North Iowa Eye Clinic and First State Bank of Belmond proudly presents Diamond Rio Holiday & Hits at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20th, 2018. This presentation is part of the 2018-2019 Performing Arts and Leadership Series.
Formed in 1989 in Nashville, TN, the band consists of Gene Johnson, Jimmy Olander, Brian Prout, Marty Roe, Dan Truman, and Dana Williams.
Diamond Rio became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single with the release of “Meet in the Middle.” The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week Or Two,” and more. They’ve sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy® Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), and achieved 22 top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums – with zero band member changes.
The band’s first ever Christmas album, A Diamond Rio Christmas: The Star Still Shines is the band’s first-ever Christmas album and showcases timeless holiday songs, including “Winter Wonderland,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” and other holiday favorites.
Diamond Rio recently released I Made It, their tenth studio album. The band is known for playing every note on every album and recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. They are long-time spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters and have raised over one million dollars for non-profit organizations and have received the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award.
A limited number of tickets are available. For tickets to the show, call the NIACC Box Office at 1-888-466-4222, extension 4188. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.niacc.edu/boxoffice.
The Broadway sponsor for the 2018-2019 Performing Arts and Leadership Series is Pritchard Family Auto Stores.
Platinum sponsors include Samuel & Patricia Congello, Elizabeth Muse Norris Foundation, Globe Gazette, Lee Foundation, Mason City Clinic, Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa, and Principal Financial Group.
Gold sponsors include Neurosurgery of North Iowa Drs. Beck and Bhangoo, First State Bank Belmond, Dean Genth & Dr. Gary Swenson, First Citizens National Bank, Henkel Construction Company, Historic Park Inn, MBT Bank and the Hanson Family Foundation, Dr. Bryan and Alicia Navarette, Northwoods State Bank, North Iowa Eye Clinic P.C., Stratford Foundation, Sukup Manufacturing Co., Holiday Inn Express, KGLO
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