Country will be the word of the night on Friday , August 3 as Briana Renae
and Diamond Rio
take the stage at the Clatsop County Fair.
The show will start at 7:15pm with Briana
getting the crowd started with hits such as Red Lips White Lies and Chasin Trouble. Briana put on a great show last year and promises to bring her high-energy performance back again as she lights up the crowd in anticipation for Diamond Rio
Six-time Vocal Group of the Year, Diamond Rio
won their first Grammy
for their first Christian album, The Reason
on Word Records which also garnered the band their first Dove
award. Formed in 1984, Diamond Rio features lead singer Marty Roe, guitarist Jimmy Olander, drummer Brian Prout, keyboardist Dan Truman, bassist/harmony Dana Williams and Gene Johnson on mandolin/harmony. The band signed with Arista in the early 90's and embarked on one of the most successful careers in country music. The band has sold over 10 million albums earning three platinum and five gold records and won the Country Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award four times as well as netting two Academy of Country Music Awards in the top Vocal Group of the Year category and thirteen GRAMMY ® nominations. When they debuted in 1991 with the hit “Meet in the Middle,” Diamond Rio became the first group in the history of country music to have a debut single reach No. 1. They continued to place 32 more singles on the Billboard chart, including “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful Mess," “Love a Little Stronger," and "One More Day." The band are long-time supporters and National Spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters and have raised over 1.5 million dollars for the charity to date through annual events including golf tournaments and Team Rio, a marathon and half group.
TICKETS! $35 Reserved Seating.
Get up close and personal with the band. These seats are limited to the first 5 rows and sell out fast. $30 General Seating is for those who want to picnic on the grass and enjoy the show. Bring a blanket and a low camp chair and enjoy the scenery as you listen to some great country music.
||Tickets! Available at Clatsop Community Bank in Seaside and Astoria; Lum's Auto Center, Warrenton/Astoria Chamber of Commerce and The Clatsop County Fair & Expo, 32937 Walluski Loop between 8-4, 503.325.4600.