Nitty Gritty Dirt Band coming to Vilar Center on Friday, July 1

By Ross Leonhart

BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek will host a performance of the 50th anniversary tour of country rock band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band today at 8 p.m. at the Vilar Performing Arts Center. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, which features Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, John McEuen and Bob Carpenter, is often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in country rock and American roots music, continues to add to its legendary status. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top-10 hits such as “Fishin’ in the Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles” and multiple Grammy and Country Music Association awards and nominations, …

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