Black Tie & Boots @ San Jose City College Featuring Diamond Rio
Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
San Jose, CA
San Jose City College is excited to announce the concert of Diamond Rio for our annual Black Tie & Boots Concert on October 13, 2012.
Six-time Vocal Group of the Year, 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.
Diamond Rio will be performing for the Black Tie & Boots event at San Jose City College to support student programs withing the college. Dinner will begin at 7:15pm and the concert will begin at 8:15pm. General Admission tickets will be allowed access at 8:00pm. The venue is limited to 500 attendees so buy your tickets today.
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San Jose City College
Welcome to San José City College. Founded in 1921, SJCC is one of the oldest community colleges in California and is one of Silicon Valley’s premiere institutions of higher education. Enrolling approximately 18,000 students each year, our diverse student population contributes to an inviting, dynamic, and global environment.
As a student at SJCC, you will enjoy our state-of-the-art facilities, including our award-winning Fine Arts and Multi-Disciplinary building, scheduled to open fall 2012. Future campus improvements include a new Gym and Fitness Center, Theatre and Vocational-Technology building.
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