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  1. 13 Things To Do This Week In Downtown Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... 5 to 7. He will be performing timeless classics by Billy Joel, Burt Bacharach and the Beatles. 7. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is next up in the 52 Fridays Concert Series on June 5 at the Golden Nugget. Expect to hear such hits as "Fishin' in the ...

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  2. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WTKS-AM Savannah

    ... stints while I was working mornings in country radio here, he brought in his guitar and sang the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Fishin' in the Dark". He was great! Ever since then, when I hear that song I think of Sonny. I sure will miss having Sonny in ...

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  3. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to play to full house SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Nearing their 5th decade together, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band continues to add to its legendary status. From its 1966 jug-band beginnings to now the band has become one of the 'longest living' bands in music, and have had major successes in every decade of their career.

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  4. Bill Cornelius: The sincerest form of flatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Last Saturday evening the wife and I were sitting on the back porch enjoying a box of wine and a jumbo bag of Cheetos, as we are wont to do every Saturday evening. I was enjoying the nice weather we have been having, at least until the wife brought up a recent R. Minch “I say” column.

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  5. Chris Young, Gladys Knight, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performing at casinos this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos are attracting some country and soul this weekend, with concerts by Chris Young, Gladys Knight, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and others. Young is a Grammy-nominated recording singer and songwriter with six number one hits under his belt, including "Voices" and "Getting' You Home ."

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  6. William Tells: Negotiating the purchase of the State TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The original purpose for doing this column was to share interesting information about the historic State Theatre in the hope that folks would attend our many wonderful events. There was also the hope that they would write checks to support efforts to buy, restore and operate this wonderful old community treasure.

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  7. Red Ants Pants announces lineupRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | The Billings Outpost

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS The Red Ants Pants Music Festival has announced a full lineup of musicians to join headliners Ryan Bingham and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at the July 23-26 concert.

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  8. Petunia Festival set to celebrate 51 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will play July 3 on the Bud Light Main Stage during the 51st annual Petunia Festival in Dixon. DIXON – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will certainly be close enough to the Rock River this summer if they feel like "Fishin' in The Dark."

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  9. Whom would you install in the Long Beach Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    ... it's too long to fit in this space. A first-ballot slate would, obviously, include War, Sublime, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the late Ikey Owens, drummer Josh Freese (the Vandals, Nine Inch Nails, Devo, Replacements) and a host of rap artists, led ... 1 comment

  10. Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Play the Boulder Theater TonightRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... including the Americana Radio hit "The Poor House" - and eclectic covers of tunes by The Beatles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mott The Hoople and Mel Tillis. After touring the country in 2008, The Boxmasters released a Christmas album - "Christmas ...

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  11. Colorado: Ride historic Rio Grande railway to mountaintop concertsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    This summer you can take a ride on a historic railroad through the southern Rocky Mountains and attend a mountaintop outdoor concert featuring the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Juice Newton and other country and western performers. The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad operates from Alamosa, Colo., the onetime narrow-gauge railroad hub for passenger and freight trains in the West.

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  12. Death and all of his tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | OUPblog

    Whether they be songs about angels or demons, Heaven or Hell, the theme of the afterlife has inspired countless musicians of varying genres and has embedded itself into the lyrics of many popular hits. Though their styles may be different, artists show that our collective questions and musings about the afterlife provide us with a common thread across humanity.

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  13. LIVE: Chuck Pyle @ Caffe Lena, 3/27/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Nippertown!

    ... His songs have caught the public's ear as well as fellow performers, some of whom - John Denver, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Suzy Bogguss - have taken Pyle's songs into the studio to put on their albums. At Lena's, Pyle was in his element with a ...

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  14. Denver-based The Motet will headline the Deaf Camp Benefit on July 18 in Snowmass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    ... in the 1960s to support the Aspen Camp and grew with the help of John Denver, Jimmy Buffet and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. "We are happy to be part of this important organization and help raise scholarship money for the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and ...

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  15. Jeff Moehlis: The Circle Will Be Unbroken with John McEuen at Lobero TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... no politics. It was only music. It was a wonderful event, a wonderful joining. John McEuen from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will revisit the classic album Will the Circle Be Unbroken with John Carter at the Lobero Theatre on Friday night. (Courtesy ...

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  16. Rifle's Ute Center brings big names in first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Christine Bionaz, Dana Wood, Jeremiah Johnson and Steven Fuller of the Boomtown Players performing arts troupe rehearse for a play at the Ute Events Center in Rifle. Rifle's theater renovation won a 2014 Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence - "Best Adaptive Reuse or Rehabilitation" from Downtown Colorado Inc. The New Ute Theatre Society, a local nonprofit group, helped Rifle acquire and remodel the former 1940s-era movie theater.

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  17. Re: Charlene's self-titled albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | EETimes

    ... with banjos. What? Not even one of my favorite classical music pieces as played by John McKuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on their Dirt, Silver, and Gold album? I saw him on television one time when he had the fingernails on his right hand filed ...

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  18. Stargzer @perl-geek: Anything with banjos. What? Not even one of my...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | EETimes

    What? Not even one of my favorite classical music pieces as played by John McKuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on their Dirt, Silver, and Gold album? I saw him on television one time when he had the fingernails on his right hand filed into points.

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  19. Re: A whole genre?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | EETimes

    What? Not even one of my favorite classical music pieces as played by John McKuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on their Dirt, Silver, and Gold album? I saw him on television one time when he had the fingernails on his right hand filed into points. That's real dedication to your craft -- it gave a totally different meaning to the term "finger pick!" Little known fact about bagpipes: they were invented by the Irish, who gave them to the Scots, who still haven't caught on to the joke :-) [From the great Dave Allen] My daughter, when a wee lass, was impressed by the Highland Games, particularly the massed pipe and drum performances .

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  20. IDOL Contestant Bucky Covington Finds New Representation with Clearview Artist ManagementRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    With a solid foundation of 3 top 10 hits and 6 charted singles, TV and Country Music Star Bucky Covington has partnered with Clearview Artist Management to guide his career for continued success as an independent artist. Forward thinkers and industry veterans Steve Schweidel and Sean Carpenter are the perfect fit to guide an established artist through the hoops and hurdles that accompany going Independent in today's ever changing music industry.

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