The Grascals sing Anthem at Titans game
Friday, September 17, 2010
– The Grascals will perform the National Anthem during the Tennessee Titans game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday. They are the first vocal bluegrass group ever to appear at the stadium in this capacity.
"We are so proud to be from right here in Nashville, and we've worked most every stage here, from our start at the Station Inn all the way to the world-famous Grand Ole Opry," said group co-founder Jamie Johnson. "It will be a huge honor to sing the National Anthem for our favorite NFL team. Go Titans."
The Grascals will re-join Hank Williams, Jr. for additional Rowdy Friends Tour dates beginning Oct 1.
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