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Ricky Skaggs to Perform at The 50th Annual CMA Awards

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- Fourteen-time GRAMMY® Award-winning music legend Ricky Skaggs will perform on "Country Music's Biggest Night." Skaggs, a former CMA Entertainer of the Year, will be part of a star-studded lineup next week at "The 50th Annual CMA Awards."

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Final Lineup Announced

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2015Nashville, TN -- Designated by the State of Tennessee has the Birthplace of Bluegrass, the Ryman keeps the tradition going with the annual Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman series. This year the series will feature Vince Gill June 23, Del & Dawg (Del McCoury and David Grisman) June 30, Greensky Bluegrass July 7, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage July 14, The SteelDrivers July 21 and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder July 28th. Showcasing the very best in Bluegrass, the series runs Thursdays from June 23 to July 28.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Welcome Newest Member Jake Workman

Jake WorkmanRicky Skaggs is proud to introduce Jake Workman, the newest member of his band, Kentucky Thunder. Jake is replacing guitar virtuoso Cody Kilby, who was with Kentucky Thunder since 2001, picking up many awards and accolades during his tenure with the band as lead guitarist.

The Travelin' McCourys Acquire Guitarist Cody Kilby

Cody KilbyAcclaimed band, The Travelin’ McCourys have started a new chapter in their book with the announcement that their guitar chair will be permanently filled by long-time friend and fan favorite, Cody Kilby. It’s a fitting call, given that Kilby — a veteran of the national bluegrass scene since appearing on the IBMA Awards Show in 1993 as a member of the Bluegrass Youth All-Stars with fellow teenagers like Chris Thile — was the guitarist on the Travelin’ McCourys debut appearance at the Wintergrass festival. Since then, a distinguished and varied group of guests have toured with the McCourys— the list ranges from bluegrass stalwarts like Jeff White and Ronnie Bowman to edgier pals like Keller Williams, The Infamous Stringdusters' Andy Falco, and String Cheese Incident’s Billy Nershi — with Kilby enjoying the role of most frequent. Prior to today’s announcement, Kilby spent 14 years as a member of Ricky Skaggs’ award-winning Kentucky Thunder and as a sought-after studio player, most recently on Beck’s Grammy winner, Morning Phase.

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Kicks Off June 25

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2015Nashville, TN -- Springer Mountain Farms has June and July at the world famous Ryman Auditorium packed with Thursday night bluegrass as they once again present Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman. This annual fare of bluegrass music is just the thing to make summers hotter than ever. This year, the lineup if fully loaded with some of the finest in the genre.

June 25 Kicks Off Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman!!!

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2015Springer Mountain Farms has June and July at the world famous Ryman Auditorium packed with Thursday night bluegrass as they once again present Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman. This annual fare of bluegrass music is just the thing to make summers hotter than ever. This year, the lineup if fully loaded with some of the finest in the genre.

Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent Headline Inaugural Dinwiddie Music Festival

Ricky SkaggsFolks from all over the Country will be making their way to Virginia Motorsports Park in North Dinwiddie, Virginia on June 4, 5, & 6, 2015 for the Dinwiddie Music Festival. This festival will feature some of the best in Bluegrass and Americana music. Headliner bands like Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, the Lonesome River Band and many more will be here performing during the festival of music.

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Kicks Off This Week

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- To celebrate the annual Bluegrass Nights series, the Ryman has released a special episode of Backstage at the Ryman on their YouTube channel featuring Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush, Jim Lauderdale and more! Watch video below. The 2014 Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman runs Thursday nights from June 26 through July 31. Join us early each week during the season for Pickin' on the Plaza.

Creekside Jam with Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush and Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda VincentLouisville, Ky. —The Parklands of Floyds Fork, one of the nation’s largest and most ambitious public park projects, will host three major touring acts at its first ticketed concert event. Creekside Jam, a Parklands Benefit, will feature Grammy Award®-winning artists Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush and Rhonda Vincent for an authentically Kentucky summer concert experience.

Additional Performers and Presenters Announced for IBMA Awards

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky ThunderNashville, Tenn. (Sept 13, 2013) — Additional performers and presenters have been announced for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards, held on Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Awards Show, held at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (Memorial Auditorium), will feature performances and award presentations from some of the genre’s brightest stars, some of the genre’s future stars with the 2013 Bluegrass Youth All-Stars performance, and special live collaborations guaranteed to make this year’s Awards Show a can’t miss event.

Kentucky Thunder's Paul Brewster Releases "3 Minute Heartache"

3 Minute HeartacheLong time Kentucky Thunder member Paul Brewster is set to release his new CD, 3 Minute Heartache on September 10th! The new CD features 10 new original country songs written by Paul. "This is a great country album" says Nashville music icon Bob Tubert. The album features something for everyone; The bluegrass fan favorite "Bluegrass Melodies"...the western swing "Hillbilly Blues", the rollicking "Too Country", the poignant and haunting "Dad's Guitar", the humorous ode to the internet, "Love On Line", and among others, the wistful title cut, "3 Minute Heartache". Brewster's vocal skills are legend... and now... finally exposed... his song-writing genius.

Dailey Vincent Fest in a Few Weeks - Advance Ticketing Ends Soon

Dailey Vincent Fest 2013Join award winning bluegrass artists Dailey & Vincent a their Dailey Vincent Fest in Denton, NC September 20 & 21. The fest is two days of laughter, great music and family memories at the beautiful Denton FarmPark in Denton, North Carolina. Hosts, Dailey & Vincent, will be joined by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Comedian James Gregory, Della Mae, The Seldom Scene, Comedian Aaron Wilburn, The Quebe Sisters, David Peterson & 1946, The Grass Cats and more.

Super Hot Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Kicks Off in One Week

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- Springer Mountain Farms has June and July at the world famous Ryman Auditorium packed with Thursday night bluegrass as they once again present Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman. This annual fare of bluegrass music is just the thing to make summers hotter than ever. This year, the lineup if fully loaded with some of the finest in the genre. Every Thursday night at 7:30 pm from June 20 through July 25, the best of bluegrass music hits the stage where it all began.

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