The Orleans will bring the country rock group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to The Orleans Showroom July 7-8. Formed more than 50 years ago, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has been impressing fans with their classic country rock sound.
Throughout the years, the band has released several multi-platinum and gold-selling records as well as a string of Top 10 hits, including “Fishin’ in the Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles.” Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has also received multiple Grammy, IBMA and CMA awards and nominations.
In addition to their many achievements, the group’s groundbreaking album “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” was inducted into the U.S. Library of Congress as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame. In 2010, their hit “Mr. Bojangles” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and the band’s PBS TV special on their 50th Anniversary show went on to receive an Emmy Award in 2016.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band continues to bring their high-energy performances and iconic country rock hits to venues across the nation. The band’s current lineup includes Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.