HOME GAMES Tom and Tara Dunphy and the rest of the Rizdales play Sunday (August 24) at Jambo on Ward's Island.
NICKNAME TNT (as in Tom 'n' Tara... lame but true)
POSITION Tom (vocals/guitar/songwriting); Tara (vocals/fiddle/songwriting)
TEAM MEMBERS Rob Clarke (bass); Mark Duff (drums); Brad Keogan (guitar)
ROOKIE YEAR Tara began playing tin whistle, flute and fiddle as a little girl;
Tom picked up the guitar and formed his first band at 18; they met in 2001, married in 2002 and formed the Rizdales the same year.
STATS Radio Country (07); Pay What You Can (05); Bar And Lounge (04); Another Payday Night (03); two-time winner of the Jack Richardson Music Award in the country/bluegrass category.
SPECIAL TALENTS Tara is a great cook, and Tom is a great eater.