09/13/2016

The Roots of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Come Full Circle at The Folk Revival Festival

The Folk Revival Festival in Long Beach will host the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band this weekend as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary by headlining the event in the town they established their musical roots back in 1966. On September 30th, they will release a live performance CD and DVD of their monumental performance last Fall at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium with a dozen of their long-time musical companions. Lead singer and founding member of the American roots band, Jeff Hanna, took a moment from touring to give the Weekly a history of their start, the progression of the country music scene, and how the group is continuing their long reign in the Americana genre.

 

 

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