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The most awarded Bassist in Bluegrass Music - Missy Raines Trio - to play in Katoonba

Source: Fusion Boutique
Archived 27 Nov 2019 - Posted: 3 Oct 2019
Missy Raines Trio
The most awarded Bassist in Bluegrass Music - MISSY RAINES TRIO (Nashville) + Special Guests WHOA MULE in Concert at Hotel Blue Upstairs for ‘Live At The Attic’ Katoomba, Blue Mountains

With a smoky and seductive alto, 7 Time International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year, Missy Raines, heads up this all-acoustic ensemble. The territory the trio covers is broad and the compass is set by Raines, planted right in the centre of the stage directing with her bass every bit as much as she’s playing it.

"Raines launches her well-tended craft off the bluegrass dock into the waters of jazz and folk, holding onto the anchor of bluegrass while pushing steadily at the boundaries of the music that engulfs her.” – Country Standard Time.

In 1998 Raines became the first woman to win IBMA’s Bass Player of the Year award and she went on to win the title more than any other bass player in the history of the organisation. She has proven herself without doubt, as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.

“The countless miles Raines has travelled are a gorgeous, weathered patina on her songwriting as well as the careful, intentional arrangements — and rearrangements — of these songs.” — The Bluegrass Situation

“Her latest release, Royal Traveller, not only confirms her renowned instrumental status but also announces another first, as she debuts as a songwriter, 11 tracks that both reflect and reach beyond her bluegrass roots, to touch upon indie folk, jam grass and jazz-inspired material. ” — Folk Radio UK

“It isn’t often that a song will rope me into playing it on repeat. The title track of this album [Royal Traveller] though is one of those songs.”  — Americana Highways

Visit the Missy Raines website

+ Special Guests Whoa Mule

Whoa Mule brings you old time country ballads, original songs, and driving triple fiddle dance tunes. Inspired by the rapid weather changes of the Blue Mountains and the bustle of Sydney streets, these musicians deliver a performance characterised by both space and energy. With rich experience earned in bands such as Catgut and Golden Whistler, Whoa Mule puts a kick into old time music.

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Hotel Blue is an all ages venue however minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must remain supervised and do require a standard ticket for entry. Please also keep in mind that the performance space is a seated listening room.


Missy Raines Trio + Whoa Mule at Hotel Blue Upstairs for ‘Live At The Attic’

Date:
Friday 18th October 2019.

Time:
Doors Open upstairs 5pm. Show Starts 6pm.

Venue:
Hotel Blue 'Live At The Attic' 88 Lurline St, Katoomba

Tickets:

  • $30 pre-sale available from Hotel Blue reception (during reception open hours) (Cash Only)
  • $32.50 (Including booking fees) phone 02) 4782 6922 and Online
  • $35 on the Door from 5pm (Cash Only) – Unless Sold Out
  • General Admission. Theatre Style Seating.
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