Andy & Renee, along with their band Hard Rain, have taken their unique sound and multi-instrumental skills to venues large and small all over the world. Their eleven independent CD releases have won them countless awards, including: LA Music Awards “Americana Group of the Year” and “Best Duo/Group” for the International Acoustic Music Awards. In 2005, Renee Safier won the Telluride Blues Festival Acoustic Blues Competition, receiving a rousing response from the 12,000-plus festival crowd. In addition to all this, Andy and Renee are about to celebrate their twenty-second year hosting their own Dylanfest, an all-day music festival showcasing the music of Bob Dylan, featuring many of L.A.’s top musicians, including the Bardance's own, Marty Rifkin.
Our song (written by Andy Hill), Kids These Days, was named a semi-finalist in the ISC (International Song Competition)! There were over 16,000 entries from 37 different countries. Way to go, Andy!