Diamond Rio

posted on June 13, 2018 by Pivot Mode Support

 The Greensboro Coliseum complex will host country band Diamond Rio in concert on July 7 at White Oak Amphitheatre.

Tickets for the 7 p.m. concert are $30 for reserved seats and $20 for general admission lawn seating. They will go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Coliseum box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Opening acts will include two local bands – the Liberty Street Band from Winston-Salem and the Mason Lovette Band from Burlington.

Formed in 1989 in Nashville, Tenn., 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. 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 known for playing every note on every album recently celebrated its 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.