John McEuen  
Rifle, CO Returning to the Ute with whole band
original NGDB member Les Thompson, alumni John Cable, and Matt Cartsonis

Short description of NGDB/Circle 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 originalmember founding member)      bass/vocals
Matt Cartsonis    guitar/mandola  great singer

John Cable    (a previous NGDB alumni from the '70.s) guitar/vocals

some of the songs include:

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


Event Date/Time
December 30 2017
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Event Location
Ute Theater 'downtown' Rifle
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