegrass


Their harmonies are varied, at times reminiscent of the early brother bands, and at other times showing a strong rural-gospel influence.


Truman's Ridge is known for its classic style, high energy, and tight harmonies and instrumentation


Truman's Ridge serves up a lightning-fast set of traditional bluegrass and gospel numbers
The entire experience was marvelous
a WONDERFUL evening of worship, fellowship, and truly phenomenal music
unique sound ......real crowd pleasers
One of the best bands of the day!
You all ROCK! (in a bluegrass fashion)
Truman's Ridge is a true crowd pleaser with their solid bluegrass style and harmonies! Each song keeps you wanting more, and they deliver!
Truman's Ridge is the real deal! Their sound is soulful, authentic bluegrass with a perfect mix of vocals and instruments in harmony.
It's a pleasure to work with the group; nice guys and very professional. I would recommend Truman's Ridge without hesitation.

About the Band

Truman's Ridge is a regional band, playing festivals and venues in Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri.

Truman's Ridge has released four CD's: Tru-Blue, Long Way Home, Cold Cold Feeling and Louisiana Swing.

Truman's Ridge Features

  • Steve Sarver on 6-string guitar and lead vocals

  • Bruce Wallace on 5-string banjo, harmonica and harmony vocals

  • Chris Johnson on upright bass and harmony vocals

  • Charley Smart on dobro and vocals

  • Max Winkels on mandolin