Diamond Rio to appear at Penn’s Peak
Penn’s Peak announces Diamond Rio — Holiday & Hits will appear on stage at 8 p.m. Dec. 6.
Formed in 1989 in Nashville, the band consists of Gene Johnson on mandolin and tenor vocals; Jimmy Olander on lead guitar, acoustic guitar and banjo; Brian Prout on drums; Marty Roe on lead vocal; Dan Truman on keyboards; and Dana Williams on bass guitar, baritone and vocals.
Diamond Rio recently released “I Made It,” their tenth studio album. The title track was co-written by the band’s lead guitarist Jimmy Olander and features 11 new songs.
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 is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week or Two” and more. They released their autobiography, “Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio” on Thomas Nelson in 2009.
The band recently celebrated their 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.
Tickets on sale 10 a.m. Friday at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant and Bar. Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant ticket sales are walk-up only, no phone orders.