Washington's #1 and U.S. top 10 charted acoustic artist in 2015 & 2016” - Van Warped Tour

— Altpress

Artist Bio

Rylei Franks, Washington's top voted acoustic artist from 2014-2016. Getting his start in his hometown of Soap Lake, he curated a strong supportive fan base from performing all over the P.N.W. By bringing his support base together they helped him win the Vans Warped Tour acoustic artists #1 position in the years 2014-2016. Catching the ear of the legendary Bonnie Guitar (Rock N Roll H.O.F.). They worked together to make his first studio album Paper Poetry. Now, you can find him performing across the P.N.W. at wineries, breweries, music venues and festivals entertaining the masses. 

Music wise:

He tailors his sound to the venue. All of his music is family friendly and can switch it up between and eclectic country western (ie. Johnny Cash) to an upbeat pop/rock (ie. Elton John) with some originals sprinkled in. 

Renowned artists he's worked with:

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, This Wild Life, Secondhand Serenade, Carson Allen (escape the fate guitarist), Jesse Lawson (sleeping with sirens guitarist) Metro Station (Miley Cyrus brother), Dylan Jacobson, Ryan Cabrera, and Bonnie Guitar.

Radio stations:

99.3 KDRM (Moses Lake), Eburgradio.org/ Americana Live (Ellensburg Community Radio), Hard Rock Cafe Radio (The station that plays in the restaurant), Spotify, I-Tunes, Amazon Music.


Song Of Rylei- The Good Life Magazine Susan Lagsdin--writer for the Good Life Magazine-- did and interview with me. Here is what we talked about.
Visit the good life website here to read the article online.
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Album release by local musician Rylei Franks Available on Venue.com here
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Rylei Franks new album The Mrs. Read The World Edition
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Othello Write Up The Othello local news paper did a write up about me and my music.
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The Grant County Journal The Grant County Journal did a write up about me for the Summer Basin Sounds Festival
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The Strange (spokane paper) After performing at the Bloomsday run the stranger did a Q & A of me about my performance and the race.
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Columbia Basin Herald After performing at the Moses Lake Wine Walk I got a few shots with the local paper and did a short Q&A 1.53 MB

The Mrs. Album

Official Videos