Bram Riddlebarger is a writer and musician from SE Ohio. He has toured the United States and Europe as the frontman for the Wailin’ Elroys and played in many local bands in and around Athens, Ohio. He is also the author Golden Rod, Earplugs, and a number of other books, most of them based in SE Ohio. In 2021, he founded Gob Pile Press, a small independent publisher of books that focus on place. His solo acoustic folk/country set for NMF will also focus on songs of place and originals based in SE Ohio. You can find him @gob_pile.