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DAILEY & VINCENT MAKE EUROPEAN TOUR DEBUT,
WOWING SOLD-OUT CROWDS WITH BLUEGRASS HARMONIES
GRAMMY-nominated Duo Returns Home from Irish / Swiss Tour
Nashville, Tenn. (September 13, 2011) – Dailey & Vincent, Bluegrass music’s reigning IBMA Entertainer of the Year, kept Irish and Swiss toes tappin’ last week as the duo toured Europe.
Dailey & Vincent recently made their way ‘across the pond’ for a four-concert tour of Ireland and Switzerland. The duo’s debut in Europe proved to be a success, with sold-out box offices on all four concert dates.
Dailey & Vincent kicked off their tour in Omagh, Ireland, selling-out two performances as the band headlined the 20th Annual Appalachian and Bluegrass Music Festival and in turn received several standing ovations for their trademark harmonies.
“Our European fans are so loyal and dedicated,” says Darrin Vincent. “We’re having so much fun and we’ve made tons of new friends. I hope we get the opportunity to come back and tour these countries again and again."
Last weekend, along with Country stars Trace Adkins and Laura Bell Bundy, Dailey & Vincent headlined two sold-out shows in Gstaad, Switzerland at the Gstaad Festival.
On performing and traveling abroad, Jamie Dailey notes, “We had a great time performing but we also had time to do a little sightseeing. We toured St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin and while inside, they gave us permission to sing a hymn from 'Amazing Grace.' The acoustics inside that church are absolutely incredible.”
In addition to their live concert dates Dailey & Vincent made a special stop in the Swiss capitol of Bern, where they performed a private 9/11 tribute concert-dinner for United States Swiss Ambassador Donald Beyer and several heads of state. The evening was themed, A Bluegrass Celebration: The American Spirit Renewed. Fried chicken was served as the concert-dinner's main delicacy.
The duo returned home this past Sunday to resume their regular United States tour schedule.
Three-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Dailey& Vincent were recently announced among the performers for the 2011 IBMA Awards show ceremony scheduled for Thursday, September 29 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The duo is in the running for several major awards including: Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year andMale Vocalist of the Year (Jamie Dailey). The awards show will air live at 7:30 PM CDT on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction.
Dailey & Vincent’s most recent project, Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers, is available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…