Photo by Jim McGuire

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band set for convention

The country-folk-rock group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will perform at the 93rd National Convention in Minneapolis, during the National Commander’s Banquet on Aug. 30.

Founded in 1966, the band is hailed for its contributions to modern country and roots music. Its No. 1 hits include “Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper’s Dream)”, “Modern Day Romance” and “Fishin’ in the Dark.”

Tickets are $45. Departments can send checks, payable to the National Treasurer of The American Legion, to The American Legion, Attn: Convention & Meetings, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1055.