Happy New Year to You and Yours!! Wishing you the very best in 2014. Here is a list of highlights of 2013-so very much to be grateful for
1) The United Nations, Arts for Peace/ A Big Project featured my performance of "If I Were You" in New York City for their "A Big Project submission to Global Prize" http://youtu.be/0wOgr7CLEFk?t=1m50s Available for download at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/pattyreese
2) Awarded 14th Wammie!! (Washington Area Music Award) Thank-you to my peers for this honor and your continued support! 2012 Roots Rock Vocalist
3) Thrilled to have "Fly Just the Same", a song co-written with Jennifer Smith of Naked Blue, included on The Alternate Root Magazine Women History Month 'Women Only' Sampler. "We thanks the ladies who have not only contributed, but written songs that keep to the theme of this years Women History Month, Women Education - Women Empowerment. Our sampler happily hosts music from Gretchen Peters, Sara Petite, Christine Ohlman | Beehive Queen, Audrey Auld, Bonnie Bishop, Susan Cattaneo, Amanda Pearcy, Baskery, Euferzine, Jen Chapin, Sunday Wilde, Amanda Cevallos, Sarah Mac, Beth McKee, Patty Reese, Bex Marshall and many more." http://www.thealternateroot.com/what-s-trending/1064-alternate-root-women-only-sampler "Fly Just the Same" also on http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/pattyreese
4) Performed The National Anthem for the Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony for Brother-In-Law Ron Duane as Command Sergeant Major for the Corpse of Cadets at West Point - The U.S. Military Academy Academy. Congratulations Rob! I hadn't been that nervous in a long time-whew!
5) Barns of Wolftrap performance in BandHouse Gigs Tribute to The Pretenders. What a cast! Grateful to be included with such incredible talent and the finest of friends and folks!
6) Performed for the The Goldman Enviromental Goldman Environmental Prize Washington D.C. ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. http://www.goldmanprize.org/blog/2013-goldman-prize-tour-continues-washington-dc
The Patty Reese Band performed at Ocean City, MD - The Official Page MD's Springfest and Sunfest! http://ococean.com/springfest
7) Opened for Beth Hart's SOLD OUT show at the legendary The Birchmere! What a fantastic audience!
Selected to perform at the 2013 CAPITAL REGION ONE-DAY NERFA CONFERENCE HTTP://WWW.NERFA.ORG/CONFERENCE-INFO/CONFERENCE-INFORMATION/61-CR13-SCHEDULE-2
9) Walter Reed Medical Center Wounded Warrior Project Concert. Thank-you to our all our Warriors for you sacrifice, your service and our continued freedom.
10) The Patty Reese Band at The Maryland State Fair!
11) The Southern Maryland Blues Festival Festival!!! http://www.somdblues.org/ Happy New Year and God Bless Don Hooker, Sara Hooker Petska and all the volunteers who make this such a special event
12) The Brew & Blues Festival Festival of Front Royal, VA loves The Patty Reese Band-so happy to be asked back again!
13) Opened for Bobby Messano/Deanna Bogart with Lisa Lim. He is a fireball-and always so happy to get to hear and see Deanna
14) Humbled, thrilled and honored to be included in the Alternate Root Magazine's top female Blues Artists along with Bonnie Raitt, Beth Hart, Shamika Copeland and others http://www.thealternateroot.com/what-s-trending/1075-30-women-burning-up-the-blues
For a complete listing of performances go to http://www.sonicbids.com/2/EPK/?epk_id=63486#calendar or www.pattyreese.com