Sierra Riders Band

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The Sierra Riders Band is a vocal and instrumental vocal trio consisting of brothers Tim and Keith Johnson and Sonny Coelho.[1] In 2007, Tim Johnson, the group's bandleader, was voted instrumentalist of the year by the Western Music Association for his instrumental album American Fiddler released in 2007.[2] From 2000 to 2007, Johnson was also the fiddler for the Sons of the San Joaquin, a cowboy band. As a member of that band, he was inducted into the Western Music Association Hall of Fame in 2006.[2][3] Johnson also plays the acoustic guitar and the mandolin. His styles include classical, gospel, blues, jazz, Celtic, cowboy and Texas swing.[1]


  1. ^ a b Croft, Debbie (2011-10-21). "Fiddle always on hand for foothills virtuoso". Merced Sun-Star. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Western Music Association". Cowboy Poetry. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sons inducted into the Western Music Association Music Hall of Fame". Sons of the San Joaquin. Retrieved 25 October 2013.