Tag: Ben Helson

End Of A Rope video from Renaissance Bluegrass Band

| August 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

When Ben Helson left Rhonda Vincent & The Rage last Fall, we noted that he would be serving as the as Bluegrass Director of the Bethel University Renaissance program in McKenzie, TN. Bethel is a small, private Christian school with a total enrollment of just over 5,000 students, with satellite […]


Josh Williams joins Rhonda and the Rage

| November 18, 2012 | 12 Comments

With their touring season just concluded, Rhonda Vincent has announced a change in her band, The Rage. Ben Helson, who has been holding down the guitar spot this past four years, is leaving, with 3-time IBMA Guitar Player of the Year Josh Williams set to step in. Williams […]


Rhonda turns ’em loose

| March 23, 2012 | 3 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has posted a new video of Rhonda Vincent & The Rage tearing through a cool medley of instrumental bluegrass favorites when they performed on the Katy Daley Show on February 2. Rhonda featured each of her top shelf pickers in turn (Brent Burke […]


Ben Helson – hometown hero

| November 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

When Rhonda Vincent introduced the new members of her band earlier this week, a good many bluegrass fans recognized the name of her new banjo player, Aaron McDaris, from his time with The Grascals. Fewer, perhaps, knew the name of her new guitarist, Ben Helson. […]


McDarris, Helson join The Rage

| November 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

As has been widely speculated this past few weeks, Rhonda Vincent has confirmed that Aaron McDaris is her new banjo player, and that Ben Helson is taking the guitar spot. Both take the job effective today (11/24). McDaris had been performing as a member of […]