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MerleFest 2013 Lineup Announced
The Charlie Daniels Band and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are headed to MerleFest 2013, which is slated for April 25-28, 2013, in Wilkesboro, N.C. The four-day festival boasts performances by an estimated 90 artists including Rhonda Vincent, Tift Merritt, Michael Martin Murphey and Matraca Berg...
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Go ‘Fishin” for Gold
'Fishin' in the Dark' was a great catch for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band two decades ago, when the single topped the country charts for multiple weeks in 1987. The song continues to sail along as a classic Dirt Band performance, and has given the band its first gold digital download, certified for sales of 500,000 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America)...
John Denver to Join Colorado Music Hall of Fame
Country and pop legend John Denver will be posthumously honored with induction into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in Broomfield, Colo., on April 21. The date, which falls on the eve of Earth Day, is especially appropriate for Denver's induction as he was an outspoken advocate for the environment throughout his life...
Country Stampede Announces 2011 Lineup
Country Stampede, the annual country music festival held in Tuttle Creek Lake State Park, Kan., has announced its 2011 lineup, and it certainly has a lot of star power for what will be the event's 15th anniversary. Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum and Eric Church will headline the four-day festival, held June 23 to June 26...
Alan Jackson Proves He’s a ‘Small Town California Man’
Alan Jackson brought his kind of country music to Southern California this past weekend. The tour kicked off in Sacramento November 4, before heading to Los Angeles' Nokia Theater November 6. Alan took the Nokia stage to deafening cheers and a standing ovation with his set opener, 'Gone Country,' before singing the summer-anthem 'Summertime Blues...
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Bring Historic Reunion to Norway
The following story was related to Boot writer Vernell Hackett by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member John McEuen, who was anxiously awaiting the band's concert at Norway's Seljord Country Music Festival last Friday, when he and friend and Latvian musician Pete Anderson reunited for the first time in 33 years...