"His bass drum an old, weathered blue suitcase. His guitar made with a cigar box and finely crafted. His presence undeniable in his strength to command a stage by himself."

"Spence's Rye carries on Appalachian musical tradition"

"Clarksburg musician pays tribute to Appalachian music"

"While watching Spence's Rye perform, it's easy to tell Copeland enjoys what he does. I believe that's an aspect about live music that cannot be replaced - the emotion and soul conveyed by the artist."

"He infuses his alluring lyrical storytelling with fancy, porch-swing banjo picking..." "..His music truly represents a piece of traditional West Virginia culture with a new spin."

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