Richardson, Deanie


  • From Kingston Springs, Tennessee, near Nashville.
  • An award-winning fiddler, she has worked with country and bluegrass artists such as Vince Gill, Patty Loveless, Emmy Lou Harris, Hank Williams Jr, Marty Stewart, Travis Tritt and Holly Dunn.
  • 1989, was with The New Coon Creek Girls.
  • 1991, had her own band called Second Fiddle and released In the Mood album (Webco).
  • 2012, began touring internationally with the Chieftains.
  • 2013, joined a band called The Likely Culprits with Ashby Frank (later replaced by Ronnie Bowman), Garnet Bowman and Melanie Cannon on vocals, Brandon Bostic (guitar/banj0) and Austin Ward (bass).
  • 2013, joined a band called Sister Sadie with Dale Ann Bradley (guitar), Tina Adair (mandolin), Gena Britt (banjo), Beth Lawrence (bass).
  • 2019, released Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard album (Pinecastle)