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Rhonda Vincent Set To Release New Album "Only Me" This Week

Posted by Administrator on January 27, 2014 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Rhonda Vincent – the fiery vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal – is set to release her new two-disc album Only Me on January 28, 2014. In addition to receiving an unprecedented seven consecutive “Female Vocalist of the Year” awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), being named IBMA’s 2001 “Entertainer of the Year,” and being the co-author of the 2004 IBMA “Song of the Year,” Vincent was nominated for a 2006 Grammy® award for “Best Bluegrass Album” for Ragin’ Live, as well as a double nomination in 2007 for “Best Bluegrass Album” for All American Bluegrass Girl, along with “Best Country Collaboration with Vocals” for Midnight Angel featuring Bobby Osborne.

Since her debut, Rhonda has met with increasing acclaim for her dynamic, infectious take on bluegrass. Her gift for balancing classic bluegrass sounds with subtle contemporary touches is featured throughout music. Gleaming with hope, resilience, and gratitude, Rhonda presents a set of songs that range from timelessly straight-ahead bluegrass to classic country. Joining her on the album is Willie Nelson on the title track, Daryle Singletary featured on “We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds”, and members of Diamond Rio.

“When Rhonda Vincent opens her mouth, it’s great… whether she’s singing country or bluegrass. This collection of songs on “Only Me” is incredible. God gave Rhonda an unbelievable voice and I am so thankful that we get to enjoy it. I love her like a sister and enjoy her music as her biggest fan,” says Dolly Parton.

Currently nominated for six SPBGMA awards including Entertainer of the Year, Rhonda continues to be a trailblazer for the genre. Rhonda Vincent & The Rage are the most awarded band in bluegrass history with 88 industry awards.

As part of the promotional blitz for Only Me, Rhonda will be featured in a special two-part Today Show segment that was taped in Nashville (not sure which day Rhonda appears, as of press time), as well as RFD’s Cumberland Highlanders, GAC Top 20 Countdown, RFD’s Rural Evening News, CMT.com, Country Weekly, Bluegrass Unlimited, Huffington Post, the Tennessean, Woodsongs, Billboard, The Boot, Bluegrass Today, AOL, and much more.

Track Listing:

Disc One/Bluegrass

1. Busy City

2. I’d Rather Hear I Don’t Love You (Than Nothing At All)

3. Only Me (Featuring Willie Nelson)

4. I Need Somebody Bad Tonight

5. We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds (Featuring Daryle Singletary)

6. It’s Never Too Late

Musician Credits:

Hunter Berry - fiddles

Brent Burke - resophonic guitar

Mickey Harris - upright bass

Aaron McDaris - banjo

Rhonda Vincent - mandolin

Josh Williams - acoustic guitar

Disc Two/Country

1. Teardrops Over You

2. Once A Day

3. Beneath Still Waters

4. Bright Lights & Country Music

5. When The Grass Grows Over Me

6. Drivin’ Nails

Musician Credits:

Tim Crouch - fiddles

Kevin Grantt - upright bass

Carl Jackson - acoustic guitar

Mike Johnson - steel guitar

Catherine Marx - piano (all songs except Drivin' Nails)

James Mitchell - electric guitar

Michael Rojas - piano (Drivin' Nails)

Lonnie Wilson - drums

 

Learn more about Rhonda Vincent at www.rhondavincent.com

 

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Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Nomnated For Six SPBGMA Awards

Posted by Administrator on January 7, 2014 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)


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Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, the most awarded band in bluegrass, could be adding more awards to their prestigious list of honors as they have been nominated for 6 SPBGMA awards. These nominations come as Vincent readies the release of her forthcoming album 'Only Me', which is set for release on January 28th.


'Only Me' is a specialty album for Vincent, containing two-discs with six songs each, where half of the music is country and the other half features Vincent’s signature bluegrass sound!  'Only Me' features song collaborations with Willie Nelson and Daryle Singletary.


The bluegrass pickers on this song are some of the best that I have ever heard. When I think of bluegrass, this is the sound that I hear. Your voice is beautiful,” says Willie Nelson.


Rhonda Vincent & The Rage are nominated for the following categories:

Entertainer of the Year: Rhonda Vincent

Entertaining Group of the Year: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Instrumental Group of the Year: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Guitar Performer of the Year: Josh Williams

Fiddle Player of the Year: Hunter Berry

Bass Performer of the Year: Mickey Harris


The Martha White Bluegrass Express will be making stops all across America in 2014, as Vincent remains the spokeswoman for the historic flour company Martha White. You can catch Rhonda Vincent on tour at the venues listed below.

Jan 10 – Jefferson City, MO - SPBGMA Midwest

Jan 11 – Perrysburg, OH – Bluegrass in Super Class

Jan 17 – Longview, TX – SE Belcher JR Chapel and Performance Center

Jan 18 – Lufkin, TX – Angelina Arts Alliance

Jan 25 – St. Paul, MN – A Prairie Home Companion

Feb 01 – North East, MD – Millburn Stone Theatre

Feb 02 – Nashville, TN – SPBGMA National Awards

Feb 03 – Lexington, KY – Woodsongs

Feb 14 – Asheville, NC – Bluegrass First Class

Feb 15 – Kinston, NC – Neuse River Music Fest w/ Gene Watson

Feb 16 – Newark, OH – Midland Theatre

Feb 21 – Bremen, GA – Mill Town Music Hall

Feb 22 – Palatka, FL – Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch

Feb 23 – Mar 02 – Country’s Family Reunion/Larry’s Country Diner Caribbean Cruise

Mar 08 – Fulton, MS – Davis Event Center

Mar 09 – Standardsville, VA

Mar 14 – Hartselle, AL – Hartselle High School Theatre w/ Gene Watson

Mar 15 – Hurley, VA

Mar 16 – Appomattox, VA – Appomattox High School Auditorium

Mar 21 – Kent, OH – The Kent Stage

Mar 22 – Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak

Mar 23 – Nelsonville, OH – Stuart’s Opera House

Mar 28 – Wilmington, OH – Roberts Convention Centre

Mar 29 – Naperville, IL – Great Northern Bluegrass Music Festival

Apr 03 – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House

Apr 04 – Grand Rapids, MN

Apr 11 – Pitman, NJ – Broadway Theatre of Pitman

Apr 12 – Decatur, IL

Apr 13 – Lawrenceburg, IN

Apr 24 – Burlington, VT – The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Apr 25 – Oneonta, NY – Foothills Performing Arts Center

Apr 26 – Cumberland, MD – Alleghany High School Auditorium

Apr 27 – South Pittsburg, TN – National Cornbread Festival

May 02 – Lincolnton, GA - Little Roy & Lizzy Bluegrass Festival w/ Gene Watson

May 03 – Princeton, WV – Chuck Mathena Center

May 08-10 – Branson, MO – Silver Dollar City

May 15 – Sellersville, PA

May 16 – Gettysburg, PA – Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

May 17 – Amelia, VA – Amelia Family Campground

May 22 – Curryville, MO – Back 40 Bluegrass Park

May 24 – Tightwad, MO

May 30 – Auburn, AL – Bluegrass on the Plains

May 31 – Columbus, MS

Jun 06 – Munfordville, KY

Jun 07 – Princeton, KY

Jun 27 – Grayson, KY – RudyFest

Jun 28 – Summersville, WV – Music in the Mountains Festival

Jul 02-06 – Queen City, MO – Sally Mountain Park

Jul 12 – Centre Hall, PA – Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival

Jul 19-26 – Country’s Family Reunion/Larry’s Country Diner Alaskan Cruise

Aug 09 – Greenwich, OH – Buckeye Bluegrass Festival

Aug 14 – Marion, NC – NC State Bluegrass Festival

Aug 15 – Gettysburg, PA – Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Aug 16 – Milan, MI – Milan Bluegrass Festival

Aug 29 – Brunswick, ME – Thomas Point Beach

Aug 30 – Woodstown, NJ – Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

Sep 01 – Paducah, KY to Henderson, KY – American Queen Steamboat

Sep 04 – Shipshewana, IN

Sep 05 – Springfield, MO – Missouri State University

Sep 06 – Claremore, OK – Bluegrass & Chili Festival

Sep 09 – Henderson, KY to Paducah, KY – American Queen Steamboat

Sep 18 – Denton, NC- Denton Farm Park

Sep 19 – Kodak, TN – Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival

Sep 20 – Conway, MO – Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival

Sep 26 – Manteo, NC – Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival

Sep 27 – Buena Vista, VA – Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival

Sep 28 – Hermitage, TN – Grace Place Church

Sep 30 – Raleigh, NC – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium w/ Gene Watson

Oct 11 – Waldron, AR – Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival

Oct 17 – Farmers Branch, TX – Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival

Oct 18 – Lanexa, VA – Rockahock Bluegrass Festival

Oct 24 – Renfro Valley, KY – Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Oct 25 – York, PA

Oct 25 – New Hope, PA - New Hope Winery

For more information, please visit www.rhondavincent.com

 


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