Dale Ann Bradley
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As September winds down to its final week, Dale Ann Bradley is not only anticipating the mid-October release of a new album, she's also getting ready for the annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) extravaganza in Nashville, as part of which she is enjoying her fourth straight nomination as Female Vocalist of the Year. Ultimately, the result will be the same this year as well. Rhonda Vincent has a lock on the award and took home her seventh straight title, even though the rest of the field was pretty substantial as well - Alison Krauss, Sonya Isaacs and Claire Lynch. ...
After five years with Kentucky's long-standing, all-female band, The New Coon Creek Girls, Dale Ann Bradley struck out on her own. And following the success of 1997's "East Kentucky Morning," Bradley is out with "Old Southern Porches," on Pinecastle, a wonderful showcase of her writing talents and smooth lead vocals. It's finding favor with bluegrass and Americana DJs. Bradley says the decision to do a solo album actually came from Pinecastle President Tom Riggs. ...