Tickets on sale Monday, Mar. 5, for upcoming Dailey & Vincent with Jimmy Fortune concert at NRCC
Bluegrass musicians Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent will perform with country artist Jimmy Fortune on Friday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. at New River Community College in Dublin. The NRCC Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club will present the artists for an evening of American music, country classics, bluegrass and gospel.
Tickets for the show will go on sale beginning Monday, March 5, at 8 a.m. Reserved seating tickets will be $40 and will be available for purchase online only at www.nr.edu/fiddle. General seating tickets will be $35 and available online and at the NRCC Business Office, 23 Godbey Hall, Dublin (cash and checks only for in-person ticket purchase). Online ticket purchases may be made by credit card only and will incur a $1 service charge per ticket.
Dailey & Vincent are riding a wave of critical acclaim for their recent release, Patriots & Poets, as well as their nationally broadcast weekly TV series, The Dailey & Vincent Show, on RFD-TV. Both Dailey and Vincent were raised in musical families and have played bluegrass music since they were children. Dailey has worked with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver as lead vocalist, baritone and tenor singer, bass player, and guitarist and has recorded with Dolly Parton and Rhonda Vincent. Darrin Vincent began playing and singing bluegrass music as a child with his family band, The Sally Mountain Show alongside his sister, Rhonda Vincent. He was a member of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder and has performed and recorded with artists including Dolly Parton, Nora Jones, Emmylou Harris, Earl Scruggs, Vince Gill, Keith Urban and more.
Jimmy Fortune performed with the Statler Brothers for 21 years. He was responsible for writing several of the group’s number one hits including “Elizabeth,” “My Only Love” and “Forever.” After the Statler Brothers retired in 2002, Jimmy seized the opportunity to launch a solo career to share new music with his fans. He is currently living in Nashville, writing, and touring.
Show sponsors include Anderson Audiology, Dublin; August Jewelers & Boutique, Inc.; Duncan Ford-Lincoln-Mazda, Blacksburg; Estes Auto & Truck Parts, Inc., Pilot; First Community Bank, Pulaski; Gregory Seeding and Landscaping Company; King’s Tire Service, Pulaski; Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., Dublin; Pulaski Patriot, Pulaski; Shoney’s Restaurant, Dublin; Southern Furniture Warehouse, Radford; Sunshine Tours; and Wade’s Supermarket.
NRCC is a Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, affiliated venue.
Doors will open for the show at 6:30 p.m. Information is also available on the NRCC Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club website, www.nr.edu/fiddle. Questions may be directed to Tim Jones at 540-674-3683.
In the photo: Jamie Dailey, Darrin Vincent and Jimmy Fortune are favorites of local bluegrass music fans. (Photo courtesy of NRCC)