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SPLIT LIP RAY FIELD Comes To The Cotillion 1/8


The fire rages on for the powerhouse trio from Kansas,Split Lip Rayfield (SLR), as they celebrate the releaseof their new record, "I'll Be Around."

The new album showcases the songwriting talents of mandolin player Wayne Gottstine and banjo player Eric Mardis, tied together by the harmony and deep-bass licks of Jeff Eaton.

Such songs as "Aces High," "Heart of Darkness," and "The High Price of Necromancy" will take listeners on a journey of love, loss, change, and dark powers, asthey discover what lies in the mysterious minds of SLR. Around," serves as a tribute to the band's fallen team mate Kirk Rundstrom, whose influence on the band and itspath was great. Rundstrom's legacy continues to live on in the new album and also the band itself as every liveshow is dedicated to his memory.

Split Lip Rayfield has carved out their own genre of music with their unique sound and instrumentation.

Often described as a mix of bluegrass and country with an accent of metal, no other band delivers the experience of thehomemade gas-tank bass played by Jeff Eaton, sets the mandolin strings on fire like Wayne Gottstine, or makesthe banjo sing like Eric Mardis. Together, they burn up speakers and stages alike providing an unforgettable experience.

This is one trio not to miss! Catch Split Lip Rayfield at The Cotillion on Saturday, January 8 th .

Tickets may be purchased at Select-a-Seat, The Cotillion, House of Sight & Sound (Salina), and the employee clubs.

To charge tickets by phone call 316-722-4201 or logon to


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