Nashville Bassist

Nashville Bassist For Hire

Nashville Bassist Ryan Byrne

Photo by Angela Richardson-Newman

NASHVILLE BASSIST FOR HIRE: Attention Nashville artists, bands, and singer-songwriters . . . Are you in need of a Nashville bassist for your next gig locally or nationally? Ryan Byrne is a seasoned freelance bassist with over 20 years experience, and has toured nationally and internationally with artists such as:

  • Stephen Cochran (Nashville recording artist/singer-songwriter
  • Larry Bagby (Los Angeles actor/singer-songwriter known to movie fans for his role as Marshall Grant [Johnny Cash’s bassist] in the hit movie, Walk the Line)
  • Steve Rutledge and the Groove Evolution (Nashville/Knoxville recording artist/guitarist/singer-songwriter/producer)
  • Courtney Dickinson (Atlanta/Nashville recording artist/singer-songwriter)
  • Mirka (South African world/pop/country recording artist/singer-songwriter)
  • Tom Dixon (New England/Nashville recording artist/singer-songwriter)
  • Marion Grace (Nashville singer-songwriter)
  • Chris Peters (New England recording artist/singer-songwriter)
  • Nostalgic Distortion (New England indie-rock band)

Local Gigs – Local Rates
(Greater Nashville / Knoxville Areas)

Byrne is available for hire at “local rates” in the greater Nashville Metro area (Murfreesboro, Columbia, Clarksville, Dickson, Lebanon, etc.) as well as East Tennessee markets such as Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Maryville, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg.

Travel Dates – Travel Rates
(USA and Beyond)

Travel dates and tours originating in Nashville (or Knoxville) to any other part of the country/world outside of Middle/East TN will be charged “travel rates” plus per diem, and will require the provision of transportation (rental van, tour bus, plane tickets, etc. – sorry, no personal vehicles) and accommodations as necessary.

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Courtney Dickinson

Ryan Byrne performing with Courtney Dickinson at Rippy’s Side Room in Nashville, TN during CMA Music Fest 2014

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Steve Rutledge and the Groove Evolution

Ryan Byrne performing with Steve Rutledge and the Groove Evolution at the Open Chord in Knoxville, TN.

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Larry Bagby at Poodie's Hilltop in Spicewood, TX

Ryan Byrne performing with actor/singer-songwriter Larry Bagby at Poodie’s Hilltop in Spicewood, TX

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Courtney Dickinson at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA

Ryan Byrne performing with Courtney Dickinson at the Turner Field Clubhouse in Atlanta, GA

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Mirka at Coca Cola World Studio/Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta, GA

Ryan Byrne performing with South African world/pop/country artist Mirka at Coca Cola World Studio/Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta, GA

Nashville bassist Ryan Byrne performing with Marion Grace at 12th & Porter in Nashville, TN

Ryan Byrne performing with Marion Grace at 12th & Porter in Nashville, TN