Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
The legendary NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND remains an iconic and profoundly influential force in Country Rock and American Roots Music. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark”, “An American Dream”, “Make A Little Magic”, “Fire In The Sky”, “Dance Little Jean”, “Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper’s Dream”, “High Horse”, “Modern Day Romance”, “Partners, Brothers And Friends”, “Stand A Little Rain” and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee “Mr. Bojangles” (2010) 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. Their latest release, “Speed of Life” (2009, SugarHill Records), opened to critical acclaim; proof that this crew hasn’t lost a lick.
Proving their longevity and unmistakable talent NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND has received the CMA Nomination for Instrumental Group of the Year (1984), CMA Nomination for Instrumental Group of the Year; ACM Nomination for Vocal Group of the Year (1985), CMA Nomination for Vocal Group of the Year (1986, 1988), CMA Award for Album Of The Year; Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals; Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Recording; Grammy Award for Co-producing Best Country Instrumental (1989), Grammy nominations for Best Country Vocal Performance – Duo or Group and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals (2002), CMA nomination for Vocal Event of the Year (NGDB with Johnny Cash); IBMA award for Best Recorded Event (2003) and Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental (NGDB with Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Jerry Douglas and Vassar Clements) (2005).
Fans old and new will not want to miss this stop on the Canadian Tour of the immortal NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND!