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Kari Nelson poses with country music star John Rich. Nelson often performs with him. (Courtesy photo)

Roseau native builds country music career in Nashville

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Kari Nelson is an undeniably talented fiddler and an incredibly focused musician in a beautiful package. She's gone from performing in Nashville honky tonks to touring with country star John Rich. But she's learned that her career can turn on a dime.


Recently she was about to begin touring with The Band Perry. Then, one of their band members was hurt in an accident, and the band decided to hold off on adding a new fiddler. So those plans are on hold, at least for now.

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