Sunday, December 31, 2006

Oh Say, Can You CDB?

Charlie Daniels will sing the anthem prior to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on Monday (Jan 1). Penn State is playing the University of Tennessee. The game, airing on ESPN, will begin at 11 a.m. ET. Daniels will be performing at Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, Fla., on Sunday (Dec. 31). His Volunteer Jam 2007 tour will kick off in April.

Courtesy CMT

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Volunteer Jam hitting the road in '07

CMT.com: News: News In Brief: "The Charlie Daniels Band is taking his Volunteer Jam to the road next year with support from the Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws. Volunteer Jam Tour 2007 begins April 28 in Valdosta, Ga., and currently has dates scheduled through the end of July, including stops in Oklahoma, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Colorado, California, Arizona, Nevada, New Hampshire and Connecticut. The Volunteer Jam started in 1974 in Nashville and became an annual concert event featuring a wide variety of guest performers. "

See the dates here!

Thursday, December 07, 2006

More Kudos for Chucky and Bootsy

Salt Lake City Weekly - Bootsy Claus: "There’s even a semi-novelty hit, when Bootsy teams with Charlie Daniels (“I named him Chucky, ’cause he’s funky”) for some space-bass-meets-fiddle funk. Only Bootsy Collins could make that sound good. "

Or perhaps, more likely, Charlie Daniels could make Bootsy Collins sound that good.

No Primadonnas: CDB is the nicest band in Delaware

delawareonline.com: "Q: Who was the nicest band that came through?
Hands down the nicest people were the Charlie Daniels Band. It was all 'whenever you get a chance' and 'if you could, please.' Very southern, very gracious."

Compared to the other bands that have demanded no green M&Ms (the Pretenders) and servants (Kool and the Gang), the CDB is just as nice as pie. Check the article at the link above.