Rupert Wates was born in London and has been based since 2007 in New York City and Colorado. He was won over 30 songwriting awards and in the last year alone, 20 cover versions of his songs have been recorded by artists in Nashville, Los Angeles, and Colorado. He has released 8 solo Cds. He averages 120 live shows a year in every state in the US, Canada and Europe. He is delighted to appear at Buffalo Grass Acoustic.