I've had the blessed opportunity of collaborating with my friend Bob Lesnefsky, aka "Righteous B", for almost 15 years now. We first met while he was helping with the Steubenville Youth Conferences. He became a youth minister in a neighboring parish to where I was doing youth ministry and we often ran combined retreats and events. [...]

Puns make me happy. Why else would I release a CD titled, "The Gospel Accordion to Bob Rice"? Truth is, I get excited when I come up with a pun because I don't think of myself as a very good "punster". This script I wrote has some good ones in it. The kind that make [...]

Did you know in Hawaii that the story of "The Little Drummer Boy" is re-told as "The Little Ukelele Boy?" Probably not, because I just made that up. But if there was a story about "The Little Ukulele Boy," it would star Kyle Heimann. Kyle is the answer to the question, "Who did that amazing [...]

When people ask me about my music, my usual joke is, "I'm a big fan of me. I have all my CDs." The truth is that I rarely hear my own music unless 1) my kids ask for it, or 2) it comes up on my iTunes shuffle. But there is a third category: unless [...]

As I write from New Hampshire in my parent's house (vacation time with my family,) it's hard to believe it was just a day ago I was playing the final song of the summer at the Defending the Faith Conference. The final conferences of the summer are always a high point. Wednesday to Friday was [...]

This is the one "true" accordion song off the upcoming CD. What you hear is what it is (except I can play it better—it was a challenge to do a good take between napping baby, loud kids, etc!) Just a boy and his accordion, praising the Lord. The words are from Psalm 95. Those of [...]