Interview with Bonnie Montgomery, Wimberley, Texas

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Bonnie Montgomery
Bonnie Montgomery (Wimberley, Texas)

Austin-based artist Bonnie Montgomery works in a multitude of genres, including outlaw country, classical, and opera. With her roots in White County, Arkansas, Montgomery is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has performed and toured with a number of artists, securing the title of 2020 Entertainer of the Year from the Arkansas Country Music Awards, the ACMA 2019 Americana/Roots Artist of the Year, and the titles of Best Americana Artist and Best Female Vocalist. She has produced singles with rockabilly legend Rosie Flores, toured with Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard, and composed a 2016 short-length opera about Bill Clinton’s youth in Hot Springs, Arkansas, which earned her accolades from The New Yorker and Huffington Post.

Interviewed by Holly Hobbs, 09/16/2020.
Holly Hobbs
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Wimberley, Texas
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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