Win FREE TIX to the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band With Asleep at the Wheel at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Thursday!

Over the course of their long musical career together, they’ve been a jug band, a folk-rock band, a country band and a bluegrass band, but they’ve always been the Dirt Band.

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band have done so many things since their first hit back in 1967, “Buy for Me the Rain.” They landed a Top 10 pop hit with the classic “Mr. Bojangles” in 1971. They made music history – literally – with the landmark “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” album in 1973. And they rose to the top of the country charts with “Fishin’ in the Dark” in 1987.

They’ve shared stages with everyone from the Doors to Jack Benny to Aerosmith. They jammed with everyone from Doc Watson to Dizzy Gillespie. They were Steve Martin’s band on his hit, “King Tut.”

And they’re doin’ it… The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – featuring Jeff Hanna, Jimmie McFadden, John McEuen and Bob Carpenter – make a tour stop at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Thursday night, and they’re bringing along Ray Benson and Texas swing kings Asleep at the Wheel to share the evening with them.

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Asleep at the Wheel in concert at 8pm on Thursday (September 27). Tix are $25, $34 & $42.

BUT WAIT… we’re giving away a pair of FREE TIX to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The winner will be selected at random and notified on Thursday morning. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

  1. Slacker says

    Would LOVE to go. I’ll convince my father to drive the three hours to go to the show with me.

  2. Rick C says

    Pick Me …….Pick Me…Please…

  3. Amy Collins says

    Despite the fact that their first hit was written before I was born, this is a show I’d LOVE to go see! Will even write up a review if I am lucky enough to get picked!

  4. PK Miller says

    Wow! Two of the greatest! First heard of Asleep at the Wheel ca 1973 on WOKO 1460, wht is now, I believe, Radio Disney. Awesome band–then & now. Tickets are beyond my pocketbook so…

  5. mark emanatian says

    that sounds fun

  6. glenn says

    woo hoo!

  7. rb says

    Asleep at the Wheel is my favorite Texas Two-Step band.

    And the NGDB is legendary.

  8. David McGraw says

    Great double bill!

  9. Rosanne Braslow says

    I’d love to go… love Nitty Gritty and maybe hear them sing Lowlands live!

  10. Bob Rosinsky says

    Haven’t see the Dirt Band in ages…and I want to see how tall Ray Benson is in person.

  11. Alana Akacki says

    I’d love to experience a different kind of music genre live in concert. I’ve never seen a show at the TSBMH either.

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