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Rissi Palmer LIVE...in YOUR house!!! 


Imagine: you, your friends, and fellow music lovers, eating good food (maybe a little wine), with me playing in the background, telling the stories behind the songs, and having a ball...all in the comfort of your own home! What's not to love?!?!? I've never done anything like this before, but feel it's the perfect way to bring together the two things I love about performing: singing and interactin
g with the listeners. 

In addition to festivals and clubs, I am now booking house/corporate shows for November (just in time for the release of my Christmas EP...hello holiday parties!!!) through the rest of the year and into 2016, so if you're interested in hosting a show or have more questions about pricing & requirements, please message me HERE.

Rissi Palmer at the Shed in Durham is a Rock Pick for the News & Observer 

"Rissi Palmer's new mini-album, The Back Porch Sessions, is an easy-on-the-ears set that is both beautifully sung and
hard to categorize." 
-David Menconi

Thank you so much to the News and Observer's review and for making my show tomorrow night (Friday, July 10) a "Rock Pick". You can read the full review HERE and If you're interested in coming, here's the vital info:

When: Friday, July 10, Doors Open at 8pm, Show starts 9pm
Where: The Shed at Goldenbelt, 807 E Main St., Durham, NC 27701
Tickets: $10 general admission, $15 cd w/ ticket, Purchase HERE or at the door

Rissi Palmer in Rolling Stone!!! 

"Palmer is living in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and their daughter and making trips back to Nashville to develop her new music — with its neo-soul-to-throwback-southern-R&B sound and down-home, confessional point-of-view — when and how she wants to. "It's a different vibe," she explains, sitting at a picnic table on the porch behind the 5 Spot. "The country's still there, because that's still a part of me. But this project is definitely more intentionally soul." - Jewly Hight


Thank you so much Jewly and Rolling Stone Country for this awesome article. You can check it out HERE.

Soultracks.com gives "Sweet Sweet Lovin'" a First Listen! 



"Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer may be seen by some as an anomaly, an artist whose music is an interesting mixture of soul and country. But as we’ve written about before, the two genres have much more in common than some folks think. Storytelling and a keen sense of melody spell the best of both genres, and Rissi has plenty of both in her music."

Thank you so much to SoulTracks.com for their review of "Sweet Sweet Lovin'". Check it out HERE.

Live from the Back Porch... 

Here's a throwback performance from the studio in August 2014, when Shannon Sanders, Drew Ramsey, and I were writing and recording songs for The Back Porch Sessions. We had just written "Anything But Yours" and decided to get it on tape. Hope you enjoy!!!

P.S. If you like what you're hearing, get your copy of The Back Porch Sessions on iTunes HERE or on cd HERE!!!

Happy Release Day!!! 

Last night I sat up thinking about how blessed I am to be able to do my heart's desire for a living. I am also so blessed to have so many people believing in my dream. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart...sincerely. So much joy, love, and care went into this project and I hope you feel it as you listen. If you like what you hear, please leava review and if you haven't purchased your copy of the Back Porch Sessions, go to 
iTunesAmazon.com , and all other online retailers for the digital and www.rissipalmermusic.com/store for the physical. Happy Release Day everybody!!! ‪#‎thebackporchsessions‬‪#‎rissipalmer‬


 

Rissi Palmer judging AND performing at TeenFest2K15!!! 



I am super excited to be a part of this year's TeenFest2K15 on Saturday, May 2 at 1pm. This is an amazing organization that promotes positivity for youth in the Triangle area (click HERE for more information). I will not only be judging the talent competition, I will be performing the single from my upcoming EP release The Back Porch Sessions. I hope to see you there!!!
When: Saturday, May 2 at 1pm
Where: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC

           

Countdown to The Back Porch Sessions - Photo Shoot!!! 

Hey all! I just got home from shooting the promo and cover pics for my new project, The Back Porch Sessions, set for release on May 26!!! The pictures were shot by talented and respected photographer Jimmy Bruch, the man behind my first album cover, on location in Brooklyn, NYC! The fabulous Patricia Cameron beat my face (translation: did a good job on my makeup lol) and Jason Sky, as always, had me dressed like a rock star. Here are some behind the scene shots...more to come soon!!!

Getting the group back together!!! From L to R: Jimmy Bruch (photographer), myself, and Anna Valencia-Bruch (graphic artist)

Patricia Cameron (makeup artist) and I between shots

Live at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville March 19 - Make Your Reservation!!! 



Hey friends! My show at the legendary Bluebird Cafe' in Nashville, TN is a week away!!!  
When: Thursday, March 19 at 6pm
Where: The Bluebird Cafe' 
4104 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 

The show is free admission BUT you have to make a reservation to even think about getting in. Starting Thur/Mar 12 @ 8am you can make your reservation by clicking the following link: http://bluebirdcafe.com/event.cfm?id=194504&cart
Reservations usually go in about 30 minutes.  Hope to see you there!!!

 
 

It's not everyday you're called a TRAILBLAZER... 


It's pretty awesome to be mentioned in this group of amazing women as a "trailblazer". I am proud of what WE (my team and I) were able to accomplish and I'm excited to share my new music with the world VERY soon. I'm also proud of Mickey Guyton
...she's about to be HUGE. Thank you to Grady Smith and the Guradian.com for the shout out. You can check out the article here: Mickey Guyton and the trailblazing women of country music