The Rarely Herd is known around the globe as one of the top groups in Bluegrass music. In addition to receiving over 120 National, International and Regional awards and nominations, The Herd was named one of Europe's 'Top 3 Best New Bands' and have been featured on CMT, TNN and Japan's network giant NHK-TV.
In 2003, The Rarely Herd received the Grand Masters Gold Award at the National Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee. This was given to The Herd in honor of their 10 consecutive wins as 'Entertaining Band of the Year', a feat unequaled in the history of these awards.
Among their long list of accolades are also a Gospel Music Association 'Dove' Award nomination and an IBMA 'Gospel Recording of the Year' nomination.
Beginning in 1992 with 'Midnight Loneliness', the first of eleven internationally released albums and videos, The Rarely Herd has consistently appeared on National and International music charts. Recently, a single from their CD, 'Return Journey' has charted in the Top Ten Bluegrass charts.