Awards and Achievements:

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  • 2014: HRIC chosen as Local Headliner for Rhode Island Pride Fest!
  • 2014: HRIC opened for KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND at The Newport Yachting Center Concert Series
  • 2013: Opened for BRANDI CARLISLE at Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series @ Newport Yachting Center
  • 2013: Opened for THE B-52’S at Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series @ Newport Yachting Center
  • 2013: Nominated for Best Female Rock Vocalist in Motif Magazine Music Awards
  • 2012: Selected to play BRIGHT NIGHT PROVIDENCE
  • 2012: Performed with JENN BOSTIC (Nashville, TN)
  • 2012: Started new band – Heather Rose In Clover
  • 2012: Interviewed JOAN RIVERS for Get Magazine
  • 2011: Invited to perform at Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) for “Hey Providence! It’s Your 375th Birthday Bash” with Deer Tick, The ‘mericans, & more!
  • 2011: THREE songs featured on Hear In Rhode Island’s “Singing About Providence” CD, celebrating the 375th Anniversary of the founding of Providence, RI
  • 2011: Performed National Anthem at Brown University’s Annual Night Football Game
  • 2011: Opened for Sirsy (again)!!
  • 2011: Opened for NYC’s Allison Weiss
  • 2011: Nominated for Best Singer-Songwriter in Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll
  • 2010: Feature Artist for Aspire's A-Bar Summer 2010 Sunday Brunch Series
  • 2010: Performed at RI Pride Fest 2010
  • 2010: Performed on The Highland's Inn 2010 Music Series!
  • 2009: Heather Rose opened for Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) & Matthew Sweet @ The Regent Theatre
  • 2009: Nominated for Best Female Vocalist in Limelight Magazine's Music Awards
  • 2009: opened for MELISSA FERRICK
  • 2009: Performed at Provincetown Rocks Fest (headliners: Presidents of the US)
  • 2009: PERFORMED at THE MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS in Boston!
  • 2008: WINNER of 94 HJY's SOUNDCHECK SHOWCASE! Naming HRD one of New England's Top 4 Rock bands due to their single "That Girl's A Machine"
  • 2008: Heather Rose opened for MICHELLE MALONE!
  • 2008: Heather Rose opened for SIRSY!
  • 2008: Nominated BEST FEMALE VOCALIST in Motif Magazine Music Awards
  • 2008: Performed at The Vixen during a coveted slot at WOMEN's WEEK in P-TOWN!
  • 2008: Selected to perform at RI Pride Fest for the 5th straight year!
  • 2008: Nominated for BEST FEMALE VOCALIST in Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll
  • 2007: Opening for BETTY (NY, L-Word Theme) at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel @ The Strand
  • 2007: Opening act for JACK'S MANNEQUIN at the '07 NEWPORT SUNSET FESTIVAL! (on the MAINSTAGE!)
  • 2007 WINNER: BEST FEMALE VOCALIST in Motif Magazine Music Awards
  • 2007 : Nominated for BEST FEMALE VOCALIST in Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll
  • 2007 - 95.5 WBRU ROCK HUNT - Alternate Band (Placed 9 out of over 400)
  • 2007 – One out of 50 bands chosen to play The Block Island Music Festival!
  • 2007 - Selected as the local headliner of The Goddess Show!
  • 2006- BEST ROOTS ACT in Providence Phoenix's BEST MUSIC POLL!!
  • 2006- BEST FEMALE VOCALIST RUNNER UP in Motif Magazine Music Awards
  • 2006 - Nominated for 4 Motif Music Awards: BEST FEMALE VOCALIST (Alternative Rock), BEST FEMALE VOCALIST (Americana), BEST SINGER-SONGWRITER, BEST ALBUM (Compilation for RISA)
  • 2006 - Played the historical LUPO's HEARTBREAK HOTEL @ THE STRAND, opening for ZOX and STATE RADIO!
  • 2006 – Invited to sing at the Marriage Equality Rally @ The RI State House
  • 2005 -Voted Best Song "Here Again" in 2005's Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll and awarded runner-up for Best Female Vocalist.
  • 2005- Heather selected as a "Goddess" ( The top 8 female musicians in RI) for RI Pride's Goddess Show
  • 2004- BEST FEMALE VOCALIST & Runner Up for BEST SONG "Here Again"!!! in Providence Phoenix's BEST MUSIC POLL!! http://www.bestmusicpoll.com/prov/female.asp
  • 2004- LOCAL HEADLINERS for RI PRIDE FEST!!
  • 2004- Invited to play ROCK n' RIDE Music Festival in Louisville Kentucky's SIX FLAGS!!! w/ Violent Femmes
  • 2004- THREE HUGE NOMINATIONS in PROVIDENCE PHOENIX BEST MUSIC POLL:
  • -BEST LOCAL ACT
    -BEST FEMALE VOCALIST
    -BEST SONG "HERE AGAIN"

  • 2004 - Heather was invited to play The Green St. Music Series Blondie Tribute
  • 2004 - Heather was selected as a Celebrity Judge in GuitarCenter's GuitarMegeddon 2004 Contest
  • 2004 - Heather was selected as one of 5 panalists to represent RI Musicians & Club Owners in a Round Table Discussion of the Station Fire Tragedy Aftermath
  • 2004 - Heather made the list of the “25 Most Beautiful People in Boston" in Boston's The Noise Mag.
  • 2004- "Here Again" nominated for a Buzzie for Best Song of 2003 (US Unsigned Band)
  • 2004 - Top 10 Finalists in Buzzplay Best Unsigned Band 2003
  • 2003 - Recorded “Here Again” with Tanya Donelly (formerly of Belly, Throwing Muses, and the Breeders) and Elizabeth Steen (Tanya Donelly, Natalie Merchant)
  • 2003 - Performed at RI Pride Day for 15,000 people
  • 2003 - “Call to Action” benefit DVD including “BlackOut”
  • 2003 - “Call to Action” benefit CD including “BlackOut”
  • 2003 - Local Mix Compilation CD including “Nicole America”
  • 2002 - Boston Noise Mag. pick “Top 10 Bands of the Year”
  • 2002 - Finalist in the “Guitar Center’s Battle of the Bands”
  • 2001 - Boston Noise Mag. picked as the first “Boston Women in Rock” centerfold
  • 2001 - NorthEast winners of the “Jim Beam Battle of the Bands”
  • 2001 - Showcased at 2NMC- Nashville Music Conference
  • 2001 - Boston Noise Mag. voted “Best Female Vocalist”
  • 2001 - Semi-Finalist in the “WBRU 95.5 Rock Hunt”