Sister Sadie performing in Owensboro on Thursday; local band Kentucky Shine opening act

May 16, 2023 | 12:07 am

Updated May 15, 2023 | 11:44 pm

Sister Sadie

Grammy-nominated Sister Sadie is headlining a concert in Owensboro this Thursday, with local band Kentucky Shine performing as the opening act.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and are available here.

Sister Sadie was formed after five best friends performed an impromptu concert at the Station Inn in Nashville. Members include Deanie Richardson (fiddle), Gena Britt (banjo, vocals), Jaelee Roberts (guitar, vocals), Dani Flowers (guitar, vocals), and Maddie Dalton (acoustic bass, vocals).

Since its formation in 2012, Sister Sadie has won a slew of IBMA’s such as Vocal Group of the Year in 2019, 2020, and 2021, along with Entertainer of the Year in 2020. They also earned a Grammy nomination for their second album “Sister Sadie ll” in 2020. 

Kentucky Shine includes guitarist JB Miller, Steven Stewart on fiddle, bassist Ross Clark, and Jordan Riehm on banjo. They have released two albums, “Back in Again” and “Night Watch.” The band is true traditional bluegrass and has played at events including the ROMP Music Festival, First City Music Festival, and PorchFest.

The concert is presented by Lost River Sessions, an Emmy award-winning television, concert and radio series launched by WKU PBS and WKU Public Radio. The series explores the music scene from the roots up by featuring musical talents in the folk, bluegrass and Americana genres performing intimate live sets in various iconic venues across southcentral Kentucky.

May 16, 2023 | 12:07 am

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