- $25 for one G-Pass to see Nickel Creek with Josh Ritter (up to $43.45 value)
- When: Friday, August 15, at 8 p.m.
- Where: nTelos Wireless Pavilion
- Seating: gold circle left or right, rows P–V
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click to view the seating chart.
How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app. Discount reflects the merchant’s current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event.
Nickel Creek with Josh Ritter
- Who Nickel Creek is: mandolin player Chris Thile, fiddle player Sara Watkins, and guitarist Sean Watkins
- How they got their start: playing a bluegrass show at a pizza restaurant in Carlsbad California, circa 1989
- What they sound like: three-part harmony cascading over acoustic folk and progressive bluegrass
- 2003: when their album This Side won a Grammy award for Best Contemporary Folk Album
- 2005: when they laced rock and pop into their sound with fifth album Why Should the Fire Die?
- 2007: when they ended their Farewell (For Now) Tour to concentrate on solo projects
- 2014: when they reunited for their latest album, A Dotted Line, and began touring again
- Where they got their band name: from a song by Sara Watkins’ old fiddle instructor, Byron Berline
- Where they didn’t get their band name: when inflation changed the name of Dime Creek to Nickel Creek
- How you know Josh Ritter: as a member of The Royal City Band
- What Paste magazine called him in 2006: one of the “100 Best Living Songwriters”
- Check out the Groupon Guide’s exclusive interview with Ritter about his storytelling process here.