ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES
DAILEY & VINCENT FOR A VISIT
Photo: Michel Bourquard/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music
The Academy of Country Music welcomed Bluegrass superstar duo Dailey & Vincent to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed their hits, “Steel Drivin’ Man,” “Big River,” and “River of Time.” The duo is currently on the road for their “Musical Landmarks of America” tour, which includes stops at iconic venues such as the legendary Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium and the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN among others.
Watch a video from Dailey & Vincent’s visit featuring an exclusive interview and clips from their performance.
For the second consecutive year, the duo sold out the Ryman Auditorium, where they first debuted their music as a duo in 2007, for the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights series performance scheduled for Thursday, July 17. Also coming this fall is the duo’s first ever LIVE CD, DVD, and a Public Television concert special on September 13, at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on the Prince William Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, VA.
About Dailey & Vincent:
The Dailey & Vincent duo has been hailed throughout the music industry as one of the most exciting, reputable and elite Bluegrass bands in America, having won numerous awards for their uniquely contagious and riveting music, including: 13 IBMA Awards (International Bluegrass Music Awards) as 3-time “Entertainer of the Year,” 3-time “Vocal Group of the Year” and “Album of the Year;” 3 Grammy Award Nominations including nomination for the 2014 “Bluegrass Album of the Year;” and; 2 Dove Awards for “Bluegrass Album of the Year.”
2014 is shaping up to be a record year for Dailey & Vincent: They enter 2014 with a GRAMMY nomination for Bluegrass Album of the Year (their 3rd GRAMMY nom), a 1st-time performance at Carnegie Hall in June, their 2nd Dailey & Vincent Festival in Denton, NC in September, and the announcement of their very first headlining cruise (which will set sail in early 2015).
Prior to forming the duo in 2007, both Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were already seasoned veterans in the Bluegrass world, having garnered great personal success. A 4-time IBMA ‘Vocalist of the Year’ award winner, Dailey sang and performed with groups such as Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Vincent has accumulated 5 GRAMMY Awards, has been voted Bluegrass Bass Player of the Year 4 years in a row (2009-20012), and is a former, 10-year band member for the GRAMMY Award-winning Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. Both have performed alongside famous acts such as Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and more. The duo performs over 120 shows per year with an 85% sell-out rate in the United States and presently resides at #34 on Pollstar’s “Concert Pulse.”
For more information about Dailey & Vincent, visit www.daileyandvincent.com.