dirt band


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dirt band

[′dərt ‚band]
(geology)
A dark layer in a glacier representing a former surface, usually a summer surface, where silt and debris accumulated.
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The event will include performances by John McEuen, a founding member of the Nitty Gitty Dirt Band, and storytellers Milbre Burch and Rochele Colman.
After more than two decades with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, McEuen took on a solo career in 1987.
Bojangles'' is, of course, a pop standard, covered by a host of artists including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, which had a top 10 hit with it in 1971.
Grammy-nominated singer songwriter John McEuen, formerly of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, will entertain during the opening weekend festivities.
The 23-track bonus DVD includes video clips of Hornsby and features collaborations with Branford Marsalis, Chaka Kahn, Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, the Grateful Dead and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
In addition to Willie Nelson and the Family, other artists scheduled to appear include: Kris Kristofferson, David Allen Coe, Ray Price, Billy Joe Shaver, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Leon Russell, Randy Rogers Band, Harmonic Tribe, Shooter Jennings, Paula Nelson, Noel Haggard, Folk Uke, Stoney LaRue, Titty Bingo, Johnny Bush, Del Castillo, Bonnie Bishop, Pauline Reese, The Mothertruckers, The Geezinslaws, James Hand, Freddy Powers and Bill McDavid, No Justice, Jimmy Lee Jones, Mike Graham and Heather Myles.
During two decades in the biz, songsmith-producer Rodney Crowell penned memorable tunes for Emmylou Harris, Roseanne Cash, Bob Seger and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, but scored just one top-40 hit under his own name.
And it's said that he refused to play on the 1972 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album ``Will the Circle Be Unbroken'' because he objected to the younger musicians' hippie ways.
Songs at the Lake" kicks off on Saturday, July 31, at the main festival stage in the Lake Placid Olympic speed skating oval, with performances by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Buckwheat Zydeco, Mark Selby, Patty Larkin, Bill Miller, Sonny Landreth, Rosanne Cash and Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band formed 30 years ago so its members could avoid finding real jobs, according to one of them.
Additionally, "The 37th Annual CMA Awards" will feature a memorial tribute to Country Music legend and current four-time CMA Award nominee Johnny Cash with performances from Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr.