The five-piece band, GOLD HEART, featuring the Gold sisters, Tori (mandolin), Jocey (guitar) and Shelby (fiddle) have earned great appreciation and respect from the bluegrass and acoustic community. Their award-winning instrumental ability and their accomplished, harmony-laden vocals are sweetly unique and rootsy.
The Gold sisters tour extensively and perform as a quintet with their father, Trent on bass along with some of the best banjoists in the business.
These brilliant young artists are expert songwriters. Jocey and Shelby pen the majority of the band's impressive material. Jocey was one of three finalists out of 983 contestants in the 2008 Chris Austin Songwriters Competition (bluegrass category) at MerleFest. The work of both Jocelyn & Shelby can be heard on “Never Let Go” and “My Sisters and Me”.
Highlights include a major international tour of the United Kingdom, performances in 23 US States and multiple appearances in Canada. Gold Heart was invited to perform as a 2009 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Official Showcase Band in Nashville, Tennessee. Gold Heart has been featured twice on the PBS television program "Song of the Mountains". That program reaches thousands of viewers Nationwide.
In 2008, Gold Heart was honored to win 1st place in the
Podunk Band Competition.
Currently, the Gold Sisters are hard at work crafting their 4th project.
Gold Heart is a tight group that will astonish you from the first note to the last.
They have set high standards and this band won't disappoint.
The Gold Sisters give God above all the glory. They credit Him alone for their talent and ability. Through their music, they hope to inspire souls to look up to the Author and Creator of life. If even in some small way, their songs encourage listeners, give hope or bring a smile, then they are happy.
Psalm 95:1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Tori Gold (Mandolin/Vocals),
Jocey Gold (Guitar/Vocals),
Shelby Gold (Fiddle/Vocals),
Trent Gold (Bass),
Richard Cifersky (Banjo)