FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th, 2018

Brantford, ON (November 23rd, 2017) – Grammy Award winning group Diamond Rio will appear in Brantford, ON at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, August 17th, 2018. Tickets go on sale on Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 10AM. Tickets start at $49.50 plus tax and service fees and are available at online at www.sandersoncentre.ca, by phone at 519-758-8090 or toll free at 1-800-265-0710.

ABOUT DIAMOND RIO: Formed in 1989 in Nashville, TN the band consists of Gene Johnson (mandolin, tenor vocals), Jimmy Olander (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo), Brian Prout (drums), Marty Roe (lead vocal), Dan Truman (keyboards), and Dana Williams (bass guitar, baritone vocals).

Diamond Rio recently released I Made It, their tenth studio album. The title track was co-written by the band’s lead guitarist Jimmy Olander and features 11 new songs.  Produced by Olander and Mike Clute, I Made It is available on iTunes and www.diamondrio.com

Diamond Rio signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single.  The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week or Two,” and more.  They released their first-ever autobiography, Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio on Thomas Nelson in 2009.

The band known for playing every note on every album recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary, has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), released two Greatest Hit albums, a live and Christmas project, earned five multi-week no. 1 singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums, released an autobiography – and with zero band member changes.  Known for their charity commitments including long-time spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the band has raised over $1,000,000.00 for non-profits and received the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award.

For more information on Diamond Rio visit: www.diamondrio.com

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Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, ON N3T 2J2

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