Tickets remain for Nitty Gritty Dirt Band show

Tickets are sold out for the performance of the country-folk-rock group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 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 and should be purchased through American Legion departments. 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.