FROM ‘FISHIN’ IN THE DARK, TO ‘MR. BOJANGLES’ – NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND WILL BRING THE HITS TO DEADWOOD MOUNTAIN GRAND
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DEADWOOD, S.D. (01/28/19) – From multiple Grammy Awards, CMA’s and millions of records sold, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has become a legendary fixture in music through the decades. This group that has produced over half a century of hits will bring their renowned live show to the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center stage on Sunday, June 30th.
53 Years and counting, 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 1972 groundbreaking "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" album has been inducted in 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. In 2014 "Fishin' In the Dark" was certified platinum for digital downloads by the RIAA and in 2016 their concert film airing on PBS, “Circlin’ Back - Celebrating 50 Years” won an Emmy Award for Special Event Coverage.
Today, NGDB (Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter) continue into their 5th decade of non-stop touring. Joining them on stage are musicians, Jaime Hanna, Jim Photoglo and Ross Holmes. Recent tour stops have included Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Stagecoach, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and many more.
Tickets go on sale for Deadwood Mountain Grand Reward Members at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 29th and to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, February 1st. They will be available at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Box Office – The Company Store – or at ticketmaster.com. Ticket buyers should note that TICKETMASTER is the only official ticket broker for Deadwood Mountain Grand. Beware of third party websites and offers. Both hotel reservations and ticket arrangements may be made by calling 877-907-GRAND.
For more information, visit www.deadwoodmountaingrand.com or call 605-559-1188. To open your free Grand Rewards Center membership and enjoy the benefits of purchasing advance tickets ahead of the general public, bring a photo ID to the Grand Rewards Center counter, located in the Deadwood Mountain Grand Resort Casino.
Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel, a Holiday Inn Resort is the newly restored 1906 Homestake Mining Co. ore processing plant that overlooks Historic Deadwood, which features a 98-room luxury hotel, 210 state-of-the-art casino games, high stakes gaming action, a 2,500 seat entertainment and event center and a multi-level parking garage.