Ricochet and all your Branson Country USA favorites!

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This week we welcome, country music recording stars, Ricochet!
In 1996 the members of country super group Ricochet watched their debut single, “What Do I Know”, rise to the Top 5 earning the band the honor of the highest charting debut single of the year. The follow up single release, “Daddy’s Money”, became an immediate across the board hit, rising to #1 on the Radio & Records Country Singles Chart, the Gavin Country Singles Chart and the Billboard Country Singles Chart (where it stayed #1 for two consecutive weeks). The band’s distinctive musical style and intricate harmonies earned them the recognition as one of the most popular vocal groups in country music, a mantle they still wear today
Now, more than fifteen years later, “The Hardest Working Band In Country Music” is still going strong. The band continues to create great country music, sung with the distinctive harmonies that are their hallmark. They log thousands of miles on the road each year thrilling audiences of all ages across the United States and abroad.
Ricochet is: Heath Wright - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar & Fiddle (and Dough Bro, that's the guy that hands out the money at the end of the night!); Chris Hempfling - Drums & Vocals (and lead whistler); Steve Hamby -Bass Guitar & Vocals (backup whistler); Larry Hight -Steel Guitar, Electric and Acoustic Guitar, Saxophone & Vocals (and "old-man noises"); Matt Harelik -Keyboards, Trumpet & Vocals (auxiliary percussion and occasional Jews Harp)
Ricochet’s debut single, “What Do I Know”, was the highest charting debut single of 1996 rising to #3 in R&R and #5 in Billboard. The follow up release, “Daddy’s Money”, was #1 in R&R, Billboard, Gavin and Country Network. They’ve been recognized as one of Country Music’s hardest working groups, performing thousands of shows over the past 15+ years and they continue to perform to sold out venues all over North America.
In addition to eight nationally broadcast, high rotation music videos, Ricochet has made repeated national network television appearances including The Tonight Show, Prime Time Country, The Grand Ole Opry, Crook & Chase, The CMA Awards, The ACM Awards, The CCMA Awards, Speedvision and many others.
Ricochet is in Branson performing at Stevie Lee Wood’s, Nashville Roadhouse LIVE. For tickets and information, call the Branson Star Theatre: 417-330-3418; or visit BransonStarTheater.com. Also visit Ricochetonline.com for tour an music information.

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