Nashville Recording Artist Dakkota combines the melodies of country music with the drive of Southern rock to produce their own distinct sound. From their beginnings in North Carolina, Dakkota has gone on to entertain crowds up and down the East Coast and through the Midwest at the top clubs, festivals & fairs, casinos, and universities. Their highly energetic, interactive stage show, debut album- One Forty One, and new releases have allowed them to perform with the biggest names in country music such as: Charlie Daniels, George Jones, Alabama, Tracy Byrd, Tracey Lawrence, Kenny Chesney, Marshall Tucker, David Allen Coe, Dixie Chicks, Brooks & Dunn, Montgomery Gentry, Rhett AtkinsTim McGraw, Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, and Sawyer Brown. Dakkota's popularity has attracted the attention of some well recognized individuals. They have appeared on the John Boy and Billy Big Show three times to publicize upcoming events and studios releases. Dakkota has also performed for the George Bush campaign's debate rally in Winston Salem, NC. Dakkota has been very successful on the college/university circuits. They have won the National APCA College Band of the Year for 1999, 2000, and 2001, and have received numerous nominations for NACA Country Music Entertainers of the Year. Dakkota is one of the fastest growing, most talented country music groups in the industry today. A rapidly growing fan club and extensive tour schedule have rewarded them with popularity across the country. Their combined talents as songwriters and live performers has launched them into the ranks of today's up and coming country artists.