Roxboro Connection


  • From Roxboro, North Carolina.
  • Formed in 2021 by Ricky Stroud (mandolin), Cliff Waddell (guitar), Ronald Smith (banjo), David Nance (Dobro™) and Adam Poindexter (bass). Poindexter was replaced by Bailey Moore (bass).
  • Nance, Waddell and Stroud are former members of the Hagars Mountain Boys, also from Roxboro.
  • Waddell is also a solo artist and has recorded several albums of Gospel music under his own name.
  • Smith played banjo for several years with the Lost and Found.
  • Nance was a member of Jimmy Martin’s Sunny Mountain Boys for more than 15 years (until Jimmy’s passing in 2005).
  • Moore is the nephew of the late Jason Moore (bassist with Sideline and other bands).
  • 2023, released Making the Connection album (Big Ricky’s Records).