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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Perform with Soviet Rock Pioneer Pete Anderson

Pete AndersonThe Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will reunite with Soviet-era rock pioneer Pete Anderson on November 14th, when Pete makes a cameo performance appearance with them at the Emporia Granada Theater in Emporia, Kansas. During the height of the Cold War, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band became the first American band to tour the U.S.S.R., playing 28 sold-out shows. The story of this unusual East/West friendship shows how the power of music can change the world, a featured subject in the new documentary film "Rockin' The Kremlin," directed by four time Emmy Award director Jim Brown, due for May 2012 release.

Syndicated News Features Americana Music Show with John McEuen

SyndicatedNews.netSyndicatedNews.net is a new site featuring a one-stop site for Americana Music, books, entertainment, and more. The Americana Music Show is a highlight for those interested in roots music including bluegrass. John McEuen has been very active and instrumental in getting this chapter up and running. This new site is growing and expanding so stop in frequently and see what's new in the world.

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