Ryan Rice grew up in Southern Maryland with his family who has had musical history for up to 5 generations. Ryan has been playing music since he was 4 years old. He started with guitar then later took on bass, piano, drums, mandolin, and singing. At age 13, he joined his church’s worship band playing every instrument needed. At the same time he was playing in several side bands in school. After graduating high school, he played in Nashville for several years, meeting and connecting with artists such as David Haywood (Lady Antebellum), Taylor Swift’s backup singer Liz Huett, Grant Fisher, Jana Kramer, and many more. Due to certain circumstances, Ryan moved back to his hometown and with some friends created a country rock band. At the same time he took on DJ’ing and preformed acoustic guitar and singing wherever he could. Him and a friend started a 2 piece acoustic band called No Solicitors. After getting much recognition, the duo formed a band called Tonight’s Alibi who he currently drums for. Ryan’s style of drumming can not be classified into any specific genre. He can play anything from R&B to Country, Punk to Gospel, and anything in between. Ryan plays with Orange County Drums and uses Soultone’s Custom Brilliant series cymbals with Custom series hi-hats. You can find him on YouTube and his bands on Facebook.
Bands played for include:
Tonight’s Alibi (current), Travis Adams Band, No Solicitors, GreenHouse, Grant Fisher, The Revival, Independent, Crossroad’s Worship Team, Wedding Appearances, Tommee Profitt Band, Overflow.