What happened to the band Diamond Rio?
Their last chart topper came in 2002. In 2007, Diamond Rio shifted gears. The band opted to release a Contemporary Christian album in 2009 called The Reason. They currently tour and a memoir about the group, Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio is available in stores.
How did Diamond Rio get their name?
The entire group first got together at Nashville’s Opryland theme park where they performed music under the name the Tennessee River Boys. … The band changed its name to Diamond Rio following the addition of its last official member, Dana Williams, in 1989. They say the name “Diamond Rio” came from the side of a truck.
Is Diamond Rio still performing?
Diamond Rio tour dates 2022
Diamond Rio is currently touring across 2 countries and has 16 upcoming concerts. Their next tour date is at Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, after that they’ll be at Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale.
Is Diamond Rio LDS?
Because he is the only member of the LDS Church in Diamond Rio, the band has never really been an avenue to express his own faith. In the last couple of years, Truman and his friend, Jason Deere, have organized the Nashville Tribute Band, which has allowed him opportunities to express his faith through their music.