Daily & Vincent on Prarie Home Companion, February 7
By Karen Byrd Public Relations
January 22, 2009 - 11:30 am
Daily & Vincent
Nashville, Tenn. — Rounder Records duo Dailey & Vincent will be guests on A Prairie Home Companion on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at the show's home theater, The Fitzgerald, in St. Paul, Minnesota, at 5:00 p.m. CST.
The beloved show is heard by more than 4 million listeners each week on some 580 public radio stations, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East.
"When we sat down to talk about our goals for the first couple years of our career, we put A Prairie Home Companion on that list," says Jamie Dailey. "It was a lofty goal, but I've done the show with Doyle Lawson, Darrin's been there with Ricky Skaggs, and we both had a wonderful time. For us to be invited as Dailey & Vincent is quite an honor, and we're very excited."
In addition to being named Entertainer of the Year at the International Bluegrass Music Awards in October, Dailey & Vincent took home honors for Vocal Group of the Year, Album of the Year (for their self-titled Rounder release), Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year (for "By the Mark"), Emerging Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year (Dailey) and Recorded Event of the Year, for Vincent's participation in the Everett Lilly & Everybody and Their Brother project. No other artist has ever won Emerging Artist and Entertainer in the same year, a feat all the more incredible because the duo released their debut album only 12 months ago. They are also nominated for nine SPBGMA Bluegrass Awards at the upcoming ceremony on February 15.
Dailey & Vincent will release their second Rounder album, Brothers From Different Mothers, on March 31, 2009. Their self-titled debut album entered Billboard's Top Bluegrass Albums chart at #2, where it reached #1 in June and has been in the top 5 for 38 weeks. The album was #9 on Billboard's Year-End Top Bluegrass Albums chart, and Dailey & Vincent were #7 on Billboard's year-end Top Bluegrass Artists chart.
Dailey & Vincent was also #1 for 3 months—June, July and August—on the Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey album chart, yielded the #1 singles "By the Mark," "Sweet Carrie" and "More Than a Name on a Wall," and was included on several year-end "best of 2008" album listings. In the Nashville Scene 2008 Country Music Critics Poll, Dailey & Vincent placed #9 on the list of top-10 Duos and Groups.
A Prairie Home Companion is produced by Prairie Home Productions, and distributed nationwide by American Public Media. The program is underwritten by General Mills and Ford.
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