Friday, October 1, 2010

Dierks and Scruggs--What a Week!

Dierks and Scruggs. Is that like Dailey and Vincent, the dynamic bluegrass duo who just won the IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award for the third time? No. It's like Dierks Bentley playing "fan in awe of greatness" when he had the chance to spend time with the legendary Earl Scruggs. Take a look at the Twitter exchange below as our DB Congress president shared his experience with us!

@DierksBentley: one from last night. backstge w thman responsible for the saxjtype of banjo playing heard on all modern country records...Earl Scruggs... career highlight sharing the stage w scruggs fam last night

@dbcongress: @DierksBentley Great pic of you & Mr. Scruggs! Red shirt & Jacket-too cool! How many career highlights can you have in one week? Congrats

@DierksBentley: @dbcongress indeed! been a good week. 5th anniversary of Opry induction tonight. thx for all the help with MAP

@dbcongress: @DierksBentley You are very welcome! That's what we do! And thx for the reply/pic--you know that's going on the blog! haha

And there you have it. Wow! What a week for our dude! Opry Comes Home on Tuesday, International Bluegrass Music Association Awards on Wednesday, Opry 5-year celebration performance on Friday, and hosting an online backstage tour of the opry tomorrow on Opry's Facebook page! Whew! Even I'm tired just typing it all!

DB Congress Chair

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