The Rudies, from left: co-founder and vocalist Jerrod Figgs, drummer Tim Welch, bassist Steve Cherry and guitarist Jeff Rice. The Lexington band formed in 2002 with a stripped-down reggae sound.
The Rudies, from left: co-founder and vocalist Jerrod Figgs, drummer Tim Welch, bassist Steve Cherry and guitarist Jeff Rice. The Lexington band formed in 2002 with a stripped-down reggae sound. Herald-Leader
The Rudies, from left: co-founder and vocalist Jerrod Figgs, drummer Tim Welch, bassist Steve Cherry and guitarist Jeff Rice. The Lexington band formed in 2002 with a stripped-down reggae sound. Herald-Leader

Local Sounds: The Rudies take reggae off the dance floor and back to its protest roots

May 31, 2012 8:48 AM