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    Missy Raines is one of the most sought-after bassists in bluegrass music.
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  • Her latest project, Missy Raines and the New Hip, has her exploring a new sonic direction.
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    Her latest project, Missy Raines and the New Hip, has her exploring a new sonic direction.
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  • Raines and her band journey through unexpected genres on their aptly named New Frontier.
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    Raines and her band journey through unexpected genres on their aptly named New Frontier.
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  • A West Virginia native, Raines has been touring professionally since she was a teenager.
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    A West Virginia native, Raines has been touring professionally since she was a teenager.
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  • Raines has won a number of awards for her talent, including the IBMA Bass Player of the Year award.
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    Raines has won a number of awards for her talent, including the IBMA Bass Player of the Year award.
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Missy Raines and the New Hip appear on Mountain Stage, live from the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

One of the most decorated and highly sought-after upright bassists in bluegrass music, Missy Raines explores an adventurous new sonic direction on her latest project. On the aptly named New Frontier, Raines and her band barrel fearlessly through unexpected genres, including Americana, progressive bluegrass and spacey, guitar-driven rock.

A West Virginia native, Raines began touring professionally as a teenager and has performed and recorded with bluegrass legends such as Josh Graves, Kenny Baker and Jesse McReynolds. She's earned the prestigious IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Bass Player of the Year Award seven times over.

Ethan Ballinger joins her on electric guitar, along with Jarrod Walker on mandolin and Cody Walker on drums.

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  • "I Learn"
  • "The Blackest Crow"
  • "Thirsty In The Rain"
  • "What's The Calling For"
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