The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ Back

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ Back

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter, Jimmie Fadden, John McEuen: the original core group of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Credit: Courtesy of David McClister

Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests.

Filmed at the historic Ryman Auditorium during a sold-out performance as the iconic group celebrates its 50th anniversary, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ Back airs Saturday, June 10 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV. The special also features guest artists, including John Prine, Sam Bush, Vince Gill, Jerry Jeff Walker, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Byron House, and Jerry Douglas as well as former members, Jimmy Ibbotson (long-time member for decades) and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and early NGDB member Jackson Browne.

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