Rita Hosking Trio - Intense country-folk!
Jun 1, 2013
Rita's style of country-folk has been lauded for story and sense of place, and her performances praised for capturing the audience. Honors include winner of the 2008 Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest at the Sisters Folk Festival, finalist in the 2009 Telluride Music Festival Troubadour Contest, and more. "This California girl comes by her mountain-music sensibility with true authenticity, with original songs deeply rooted in her family's frontier experience," (Dan Ruby, FestivalPreview.com) and Rita's fans call her "the real deal". A descendant of Cornish miners w"Heartfelt country soul set by someone who's quietly become one of the best." ~Maverick Magazine
"Her breed of Nor Cal country folk ain't quite old-timey, and it ain't quite bluegrass, but damn it's sweet. For fans of Emmylou and Gillian, this one's a safe bet. The songs of Rita Hosking are as fragile as a newborn baby, and defiant as a West Virginia coal miner." --Stuart Mason, Fiddlefreak Folk Review
"A sledgehammer to my heart." ~Frank O. Gutch of Rock and Reprise, writing of Rita's latest album, BURN. ho sang in the mines, Rita grew up with deep regard for folk music and the power of the voice.
||$18 adv / $20 day of show
Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA
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