Short description of show –
McEuen and his unique cast of iconic Americana string wizards share the music and memories of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s incredible 50-year career and the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken* platinum album, initiated by John. With narrative and music of early NGDB, founding member John takes us on their incredible journey - interwoven with Nitty Gritty favorites, hot bluegrass, rarely heard NGDB early classics, Carter Family music, all in a multi-media presentation that features archival footage - and some new classics from his new album on Chesky Records – Made in Brooklyn. - which was Stereophile Magazine's Record of the Month.
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John McEuen banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, vocals
Les Thompson (also an original NGDB member) bass/vocals
Matt Cartsonis guitar/mandola great singer - you have seen him with me there before..
John Cable (a previous NGDB member) guitar/vocals
Mr. Bojangles Some of Shelly’s Blues Keep on the Sunny Side Will the Circle Be Unbroken Dance Little Jean Long Hard Road House at Pooh Corner Earl’s Breakdown Wreck on the Hiway Cannonball Rag Dismal Swamp Way Downtown I Saw the Light Acoustic Traveller Fingerbuster
“One of the most important records to come out of Nashville...” Chet Flippo Rolling Stone