Ryan Balthrop is a singer songwriter, visual artist, raised and based in Mobile, AL. Balthrop has been performing and touring for 30 years as of March 2024. Ryan performs over 250 shows a year with a variety of musicians from lower Alabama and around the Southeast. Facebook.com/Ryanbalthropandfriends

Slide Bayou is the name Balthrop tours under, often featuring musicians living in the local area. Facebook.com/SlideBayou

In between shows, Ryan creates etched paintings on old wood window panes- Facebook.com/southern windowart

Balthrop and his wife Kelli host a backyard concert series -Eslava Creek Sessions at their house in Mobile on Eslava Creek which is the top part of Dog River. The couple host clean up paddles down the river, Facebook- Eslava Creek Yak Club.