10th Annual Lone Star Legacy Gala to feature Grammy winning and Six-Time Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio.
MESQUITE, TEXAS (January, 2016) The tenth annual Lone Star Legacy Gala will be easy on the ears. This year’s event will feature Grammy winning and Six-Time Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio as the headline concert act. The event will be held on February 27, 2016 at Mesquite Arena.
Formed in 1989 in Nashville, TN, Diamond Rio 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).
The band known for playing every note on every album recently celebrated their 25th 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.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Diamond Rio as the entertainment for the 10th Lone Star Legacy Gala.” said David Belt, Board President of the Mesquite ISD Education Foundation. “Hundreds of innovative educational programs have been funded over the years thanks to generous gala sponsors and ticket buyers. We are honored to present this unique community event as a springboard to provide great opportunity for our teachers and students.”
The Lone Star Legacy Gala will be held at Mesquite Arena on February 27, 2016. In addition to a night of great music, the event will feature a live auction as well as a 10-day on-line auction. Table Sponsorships are being sold on the arena floor beginning at $1,000 for a table of eight people. Concert tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster and the Mesquite Arena Box Office beginning January 14. All concert tickets are reserved seating and ticket prices are $20.00, $25.00, and $40.00.
For more information about the Lone Star Legacy Gala, including table sponsorship information or concert ticket details, visit http://www.mesquitefoundation.org/gala16.
For more information about the Mesquite ISD Education Foundation visit http://www.mesquitefoundation.org.