Category: My Music & Bands

Here find posts about my latest gigs, band endeavors or happenings.

Heart Camp Sawyer Stepp Trio at Camp Kon O Kwee

On June 15th I had the pleasure of performing at Camp Kon O Kwee in Fombell, PA for Dr Bill Neeche’s Heart Camp for Kids. What a great time this was! We were booked as The Sawyer Stepp Trio but

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Outdoor Concert at Succops w/Fertigs Crossroads Band

Ray Sherman modeling his guitar shirt.

Last week my country band (The Fertigs Crossroads Band) had the pleasure of performing at the Succop Nature Park in Penn Twp, Butler, PA. This outdoor concert was sponsored by the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, one of several held

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Double Edge & Fertigs Crossroads Band-Two Summertime Party’s

Double Edge Private Party View from stage

Playing outdoor gigs in the Summer weather is something I look forward to each year. Whether it’s a small festival, fair, outdoor bar patio or a private party, I welcome the opportunity to perform in the fresh air. Under the

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Ellwood City Festival Ewing Park

Ray Sherman Ellwood City Festival Crowd Stage View

This summer of 2015 The Fertigs Crossroads Band performed July 4th at Ewing Park in Ellwood City, a town in Western Pennsylvania nestled in two counties, Beaver and Lawrence. What a great day! It has been raining almost everyday for

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Double Edge Duo Entertains Sarver PA Restaurant Patrons

Inside Cooper Station Restaurant-Double Edge Fans

Yesterday I had the pleasure of performing at Cooper Station Restaurant from 7-9 for their dinner patrons with Double Edge, the two man band with a full-band sound! This restaurant is located on route 356 near Saxonburg, PA. It’s a

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WTYM Monthly Dance w The Sawyer Stepp Trio

The Sawyer Stepp Trio/WTYM Country Music Dinner Jam

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of playing with The Sawyer Stepp Trio in Armstrong County PA for a Country Music Dinner Jam located in the town of Kittanning, PA. This is a monthly event sponsored by local radio

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Double Edge Business Cards Have Arrived

Double Edge Business Card

Today I had a nice surprise in the mailbox. My business cards for the new duo, Double Edge arrived. Ordered these from Vista Print, just the basic, cheapest ones and I am quite pleased. Just today I finished up a

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FCB Hosts Old Fashioned Country Dance in Venango County, PA

FCB w/guest Bob Dicola on drums

This past Saturday marks another successful dance with The Fertigs Crossroads Band at Pine Grove Fire-hall in Venango county, PA. Joining us for this month’s dance was Bob DiCola on drums. Bob did a great job filling in! I hope

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Campground Gig w/ Double Edge Duo

Double Edge performs in Brookville, PA campground

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of playing with Double Edge near Brookville, PA, for the members & friends of Soggy Bottom Campground. Bob runs a cozy little retreat there. He built a small stage, roofing for both the

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Spring Performances with Duo, Trio & Full Band

Ray Sherman w The Gruuve Band open stage

The month of May has turned into a very busy time for me. I’ve gotten a good dose of everything, from two piece to five piece bands and many styles of music at various types of venues. This week I

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