Diamond Rio with guest Raquel Cole
August 1, 8:00 PM, Casino Regina Show Lounge
Since its formation, this country group has had the same six members: Gene Johnson, Jimmy Olander, Brian Prout, Marty Roe, Dan Truman & Dana Williams. Since 1991, Diamond Rio has charted a total of 33 singles on the U.S. country music charts (five of which reached #1). In 1991, Diamond Rio released its debut single, Meet in the Middle. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, thus making Diamond Rio the first country music band in history to have its debut single reach #1. The group's debut album was released and produced four more top 10 hits including “Norma Jean Riley” & “Nowhere Bound”.
A greatest hits package followed their fourth release, with its lead-off single “How Your Love Makes Me Feel” becoming the band's second Billboard #1 single in 1997. In 1998, Diamond Rio was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Diamond Rio received the Academy of Country Music's award for Top Vocal Group (1991 & 1992). They also received four Country Music Association awards for Vocal Group of the Year (an award for which they received fifteen total nominations, more than any other country music group in history). In addition, Diamond Rio has received thirteen Grammy nominations and in 2011 won the Grammy for Best Southern Country or bluegrass Gospel Album.
Songs: “How Your Love Makes Me Feel”, “Walkin’ Away”, “Holdin’”, “Meet in the Middle”, “Beautiful Mess”, and “Mirror, Mirror”.
Raquel Cole - Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Raquel Cole, hails from Vernon, B.C. and is a talented up-and-coming artist. Pulling from influences like John Mayer’s bluesy sounds, Bryan Adams’ genius lyrics and Shania Twain’s pop-country tunes. Raquel flaunts a distinctive country style that convenes over numerous musical genres. Raquel recently recorded four new songs in Nashville with two-time Grammy winner, Chad Carlson. Her song, “Leaving Home”, placed in the Top 30 at the International Music City Songwriting Competition and USA Today picked her song, Gone, for its exclusive weekly “Playlist” (5/13/13 edition).
Tickets on sale February 18 for Players Club Members, February 20 for general public.
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