Country Super Group Diamond Rio Comes to New Philadelphia

6-Time Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio will bring big hearts and big hits to the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University.

The show is happening Thursday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m.!

With their lighter-than-air harmonies and intricately woven instrumentation, this six-man group has been turning songs into standards since its 1991 debut album helped define the “young country” movement. Diamond Rio has been awarded Top Vocal Group honors a total of six times from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association and in 2011 the group won a Dove Award and a Grammy® for The Reason for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album. The group has sold more than 10 million records, earning five gold and three platinum albums in the process.

In 1991, Diamond Rio’s first single, “Meet in the Middle,” went to No. 1 and became the first group in country music history to top the charts with its debut. The band followed “Meet in the Middle” with the hits “Mirror, Mirror” and “Mama Don’t Forget to Pray for Me.” In all, Diamond Rio has placed more than 30 singles on Billboard’s country charts, including five No. 1 chart-toppers with hits like “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” and “I Believe.”

Tickets for Diamond Rio start at $47 and are on sale now at the Performing Arts Center box office, 330-308-6400 or online at The box office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Performing Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Season is sponsored by Michael Taylor Insurance and Financial Incorporated, an Allstate Agency.

Free parking is available for all shows. Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. N.E. in New Philadelphia.

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