PAC Performance Review – Diamond Rio

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – When the band entered the lobby after the show they were met with roaring applause!

Six-time Vocal Group of the Year, Diamond Rio took the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. stage Thursday night and completely blew the crowd away! Roaring applause after the show and when it came time for the meet and greet after the show!

From songs that got the audience up dancing and singing along to power-packed ballads and truly talented numbers, there’s no doubt this is one that won’t ever be forgotten! Shellyn and Janna dish all the details in our latest review!

This iconic group won their first Grammy for their first Christian album, The Reason on Word Records which also garnered the band their first Dove award.  Formed in 1984, Diamond Rio features lead singer Marty Roe, guitarist Jimmy Olander, drummer Brian Prout, keyboardist Dan Truman, bassist/harmony Dana Williams and Gene Johnson on mandolin/harmony.

The band signed with Arista in the early 90’s and embarked on one of the most successful careers in country music. The band has sold over 10 million albums earning three platinum and five gold records and won the Country Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award four times as well as netting two Academy of Country Music Awards in the top Vocal Group of the Year category and thirteen GRAMMY ® nominations.

When they debuted in 1991 with the hit “Meet in the Middle,” Diamond Rio became the first group in the history of country music to have a debut single reach No. 1. They continued to place 32 more singles on the Billboard chart, including “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Love a Little Stronger,” and “One More Day.”

The band are long-time supporters and National Spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters and have raised over 1.5 million dollars for the charity to date through annual events including golf tournaments and Team Rio, a marathon and half group

See the next show for yourself!

2018-2019 Season Events

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DATE

ON SALE

SERIES

Diamond Rio Mar. 28
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Music
Adelee & Gentry Mar. 30
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Come Hear
Horns A Plenty Apr. 6
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Tuscarawas
Philharmonic
KSU Tusc Theatre: The Tempest Apr. 12
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS KSU Theatre
KSU Tusc Theatre: The Tempest Apr. 13
2:00 p.m.
BUY TICKETS KSU Theatre
KSU Tusc Theatre: The Tempest Apr. 13
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS KSU Theatre
The King and I Apr. 17
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Broadway
Schoenbrunn Valley Barbershop Chorus: Annual Show Apr. 26
7:00 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Community
Arrival from Sweden May 1
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Music
Symphony Express Jun. 1
7:30 p.m.
BUY TICKETS Tuscarawas
Philharmonic
TDAC: The Magic of Dance/a> Jun. 8
6:00 p.m.
ON SALE
4/22 9a
Community

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