Rhonda Vincent tells her Bluegrass Story:
My Bluegrass Story is produced by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum located on the banks of the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky. The Hall of Fame also produces ROMP Festival, an annual bluegrass festival which attracts over 25,000 attendees annually. In 2020, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum acquired the premiere bluegrass magazine, Bluegrass Unlimited. The museum hosts concerts in its 450 seat state-of-the-art theatre and has two floors of exhibit space to display and preserve the history of bluegrass music.
Rhonda Vincent was born in Kirksville, Missouri, in 1962. She is the oldest of three children, and the only daughter of Johnny and Carolyn Vincent. Her brother Darrin is a member of the Award-winning bluegrass group Dailey & Vincent.
By the age of five, Rhonda was singing and playing in her family’s band called The Sally Mountain Show. By the early 1980’s she had impressed a host of musicians, television show hosts and music producers. She moved to Nashville and performed at the Grand Ole Opry as a backup singer for Jim Ed Brown then a television music show host.
In 1988, Rhonda formed her first band The Raje, The band comprised Rhonda Vincent, Alan Jones, Joey Wieneman and Earl Hess. (actually Irl Hees). The first names of the band members formed the band name RAJE. It wa slater change to The Rage.
Rhonda Vincent is a seven-time Grammy nominee. She won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2017. In 2020, she was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.