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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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1966-present

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in 1966. The group's membership has had at least a dozen changes over the years, including a period from 1976 to 1981 when the band performed and recorded as The Dirt Band. Constant members since the early times are singer-guitarist Jeff Hanna and drummer Jimmie Fadden. Multi-instrumentalist John McEuen was with the band from 1966 to 1986 and returned during 2001. Keyboardist Bob Carpenter joined the band in 1977. The band is often cited as instrumental to the progression of contemporary country and roots music.

Concerts

Event Date Venuesort descending City Region Country
Bill Cosby / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 02/26/1971 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/19/1978 My Father's Place Roslyn New York USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/20/1978 My Father's Place Roslyn New York USA
The Doobie Brothers 07/10/1980 The Checkerdome St. Louis Missouri USA
Hank Williams, Jr. 01/30/1988 Lakeland Civic Center Lakeland Florida USA
Poco 08/25/1979 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Golden Colorado USA
Rock Show 09/07/1980 Rosenblatt Stadium Omaha Nebraska USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 05/13/1991 Northlands Coliseum Edmonton Alberta Canada
Fleetwood Mac 10/03/1977 San Diego Sports Arena San Diego California USA
Fleetwood Mac 10/04/1977 San Diego Sports Arena San Diego California USA
The Allman Brothers Band 09/05/1979 Dothan Civic Center Dothan Alabama USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 06/26/1978 The Roxy Theatre West Hollywood California USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 02/13/1991 METRA Billings Montana USA
Willie Nelson 02/18/1980 Superdome New Orleans Louisiana USA
Bill Cosby 03/09/1971 Syria Mosque Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 05/03/1968 Golden Bear Huntington Beach California USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 05/04/1968 Golden Bear Huntington Beach California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 06/28/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 06/30/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/01/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/02/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/03/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 06/29/1966 The Ice House Glendale California USA
The Allman Brothers Band 09/04/1979 North Hall Auditorium Memphis Tennessee USA
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 07/21/1978 TG's East Greenwood Lake New York USA

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