As announced by the International Bluegrass Music Association at a Nashville press conference recently, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage have been nominated for four 2019 Bluegrass Music Awards. Vincent received a nomination 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.
Additionally, Vincent's Rage band mates also received two nominations in their respective categories, with Hunter Berry for Fiddle Player Of The Year and Josh Williams for Guitar Player Of The Year.
"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."
The winners will be announced during a gala awards presentation on September 26 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, N.C.
New video for "Like I Could" premieres at RollingStone.com, plus set to air on The Heartland Network and CMT Music. RollingStone.com recently premiered Vincent's new music video for "Like I Could," a song co-written by Grand Ole Opry star Jeannie Seely, along with Erin Enderlin and Bobby Tomberlin. The video features Vincent's real life husband and manager Herb Sandker, who portrays the role of a wandering-eyed lover whose actions spurns the dissolution a once perfect relationship. The video was shot in Nashville's Music City Bar & Grill, and Directed by Jason Lee Denton and Steve Voss.
The Heartland Network will also premiere the video on Country Music Today this Friday, July 26 at 2:19 pm ET, with additional airings on Saturday, July 27 at 12:29 am & 6:21 pm, and on Tuesday, July 30 at 2:37 pm.
Rhonda Vincent On Tour:
7/28 Lyons, CO / Rockygrass
8/2 Parsons, WV / Pickin' In Parsons
8/3 Milan, MI / Milan Bluegrass Festival
8/10 Copper Mountain, CO / Guitar Town / Copper Mountain Resort
8/14 PRIVATE / Nashville, TN / iHeart Radio
8/15 Marion, NC / NC State Bluegrass Festival
8/17 Gettysburg, PA / Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
8/24 Pelham, TN / The Caverns / Buy Tickets
8/30 New Richmond, Quebec, CANADA / New Richmond Bluegrass Festival
8/31 Thomas Point Beach, ME / Bluegrass Festival
9/1 Thomas Point Beach, ME / Bluegrass Festival
9/7 Wagoner, OK / Bluegrass & Chili Cook Off
9/12 Versailles, KY / Kentucky Castle
9/13 Sullivan, IL / Backyard Bluegrass Festival
9/19 Bean Blossom, IN / Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
9/20 Kodak, TN / Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival
9/21 Conway, MO / Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival
9/24 Branson, MO / Clay Cooper Theatre
9/27 Shipshewana, IN / Blue Gate Theatre
9/28 Vine Grove, KY / Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival
10/4 Franklin, NC / Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
10/5 Lebanon, VA
10/12 Waldron, AR / Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival
10/13 Jefferson City, MO / Windstone Entertainment Event Center
10/18 Mamaroneck, NY / The Emelin Theatre
10/19 Hamilton, OH / Parrish Auditorium
10/24 Anderson, SC / Anderson Bluegrass Festival
For Rhonda's most up-to-date tour schedule, visit rhondavincent.com