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July 15 and 16
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
July 18, 2014
Nearing their 5th Decade together, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music, continues to add to their legendary status.
With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as "Fishin' In The Dark" and "Mr. Bojangles," multiple Grammy, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band's accolades continue to accumulate.
Their groundbreaking "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" album has been inducted into the U.S. Library of Congress as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame. NGDB’s recording of "Mr. Bojangles" was also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010.
Today, NGDB (Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter, John McEuen) continue their non-stop touring in their 48th year together. Their most recent studio release was the critically acclaimed album "Speed of Life" (2009, SugarHill Records) In 2013 Capitol/EMI reissued in its original form on Vinyl “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” for its 40th Anniversary.
Opening Act - Logan Mize
He’s a new voice…. an honest new voice. That would be Heartland Country-Rocker, Logan Mize.
Just listen to his no-nonsense single “Used Up,” a hit-the-road anthem for every guy who’s endured a crushing breakup. Mize delivers it with raw candor, and gritty passion. It’s no wonder the song was recently a “Highway Find” on Sirius XM’s The Highway. You can catch the lyric video on his website, loganmize.com.
Mize spent a good part of 2013 behind the camera in a couple of high profile turns on the small screen. The Kansas native found himself guest starring in two nationally-watched TV appearances that undoubtedly introduced him to new audiences.
Check out his website at http://loganmize.com/ for more about Logan.
Logan Mize Bio