Missy Raines

In 2021, Missy Raines was named International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year for the 10th time (more than any other player in the history of the organization!). Having proven herself as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist, Missy has also stepped into the spotlight as a songwriter and singer, with the success of her latest release, Royal Traveller, which was nominated for a Grammy in 2020. Missy has taught bass at workshops and music camps all over the world, and heads the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass School of Bluegrass Bass. Missy tours with her band, Missy Raines & Allegheny.