I am truly honored to be nominated again for 2014 IBMA Bass Player of the Year.
My sincerest thanks and gratitude to all who have shown their support through the years. And also, my deepest thanks to those who have influenced me (and continue to do so) with their music, their bravery, and their creative drive.
Congratulations to my fellow nominees- Mark Schatz, Barry Bales, Mike Bub and Darrin Vincent. Fine company, indeed.
We are super excited to be part of this year’s ROMP festival, on Saturday, June 28th at 2pm, in Owensboro KY. In its 11th year, ROMP is the main fundraising event for the International Bluegrass Music Museum. The festival features artists from the roots and branches of bluegrass and is located in Owensboro, Kentucky. Continue reading
We are very excited to be performing at the International Bluegrass Music Museum this Friday, May 2, at 7pm to benefit the museum. Doors at 6:30 and there will be a reception with wine, beer and snacks. Tickets are $20 or 2 for $35
We’ll be joining Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Sol Driven Train, Shannon Whitworth Band among many others at the Albino Skunk Fest SPRING SKUNK in Greer SC Friday, April 11th. Tickets on sale now. See you at the Skunk!
Woohoo! Headed back to Merlefest 2014. See you there Friday, April 25th!
Very happy to be returning to Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp in Maryville TN on the campus of Maryville College to teach bass June 15 thru June 21st. Looking for a great vacation that includes a ton of music? Join us this summer!
Join us Sunday, April 27th, 7:30pm at the renowned Birchmere for Pickin’; A Bluegrass All Star Jam featuring Dale Ann Bradley, Sierra Hull, Sammy Shelor, Steve Gulley, Michael Cleveland, and Missy Raines. The Birchmere is located at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria VA.
Missy’s alter ego as 1/4 of the roots-blues-bluegrass quartet, Helen Highwater Stringband, will be at Carter’s Vintage Guitars in Nashville Tuesday, May 6th. Shows start at 7pm and you can bring your own beverage to enjoy during the show! Helen Highwater Stringband is David Grier, Mike Compton, Shad Cobb, and Missy Raines. Continue reading
Coming to Richmond, Virginia on March 20th, Missy and The New Hip will be performing for JAMinc, a non-profit organization dedicated to the arts with the creed, “To open minds, hearts, and ears to music deserving a wider audience through education, performance, and support”. The intimate concert setting will be at IN YOUR EAR Studio at 1813 East Broad St, (corner of 19th & E. Broad) Richmond VA 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 ADV and $25 at the door- Reserve yours here Continue reading
Join us at The Arts Center of Carrboro on Friday, March 21st, at 8pm. 300-G East Main Street, Carrboro NC.
919.929.2787 Tickets $15 ADV, Friends ADV $11, Day of Show $19 Continue reading