Tag: Tony Rice

J.D. Crowe Tribute Band in KY

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Although I was able to see most of the 1990s and 2000s versions of J.D. Crowe & the New South, I never got the chance to attend a performance by what many people consider the classic lineups of the New South – the 1970s groups […]

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Bourgeois auction raises $10K for Tony Rice

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bourgeois has announced the successful completion of their Tony Rice tribute guitar auction, where $10,000 was raised to benefit Tony. They had built a custom instrument as an homage to Tony’s classic D-28, the Clarence White guitar, and offered it for sale at auction earlier […]

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Tony Rice Bourgeois auction starts today

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Back in October we posted about the custom Dana Bourgeois guitar being built to honor and benefit Tony Rice. It was designed and built as a Bourgeois interpretation of Tony’s priceless 1935 D-28, often called the Clarence While guitar, as it spent time in Clarence’s custody before Tony […]

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Tony Rice model from Elliott Capos

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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A new limited-edition, hand-crafted Tony Rice signature guitar capo from Elliott Capos is now available. Made from hand polished stainless steel, they are offered in four widths, and each has Tony’s signature engraved along one of the arms. Only 1951 will be created, a tribute to […]

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Custom Bourgeois guitar auctioned to benefit Tony Rice

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We have written many times about the difficulties Tony Rice has experienced of late, particularly the health issues that have made it impossible for him to perform. Owing to advanced arthritis, Tony is no longer able to play the guitar without severe pain, leaving one of […]

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The Best of Larry Rice from Rebel

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rebel Records has announced the September 30 release of If You Only Knew…The Best of Larry Rice. This retrospective collection will include 16 cuts from Larry’s five albums with the label between 1986 and 2005. Larry died in 2006 following a long battle with cancer. […]

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Tony Rice benefit in Paris succeeds

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Earlier this month we posted information about a benefit concert for Tony Rice to be held in Paris, France on May 11. We’re delighted to further report that the show was a success. The show raised roughly $3000 in donations, which will be sent along to […]

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Tony Rice benefit in Paris

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass folks are sometimes given to brag about the worldwide appeal of our music. Here’s a story that shows just how true it is. A group of French bluegrass musicians have organized a benefit concert for Tony Rice for this weekend in Paris. Just as […]

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$10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for the arthritis that has stolen […]

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Thomas Vinci Strings support Tony Rice Foundation

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As more and more folks learn about Tony Rice’s health issues, more ways to help are popping up. Though he never was officially an endorser, Tony very publicly used Thomas Vinci strings for many years. He was quick to answer questions about his string preference […]

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