Thursday, 09 August 2012
The Charlie Daniels Band, a Grammy-winning group that requires little introduction, will perform live at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, August 17, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $38.
Charlie Daniels has made many great contributions to county and southern rock music. He’s best recognized for hits such as, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “Simple Man.” Known as a phenomenal fiddle player, Daniels has accompanied many great artists, including Bob Dylan, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Hank Williams, Jr. Daniels is a master of the guitar, mandolin, and banjo, as well.
Daniels was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and currently resides in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and has received multiple awards throughout a career that spans five decades. He has scored hits on the rock, country, pop, and Christian charts.