Thursday, June 9, 2011
GRAMMY-NOMINATED BLUEGRASS ENTERTAINERS OF THE YEAR, DAILEY & VINCENT, MAKE DEBUT APPEARANCES AT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Schedule Includes Singing National Anthem at LP Field on
Saturday, June 11
NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 7, 2011)—Bluegrass Entertainers of the Year Dailey & Vincent are preparing for their first appearance at CMA Music Festival, slated for June 9-12 in downtown Nashville. Their schedule includes an a cappella performance of the National Anthem to begin the CMA Music Festival nightly concert at LP Field on Saturday, June 11, which features Chris Young, Little Big Town, Josh Turner, Trace Adkins, Martina McBride, and Rascal Flatts.
“In the last few years, we were always out of town during CMA Music Festival,” says Jamie Dailey. “This year we wanted to get involved in all the fun and festivities.”
“We realize that it’s country, bluegrass, and gospel fans who make our career possible,” adds Darrin Vincent, “and we can’t wait to get out and meet as many of them as possible.”
Dailey & Vincent’s schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, June 8
11 a.m. – The 7th Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade – The parade begins at 10th and Broadway and travels down Broadway to Riverfront Park.
Friday, June 10
11 a.m. – In-store appearance and CD signing at the Opry Originals Store located at 300 Broadway
Saturday, June 11
7:50 p.m. – Perform National Anthem at CMA Music Festival nightly concert at LP Field. Tickets are still available through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or 1-(800) 745-3000; they can also be purchased through CMAfest.com or 1-(800)-CMA-FEST (262-3378).
Sunday, June 12
1:15 p.m. – Perform at the Lay’s Stage at Bridgestone Arena Plaza – 5th Avenue and Broadway (free stage)
For up-to-date information on CMA Music Festival, visit www.cmafest.com.
Dailey & Vincent are looking forward to their next performance on the Tuesday Night Opry on June 14 at the Grand Ole Opry House.
About Dailey & Vincent
Dailey & Vincent are the reigning 3-time IBMA Entertainers of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year. Their most recent release, Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers, on Rounder/Cracker Barrel Records, was named IBMA and SPBGMA Album of the Year. It debuted at #1 and remained at #1 for 9 weeks on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart, where it was in the top 3 for 19 weeks. It also earned Dailey & Vincent their first GRAMMY nomination, for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, for their rendition of "Elizabeth." In February, they took home 7 SPBGMA Awards, and in April they won their first GMA Dove Award, for Bluegrass Album of the Year, recognizing their a cappella gospel collection, Singing From the Heart. To keep up with Dailey & Vincent tour dates and happenings, visit musiccitynetworks.daileyvincent.com.