Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are a bluegrass duo with a combined 20 years writing and performing bluegrass. Dailey and Vincent met at the IBMA awards show in 2001. Not long afterward, they recorded “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” for a Christmas compilation album and discovered that their voices and musical styles mesh together perfectly. Their song was hugely successful, and Dailey and Vincent released their first album as a duo in 2008. They specialize in gospel-tinged bluegrass with songs like “Elizabeth,” “Welcome Home,” “Don't You Wanna Go to Heaven,” and “Until at Last I'm Home.” Dailey and Vincent made their Grand Ole Opry debut in winter 2008.
Both are skilled singers and multi-instrumentalists with amazing musical experience. Jamie Dailey, on guitar/bass/vocals, is the former lead singer and guitarist for Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. He's also recorded with Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs, among many other collaborations. Dailey has appeared on five Gaither Homecoming DVDs. Darrin Vincent, on mandolin, bass, guitar, and vocals, began his musical career at age 6, playing with family band The Sally Mountain Show. He them moved on to be a member of the legendary Ricky Skaggs' band Kentucky Thunder for more than ten years. He has producing credits on various Grammy-nominated projects for artists including his sister Rhonda Vincent, Hunter Berry, and Cherryholmes, and is in high demand as a guest performer in the country and bluegrass communities.
Although Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are the leads of “Dailey and Vincent,” they have also assembled an all-star backing band: Jeff Parker on mandolin, guitar, and vocals; Christian Davis on guitar and vocals; Jessie Baker on banjo and guitar; and fiddler B.J. Cherryholmes. The group's tight string arrangements and impeccable vocal harmonies have sent them into the spotlight. Dailey and Vincent have won 23 award sfrom The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America, 13 awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and a Dove Award in the Best Bluegrass Album category for Singing from the Heart.