Rolling Stone recently ranked Rhonda Vincent & The Rage’salbum Bluegrass Legends among their top 10 best concert albums ever to be recorded at the ‘Mother Church of Country Music’ , Ryman Auditorium in historic downtown Nashville. The 2018 recording features collaborations with Bluegrass icons Jesse McReynolds, Mac Wiseman, Bobby Osborne, and Sonny Osborne. Other listed recordings include Emmylou Harris, Marty Stuart, Neil Young, Levon Helm and Jason Isbell.
New song “Like I Could” Reaches #1 on Bluegrass Today Airplay Chart:
Vincent’s new song “Like I Could” recently reached #1 on the Bluegrass Today Airplay chart. The song was co-written by Grand Ole Opry star Jeannie Seely, along with Erin Enderlin and Bobby Tomberlin .
A concept video for the song premiered by RollingStone.com, features Vincent’s real life husband and manager Herb Sandker, portraying the role of a wandering-eyed lover whose actions spurns the dissolution of a once perfect relationship. The video was shot in Nashville’s Music City Bar & Grill, and Directed by Jason Lee Denton and Steve Voss.
2019 IBMA Nominations
Rhonda and bandmates Hunter Berry and Josh Williams have been nominated for a total of four 2019 International Bluegrass Music Awards. Vincent received a pair of nominations for Female Vocalist Of The Year, along with a Collaborative Recording Of The Year nod for her duet with Dolly Parton on “Please,” a song originally written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin.
“Our life’s love and career are totally immersed in bluegrass music,” said Vincent. “It’s what we do! We are so thrilled to be recognized by the members of IBMA. Special thanks to Elton John & Bernie Taupin for allowing us to create a bluegrass version of “Please,” and to Dolly Parton for her amazing creativity and for joining us on the song.”
Additionally, her Rage band mates Hunter Berry received a Fiddle Player Of The Year nomination, and Josh Williams a Guitar Player Of The Year nomination.
The winners will be announced during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass gala awards presentation on September 26 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, N.C.
Rhonda Vincent On Tour:
09/07 Wagoner, Okla. / Bluegrass & Chili Cook Off
09/12 Versailles, Ky. / Kentucky Castle
09/13 Sullivan, Ill. / Backyard Bluegrass Festival
09/14 Springfield, Mo. / National Anthem Performance @ JQH Arena
09/19 Bean Blossom, Ind. / Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
09/20 Kodak, Tenn. / Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival
09/21 Conway, Mo. / Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival
09/24 Branson, Mo. / Clay Cooper Theatre
09/27 Shipshewana, Ind. / Blue Gate Theatre
09/28 Vine Grove, Ky. / Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival
10/04 Franklin, N.C. / Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
10/05 Lebanon, Va. / Harmony Bluegrass Festival
10/12 Waldron, Ark. / Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival
10/13 Jefferson City, Mo. / Windstone Entertainment Event Center
10/18 Mamaroneck, N.Y. / The Emelin Theatre
10/19 Hamilton, Ohio / Parrish Auditorium
10/24 Anderson, S.C. / Anderson Bluegrass Festival
10/25 Sellersville, Pa. / Sellersville Theater
10/26 York, Pa. / York Expo Center
10/31 Fishersville, Va. / All American Indoor Music Festival
For Rhonda’s most up-to-date tour schedule, visit rhondavincent.com
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