AWARDS & NOMINATIONS


Rarely Herd National Awards


2003 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



*Grand Masters Gold Award*

(For being voted 'Entertaining Band of the Year' for

10 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment

in SPBGMA history)



SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS

1993, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99,

'2000, '01, & '02

Entertaining Band of the Year


2000 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS


Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year


1998 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS


Masters Gold Award

(For being voted 'Entertaining Band of the Year' for 5 consecutive years)


1997 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS


Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year


1996 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS


Bluegrass Band of the Year, Overall


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Rarely Herd Regional and Special Awards


1998 - Bluegrass Now Magazine's National Fan's Choice Awards votes The Rarely Herd 'Entertaining Band of the Year'


1998 - Proclamation in Jacksonville, Ohio naming September 6th 'Rarely Herd Day'


1998 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Hardin - Entertainer of the Year


1997 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year


1996 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Hardin - Entertainer of the Year



Jeff Hardin ' Fiddle Player of the Year



Jim Stack ' Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year


1995 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Hardin - Entertainer of the Year



Jim Stack ' Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year



Jim Stack ' Guitar Player of the Year



Alan Stack ' Fiddle Player of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year


1995 - The Athens News names The Rarely Herd 'Best Local Band'


SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS

1992, '93, and '94



Entertaining Band of the Year


1994 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year



Album of the Year ' 'Heartbreak City'



Jeff Hardin - Fiddle Player of the Year



Jim Stack ' Guitar Player of the Year


1994 ' Ohio/West Virginia/Kentucky Fan Appreciation Award


1993 - Named one of 'Top 3 Best New Bands in 1993' by the British Bluegrass News


1993 - 'Midnight Loneliness' named Pinecastle Records 'Top-Selling Album of 1993'


1993 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year



Jim Stack ' Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year



Calvin Leport ' Banjo Player of the Year



Alan Stack ' Fiddle Player of the Year


1992 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Weaver




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Rarely Herd Award Nominations


GMA 'DOVE' AWARDS


1998 GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION "DOVE" AWARDS



Bluegrass Gospel Album of the Year ' 'What About Him''



IBMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



1997 IBMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Gospel Recording of the Year - "What About Him'"


Emerging Artists of the Year


1994 IBMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Emerging Artists of the Year




SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



2004 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Vocal Group of the Year



Jim Stack ' Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year



Jeff Weaver ' Entertainer of the Year


2003 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver


2002 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year ' Jim Stack


2001 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Weaver


1999 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year ' Jim Stack


1998 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Weaver


1997 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Bluegrass Band of the Year, Overall



Album of the Year ' 'Pure Homemade Love'


1996 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver


1995 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver


1994 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver


1993 SPBGMA NATIONAL BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver





SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



2003 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Hardin


2002 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Hardin




2001 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Hardin


2000 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Weaver



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Hardin



Fiddle Player of the Year ' Jeff Hardin



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year ' Jim Stack


1998 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Weaver



Fiddle Player of the Year ' Jeff Hardin



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year



Entertaining Band of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year


1997 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertainer of the Year ' Jeff Hardin



Songwriter of the Year ' Jeff Weaver



Fiddle Player of the Year ' Jeff Hardin



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year ' Jim Stack



Entertaining Band of the Year



Instrumental Band of the Year


1996 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Album of the Year ' 'Pure Homemade Love'



Entertaining Band of the Year



Contemporary Band of the Year



Instrumental Band of the Year



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver



Songwriter of the Year ' Jeff Weaver



Guitar Player of the Year - Jim Stack



Fiddle Player of the Year ' Alan Stack


1995 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Entertaining Band of the Year



Contemporary Band of the Year



Instrumental Band of the Year



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Weaver



Songwriter of the Year ' Jeff Weaver



Banjo Player of the Year ' Calvin Leport



Dobro Player of the Year - Dan Brooks



Fiddle Player of the Year - Jeff Hardin



Mandolin Player of the Year - Alan Stack


1994 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Contemporary Band of the Year



Instrumental Band of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year



Entertainer of the Year - Jeff Hardin



Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year ' Jim Stack



Songwriter of the Year - Jeff Weaver



Dobro Player of the Year - Dan Brooks



Banjo Player of the Year - Calvin Leport



Mandolin Player of the Year - Alan Stack



Fiddle Player of the Year - Alan Stack


1993 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Contemporary Band of the Year



Instrumental Band of the Year



Vocal Group of the Year



Album of the Year - "Midnight Loneliness"



Songwriter of the Year - Jeff Weaver



Dobro Player of the Year - Dan Brooks



Guitar Player of the Year - Jim Stack



Mandolin Player of the Year - Alan Stack


1992 SPBGMA MIDWEST BLUEGRASS AWARDS



Bluegrass Band of the Year, Overall



Vocal Group of the Year



Contemporary Band of the Year



Album of the Year - "Midnight Loneliness"



Songwriter of the Year - Jeff Weaver



Dobro Player of the Year - Dan Brooks



Banjo Player of the Year - Calvin Leport



Fiddle Player of the Year - Alan Stack



Contemporary Male Vocalist - Jim Stack




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Publications featuring The Rarely Herd


Ohio Magazine

July, 2003


The Athens News

February 17th, 2003


Bluegrass Now Magazine

July/August 1995


Country Heritage Magazine

(Article on Dan Brooks)

November/December 1994


Southeast Ohio Magazine

Winter 1994


Banjo Newsletter

(Article on Calvin Leport)

June 1994


Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine

February 1994


SPBGMA Bluegrass Music News

Summer 1993


Branson's Country Review

May/June 1993


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