Just Announced! The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers are nominated for 2014 WESTERN GROUP OF THE YEAR! This is the third consecutive year that the band has been a nominated in this category, moving on as finalist for the two previous years and an honor they were awarded in 2012. We are grateful for this recognition!
But that’s not all... The Rhythm Rustlers have also been nominated for:
SONG OF THE YEAR - Don Edwards for President (Listen below!)
WESTERN SWING ALBUM OF THE YEAR - Too Hot to Handle Released in January 2014
The CD is a combination of original cowboy music, western swing, instrumentals by Tom Boyer and a few cover tunes. The album can be purchased through this Web site or on CdBaby.com or Amazon.com
Marvin interviews Bobbi Jean and Jim Bell
DJ of the YEAR - Marvin O’Dell
O’Dell is pictured here interviewing Bobbi Jean and Jim Bell of OutWest in Newhall, CA. O’Dell’s shows air five days a week on three Internet stations as well as on KKRN Radio in Redding, CA and most recently, KTNK Radio, 1410AM in Lompoc, CA.
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR: Tom Boyer Tom’s masterful finger-style picking has made him a crowd favorite in all performances. As an invited guest performer and instructor each year to the Chet Atkin’s Appreciation Society week in Nashville, Tom’s talent is appreciated at whatever venue and in whatever genre he’s asked to play. Tom Boyer is an award-winner!
The ballots will go out September 1st to WMA members and the voting begins. The award recipients will be announced at the Awards Show at the WMA Convention in Albuquerque, NM on November 15th. Hey! Why don’t YOU make plans right now to come to the Convention this year! If you love our music, you’ll really love the 4 days of non-stop western music all days and most of the nights in Albuquerque this year. The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers will be showcasing on Friday and will be performing "Don Edwards for President" at the Awards Show on Saturday night. Would love to see YOU there. To find out more about the Convention and the schedule, go to www.westernmusic.org.
MOMENTS to REMEMBER:
The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers’ Marvin O’Dell is awarded the Will Rogers Award by the Academy of Western Artists for his best original western song, Don Edwards for President, on March 29th in Irving, TX.
2014 WRANGLER Award presented by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum goes to Marvin O’Dell as Producer on the Award-winning Western Album, "Gotta Be a Cowgirl," by Mikki Daniel. Mikki is the youngest recipient to ever to receive the prestigious WRANGLER Horizon award and it is certainly a great honor for her first CD to receive this recognition from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Both Marvin and Mikki traveled to Oklahoma City, OK in April to receive the awards.
The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers are a showcase group specializing in family-oriented cowboy music to fit any event and venue. This award winning group features strong lead vocals and harmonies supported by outstanding musicianship that set this band apart from all the rest. Their sound is truly unique and sure to please audiences of every age!
Check the Calendar page for dates and locations where you can see the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers in concert!