Rhinestone Diplomats Biography

The Rhinestone Diplomats: a Minnesota original rock band featuring Aaron Cabbage, Gene Hollister, Randy Olejnicak, Dave Wickiser & Steve Wold.

The RD’s began with Aaron and Steve performing as an acoustic duo at area coffee shops and soon evolved into a 5 piece rock band performing at some of Minnesota’s legendary rock clubs including First Avenue, The Cabooze, Lee’s Liquor Lounge and The Fine Line Music Café. Summer of 2007 culminated with a performance at the 10,000 Lakes Festival. Their brand new 10 song CD Diplomats for Cutie (recorded by Mike Wisti of Rank Strangers at Albatross Studios) was completed in December. Stay tuned for a CD Release Party planned for March of 2008!

The RD’s first 6 song EP, Skeleton Hill, was mixed and mastered by Tom Herbers (Gear Daddies, Low, etc), and Sharing a Beer from that album has been played on 89.3 The Current.