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A warm, jazzy style... her voice is absolutely stunning!


Art of Jazz: Heather Rice, vocalist

July 19, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM



Back in person for another year, the Gibbes is excited to present a series of concerts in collaboration with Charleston Jazz. This concert is sold out, but join us on August 16 for the last installment of this year's series. 

Heather Rice is a Charleston based artist known for her powerful voice and intelligent songwriting. She is an opener for Joan Osborne, Sheryl Crow, and Lady Antebellum. She co-wrote "Like Make Believe" for Hootie and the Blowfish artist, Mark Bryan and was a featured performer in the Las Vegas smash hit and Drama Desk Award-winning show, Toxic Audio. Heather Rice heads Red Lion Recording, her independent record label, where she releases her original music. Concert-goers will also have an opportunity to enjoy a sample of Volley Tequila Seltzer during the performance. 

$35 Members | $45 Non-Members | $15 Student/Faculty
A 3% credit card fee will apply

This program is made possible by the generous support of Monster Music, Charletson Magazine, and Volley Tequila Seltzer.

"Heather Rice. The vocal love child of Patty Griffin and Celine Dion"
Carly Wolfson, Creative Entertainment Group

"Like an exquisite piece of vintage oil painting, there are splashes of folk-country, dashes of New Orleans blues, splurges of New Age-y jazz, and gallops of old school gospel." This is one of the most enjoyable and colorful albums in a long while."
Timothy Yap, Hallels Magazine

"A singer-songwriter known for her unique vocal interpretations of material in the jazz and pop realms."
Orlando Sentinel

"Opening (for Joan Osborne) was Heather Rice, another strong-voiced woman whose piano ballads soared."
Jodi Duckett MusikFest


A warm, jazzy style... her voice is absolutely stunning!