NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Amp at Dant Crossing has added legendary acts Diamond Rio and The Frontmen, which includes multi-platinum and award-winning artists Richie McDonald (formerly of Lonestar), Larry Stewart of Restless Heart and Tim Rushlow (formerly of Little Texas), to the venue’s 2022 concert series lineup. Diamond Rio will perform at The Amp on Sept. 2 and The Frontmen on Oct. 28. See below for the full list of performances and to purchase tickets, click HERE.
The Amp at Dant Crossing, which “provides an incredible backdrop of quintessential Kentucky scenery (The News-Enterprise),” will kick off their 2022 lineup with Cole Swindell, Sara Evans, Blues Traveler, The Marshall Tucker Band and Lee Brice in May, with additional star-studded performances to follow throughout summer and fall. Located in the scenic enclave of Gethsemane, just south of Lexington and Louisville, the 2,000-seat amphitheater kicked off its grand opening in Summer 2021 with a sold-out show by Little Big Town. Additional performances from chart-topping acts included Better Than Ezra, Phil Vassar, Mark Wills and more.
The Amp is a part of Dant Crossing, which is a 350-acre campus featuring the Log Still Distillery offering a unique Kentucky bourbon experience. It also includes three bed-and-breakfasts, a 20,000-square-foot wedding and event venue opening this spring and more amenities opening throughout 2022.
THE AMP AT DANT CROSSING 2022 LINEUP
May 6 Cole Swindell
May 13 Sara Evans
May 20 Blues Traveler 35th Anniversary Tour
May 27 The Marshall Tucker Band
May 29 Lee Brice (with special guest Lewis Brice)
June 3 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
June 24 Brett Young
July 22 Mary Chapin Carpenter
Aug. 26 Justin Moore
Sept. 2 Diamond Rio
Sept. 5 Collective Soul and Switchfoot
Sept. 9 Tracy Lawrence
Sept. 16 Clay Walker
Sept. 23 Billy Ray Cyrus
Oct. 7 Josh Turner
Oct. 28 The Frontmen
About Diamond Rio:
Formed in 1989 in Nashville, TN the band consists of Gene Johnson (mandolin, tenor vocals), Jimmy Olander (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo), Brian Prout (drums), Marty Roe (lead vocal), Dan Truman (keyboards), and Dana Williams (bass guitar, baritone vocals).
Diamond Rio’s most recent release, I Made It, is their tenth studio album. The title track was co-written by the band’s lead guitarist Jimmy Olander and features 11new songs. Produced by Olander and Mike Clute, I Made It is available on iTunes and www.diamondrio.com.
Diamond Rio signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single. The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week or Two,” and more. They released their first-ever autobiography, Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio on Thomas Nelson in 2009.
The band, known for playing every note on every album, recently celebrated their 30th Anniversary, has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), released two Greatest Hit albums, a live and Christmas project, earned five multi-week No. 1 singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums, released an autobiography – and with zero band member changes. Known for their charity commitments including long-time spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the band has raised over $1,000,000.00 for non-profits and received the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award.
About The Frontmen:
The Frontmen features three singers who were THE voices of three of the Top Country bands of the ’90s: Richie McDonald formerly of Lonestar, Larry Stewart of Restless Heart and Tim Rushlow formerly of Little Texas. From their rave review performances around the globe for our troops, to casinos, fairs and corporate events, to their globally televised performance on the steps of the hallowed Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, The Frontmen are making their mark on the country music scene. Stewart, Rushlow and McDonald have collectively sold over 30 million records and had over 30 major hits between them. They have a chemistry and brotherhood seldom matched, and they have logged the travel miles to prove it, wowing audiences around the globe with their brand of highly successful intimate unplugged shows. Powerhouse hits performed by The Frontmen include Restless Heart classics, “The Bluest Eyes in Texas,” “That Rock Won’t Roll,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You” and “Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right),” Lonestar smashes such as “Amazed,” “Front Porch Looking In,” and “I’m Already There,” plus Little Texas hits including “God Blessed Texas,” “Amy’s Back in Austin,” and “What Might Have Been.” These songs and many others included in their shows are the soundtrack of a generation. With their combined vocal and instrumental talents, The Frontmen deliver a high-energy show packed with fan-favorites from their three award-winning and critically-acclaimed bands.
For more information, visit frontmenlive.com.
About The Amp:
The Amp is a 2,000-seat outdoor amphitheater located on the campus of Dant Crossing in Gethsemane, KY just outside of New Haven in southern Nelson County. With beautiful views of rolling hills all around The Amp, Kentucky’s bourbon country never sounded better.
About Dant Crossing:
Dant Crossing is a one-of-a-kind destination to make lasting memories with family and friends. The pastoral campus is anchored by Log Still Distillery, where you can enjoy our truly outstanding Monkʼs Road spirits. Enjoy world-class entertainment at our outdoor amphitheater, The Amp, stay overnight at one of our unique lodging options, host an unforgettable experience at our 20,000-square-foot wedding and events venue, and enjoy acres of wooded walking trails and a 12-acre fishing lake. More attractions will open soon at Dant Crossing, including a fully functional private train depot and farm-to-table restaurant.