April Newsletter; Upcoming shows, Studio time and more

Check out the latest Missy Raines & The New Hip newsletter here in full.

After spending a little time at home and in the studio, we will be headed out in April for a run of gigs.  Very excited to have the fabulous Bryan McDowell (Claire Lynch Band) along with us on fiddle and mandolin! 

First stop is my chosen homeland of Charlottesville VA and a long-awaited return to the Prism Coffeehouse on April 6th.

We’ll also be at Germano’s in Baltimore on April 13th.  I’m super excited to be playing in Baltimore, it’s been a very long time. If you would like to help us get a crowd out SHARE THIS on Facebook, and know we appreciate it!  If you’re thinking about attending, you can buy tickets here, they’re just $12. They need a certain amount of pre-show sales in order for the show to go on- so come on…and just do it!! We can’t wait to see you! 

We’ll be on the air, online and video streaming at WTJU 91.1 FM in the 4 o’clock hour on April 6th– so tune in for a preview of the show.      

Other shows include coming to the ISIS MUSIC HALL in Asheville NC April 8th;  Gypsy Sally’s (supporting Birds of Chicago) in DC,  and a Beautfort County Traditional Music Association sponsored concert in Bath, NC on April 7th.  
See all dates here.

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CYO Brewing & Folk School Coffee Parlor in February

Missy Raines & The New Hip will be in Kentucky in February starting with a trip to Owensboro on Friday, Feb 3 to the CYO Brewing Co.  Show starts at 9pm and is free.  119 E 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303

On Saturday, February 4th, MRNH will head to Ludlow KY (Cincinnati area) to the Folk School Coffee Parlor for  a concert starting at 8pm.  Folk School Coffee Parlor is located at 332 Elm St. Ludlow Ky, 41016


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Missy Raines & The New Hip to Florida

Missy Raines & The New Hip will be touring Florida this week.  

Jan 21st  Fodor’s Grove, Orlando 

Jan 22nd Temple AM, Jupiter 

Jan 26th Fogartyville Community Arts Center, Sarasota 

Jan 27th Skipper’s Smokehouse w/Applebutter Express, Tampa

Jan 28th Engine 15 Brewing Downtown Taproom, Jacksonville

Jan 29th Bradfordville Blues Club, Tallahassee 

See our Tour page for more info

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Interview with the Herald-Tribune

Thanks to Vicki Dean and the Herald-Tribune for this feature on our upcoming show in Sarasota Florida.

Missy Raines & The New Hip will be at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, Thursday, January 26th, 7pm  941-545-5635; fogartyville.org  For more Tour info.

Interview: Bluegrass star Missy Raines on stepping into the spotlight

It’s not easy for a bluegrass bass player to step into the spotlight to front her own band.

 Missy Raines found her voice along the way, as she also dove into the role of lead singer while branching out to a new genre

A native of Short Gap, West Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Cumberland, Maryland, Raines said she grew up listening to bluegrass, as her parents were fans of progressive Washington, D.C.-area bands the Country Gentlemen and the Seldom Scene.

Raines won the International Bluegrass Music Association bass player of the year award seven times while playing with some of the greats in the genre, including a long stint with Claire Lynch. Raines & her band, The New Hip, play Jan. 26 at Sarasota’s Fogartyville.  To read more.

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Missy Raines & The New Hip November Shows Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and North Carolina

November has us hitting the roads and headed to the midwest, the mid-atlantic, and North Carolina.  Hope you can join us out on the trail!

Nov 6Oak Tree Concert Series, Barnhart, MO  2pm

Nov 10 –  Music at the Abbey House Concert, Bowie, MD  7:30pm    410-279-8335 or email archie.warnock@gmail.com for more info

Nov 11 – The Listening Room at the Drum & Strum, Warrenton VA  8pm   $18 Adv $20 Door

Nov 12 – The Tin Pan, Richmond, VA  8pm  $12 adv  $15 door

Nov 13 – The Grey Eagle, Asheville NC 8pm $12 adv $15 door

Click HERE for more Tour Info

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