Tag: Tony Rice

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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Dolly Parton’s Blue Smoke

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dolly Parton is dipping another toe into the bluegrass market with her next CD, Blue Smoke. It doesn’t appear to be a completely bluegrass record, like her 2001 release, Little Sparrow, but there are a couple of numbers that will be familiar to grassers, with […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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Hardest Kind of Memories from Brandon Lee Adams

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass singer, songwriter, and guitarist Brandon Lee Adams has released his first full-length album, Hardest Kind Of Memories. 10 of the 11 tracks are Brandon’s, and he is assisted in the studio by top grassers like Scott Vestal on banjo, Randy Kohrs on resonator guitar, […]

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