Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Dan Tyminski Band

Beaver Dam Amphitheater, 217 South Main Street, Beaver Dam, KY

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Beaver Dam Amphitheater Proudly Presents: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with very special guest Dan Tyminski Band Saturday, May 11, 2019

Golden Circle: $59.50 each VIP / Lower Arena / Pit: Advance $39.50 General Admission / Upper Lawn: Advance $29.50 +KY State Sales Tax & Service Fees *+$10 day of show, if available

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will kick off the 2019 concert season at Beaver Dam Amphitheater on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Very special guest, the Dan Tyminski Band, will open the show.

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 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. 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. Following an extended 50th anniversary tour, the ensemble grew to a six-piece in 2018 for the first time since their early Jug band days. The group now includes Jeff Hanna (acoustic guitar, electric guitar), Jimmie Fadden (drums, harmonica), Bob Carpenter (keyboards), Jim Photoglo (bass, acoustic guitar), Ross Holmes (fiddle, mandolin), and Jaime Hanna (electric and acoustic guitar). All six members also sing, and when their voices merge, the harmonies add a powerful new component for the legendary band. And with the father-son pairing of Jeff and Jaime Hanna, the band carries on a country music tradition of blood harmony.

Throughout his 30+ year career, Dan Tyminski has left his mark in every corner of modern music. Tyminski’s voice famously accompanies George Clooney's performance of the Stanley Brother's Classic song, "I'm A Man of Constant Sorrow" in the film, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou. His vocal collaboration with Swedish DJ Avicii on the song “Hey, Brother” was a global smash, having been streamed over 1 billion times to date. On his most recent release - the critically acclaimed album, Southern Gothic, Tyminski’s haunting songwriting and unmistakable vocal explore the battle between light and darkness.

Dan Tyminski has contributed guitar and/or harmony to projects by Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Leann Rimes, Aaron Lewis and Rob Thomas, to name a few. In addition to his highly successful solo career, Dan Tyminski has played guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His unmatched instrumental skills and burnished, soulful tenor voice have been key components of the band.