Year formed: I began performing in 1976.
Styles: Old-timey, swing-jazz, acoustic blues, country folk, novelty.
Influences: Jimmy Rodgers, Freddie King, Carter Family, Ukulele Ike, Sam Hinton, Mike Seeger, Mississippi John Hurt, the Beatles, and Jimmie Reed.
Sounds a little like: All of the above.
Favorite local venue: Treo in Sylvania.
Upcoming gigs: Old West End Festival on Saturday on the Arboretum Stage at 4 p.m. and Sunday on the Art Fair Stage at 2 p.m.
Web site: rickmeyersmusic.com
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