DAY: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022
TIME: 5:25 PM | COST: Free
LOCATION: Ida Township Parking Lot – Downtown on Lewis Avenue
The 40th Anniversary of Christmas will celebrate with country music legend and all-time country music favorite Diamond Rio presented by Meijer, Inc.
Diamond Rio will perform their Holiday and Hits Concert including their top hits Meet in the Middle, One More Day, Beautiful Mess, Unbelievable, How Your Love Makes Me Feel, I Believe, and music from their Holiday collection titled A Diamond Rio Christmas: The Star
Performing over thirty years with its original six members Marty Roe, Gene Johnson, Jimmy Olander, Brian Prout, Dan Truman, and Dana Williams they continue to tour throughout the world entertaining their audiences with their blend of mainstream country, bluegrass, country
pop and Christian country music that delights their fans with exceptional music and harmony.
In 1991 the release of Meet in the Middle Diamond Rio became the first country music group in history to reach No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs with a debut single. The iconic song One More Day spent two non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the country charts and became a popular song of healing and hope after 9/11.
Diamond Rio has long been one of country music’s most successful groups. The band has three Platinum-and five Gold Records. The band has charted thirty-two singles and nine studio albums while scoring nine No. 1 hits and placed 15 singles in the Top Five.
Diamond Rio received the Country Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award and the Academy of Country Music’s award for Top Vocal Group six times. Diamond Rio received their first Grammy Award for Best Southern Country and Bluegrass Gospel Album in 2011
and was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1998. The band has sold more than ten million records and received the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award in recognition of their many charitable endeavors, including their longtime relationship as National Spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters.