Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds

Authentic Blues

Opening for Shaw Davis and The Black Ties March 15th
See the band at the Thompson House as the opening act for Shaw Davis and The Black Ties. The band is a national touring Blues/Rock trio influenced by the sounds of vintage, heavy blues rock. They have two studio albums out which have received national recognition, press, and airplay.

We perform from 8-9pm Saturday March 15, 2019 in the Heaven Parlor at the Thompson House.

Both bands deliver creative cutting edge modern blues style original music that rocks the house. You'll love it!

About us

Placed 2nd 2018 Dayton Blues Challenge

Placed 3rd 2018 Cincinnati Blues Challenge

Nominated for the 2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Award as “Best Blues Band in Cincinnati”

The Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds band features Noah Cave.

Noah Cave is a Cave family fourth generation blues guitarist. (Emmanuel, Ralph, Ralph II, Noah)

Noah has an explosive "modern blues" musical style, deeply rooted in the artist phrasing of musicians Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Ray Vaughan, BB King, Albert King, BB King, Freddie King, Gary Moore, Peter Green, Johnny Winter and many other modern blues and blues rock based musician’s styles.

The band released its first original CD, Mesmerized, in August 2016 and is currently working toward the release of its second original CD.

The band formed in 2003 and has played at many festival events including Taste Of Cincinnati, Lebanon Blues Fest and Cincy Blues Fests. In 2018 we performed at Sayler Park Octoberfest, Buckeye BBQ Fest, Blues In The Boonies, Cincy Summer Blues Fest, Cincy Winter Blues Fest just to name a few. We also performed at private events and local venues.

Authentic Blues

We bring The Blues alive!

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We’ve been building unique music experiences for the past 6 years. Click on the album cover below for more information or to purchase.

Mesmerized Released 2016

Mesmerized Title Track

Movin' On

Fool For Fantasy

Come Along Now

Strange Love


Nothing More To Loneliness


The Band

Noah Cave


Ralph Cave


Calvin Todd



Bass Guitar/Vocals

John Griffin


David "Tiny" Enderle

Bass Guitar/Security

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