Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds

Authentic Blues

Come to the Thompson House and see us as the opening act for Shaw Davis and The Black Ties March 15th
Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds will perform from 8-9pm in the Heaven Parlor at the Thompson House in Covington, KY as the opening act for Shaw Davis and The Black Ties who are a national touring Blues/Rock trio influenced by the sounds of vintage, heavy blues rock it has rendered in the band's two studio albums which have received national recognition, press, and airplay.

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

Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds return to the Buckeye BBQ Fest on May 18th
See us at the Buckeye BBQ Fest on Saturday May 19th from 1:30-2:45pm. The Buckeye BBQ Fest has great food, fun and live Blues. Bring your chair, then listen and feel the band rock you with our Blues in West Chester, Ohio.

Don't underestimate the power of the BLUES!

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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