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Rhonda Vincent at the Paramount

March 29, 2011

In celebration of Mothers and Children, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at the Paramount Center on Sunday, April 3rd @ 3:00p.m. This is the first event in which proceeds will go to Bristol Regional Medical Center ’s “The CURE is coming the care is NOW” cancer patient care which provides wigs, bandanas, scarves, gas cards and pajamas. Sponsored by Crooked Road General Store and Pit Row Marathon, this show is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Also performing, Next Best Thing — Rhonda’s daughter’s band!

Since 2000, Rhonda Vincent has been named Female Vocalist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) seven times. The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music named her Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year five times, Traditional Vocalist of the Year five times, and Entertainer of the Year four times. She has performed and recorded with Dolly Parton, George Jones, and Faith Hill. She has been featured at the Grand Ole Opry more than 100 times, as well as making numerous appearances on CBS, ABC, NBC, and PBS.

Born July 13, 1962, in Kirksville , Mo. , she began her musical career at the age of five, playing drums in her family’s band, the Sally Mountain Show. She earned the respect of her predominantly male peers in the 1970s and 1980s for her success in the bluegrass genre. Vincent is a talented multi-instrumentalist and singer; she plays mandolin, guitar, and fiddle, and is noted for her progressive chord structures and multi-range vocals.

Ticket prices $25 Reserved.

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Paramount at 423.274.8920 or online at www.etix.com. On performance evenings, the box office opens one hour prior to the event.