Dave Rietz Fiddle/Mandolin and vocals has been a member of several groups over the years including: Riverbend Folk Band for 10 years, Grace Clark and Swingitude, Cliff Compton and Mountaintop as well as performed with other groups and has over 50 years in the music business.

He has a background in Theater Pipe Organ performance and played several venues in and around the Sacramento Region in the 70's thru the 90's. He was on the board of directors of the American Theatre Organ Society Sacramento region. 

He has been active with Old Time Fiddlers, Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society and the Western Swing Society and performed with a few of the bands in that organization. He is active with the Western Swing Society of Sacramento currently as a board member and was inducted into the Western Swing Hall of Fame in October of 2014.  He was also honored by being inducted into the Northwest Western Swing Society Hall of Fame in 2016 in Washington State.