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Ricky Skaggs Family Tours for Their 'A Skaggs Family Christmas'

A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume TwoFourteen-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs marshals the members of his gifted family as well as his in-laws, the bluegrass masters the White Family, to make this holiday season a family affair. Performing his favorite bluegrass, popular holiday carols will be rediscovered, with renditions of "Little Drummer Boy," "What Child is This?," "The Christmas Guest," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and more. The tour starts at the Brooks Theatre in Clemson, SC on November 28th and runs through December 22nd in Nashville, Tennessee at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Tickets are now available. Complete tour is listed below.

'Mark Twain: Words & Music' Benefit CD Package Released

 Words & MusicHuntington Beach, CA /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Twain might best be remembered for his writings about life on the Mississippi River, featuring his most famous character Huck Finn. When Twain died over 100 years ago, he probably never would have imagined some of the world's most renowned actors, musicians, authors and entertainers would come together to celebrate his life. That celebration resulted in a new double-CD set that is burning up the charts and is particularly unique for bringing together personalities like best-selling author and rock star Jimmy Buffett; nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow; multiple Academy Award-winning film director and star Clint Eastwood; best-selling author and radio host Garrison Keillor; and a Who's Who of Country and Bluegrass music legends including Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Carl Jackson, Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, Joe Diffie and more.

Ricky Skaggs Named Entertainer of the Year and Musician of the Year

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN (October 28, 2011) -- Music icon Ricky Skaggs was named Entertainer of the Year and Musician of the Year at tonight's 17th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards Show. Held at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the star-studded evening included a memorable performance of "Somebody's Prayin'" that featured Skaggs, John Elliot and six members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The track is from Ricky's July-issue CD, Country Hits Bluegrass Style. The show was co-hosted by GAC-TV's Storme Warren and Inside Edition's Megan Alexander.

Country Hits Bluegrass Style Track-By-Track Debuts On Bluegrass Junction TODAY!

Country Hits Bluegrass StyleNashville, TN (October 25, 2011) -- Ricky Skaggs' critically-acclaimed Country Hits Bluegrass Style's Track-By-Track interview debuts on SiriusXM's Bluegrass Junction tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET. Artist insights and influences abound in the intimate interview with show host, Kyle Cantrell. Released this summer, the CD is exactly what its title suggests: Skaggs' classic Country hits offered up in fresh, new Bluegrass form. The disc includes Ricky's first two Country #1 singles, "Crying My Heart Out Over You" and "I Don't Care," plus eight additional #1 Country hits, such as "Cajun Moon" and "Highway 40 Blues," along with four more fan favorites. The Bluegrass riffs and runs combine with Skaggs' impeccable tenor for an offering that should delight existing fans, and inspire new allegiances as well.

One of Billboard's Most Anticipated Country Albums 'A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume Two' In Stores Tuesday

A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume TwoNashville, TN -- One of Billboard's most-anticipated Country albums of the fall, A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume Two, will be available in stores nationwide next Tuesday, September 27. The new, 10-song CD features both studio and live recordings, and includes performances of traditional seasonal favorites and new compositions that are sure to become holiday treasures.

Dailey and Vincent, Ricky Skaggs join Opry Country Classics All-Time Favorite Artists

Opry Country ClassicsNashville, TN -- The songs country music fans love most are set to take the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium in the fall return of Opry Country Classics each Thursday beginning Oct. 6 for a four-week run. Each Opry Country Classics show features a Spotlight Artist performing several of his or her biggest hits plus a host of other favorite country artists. The fall season's Spotlight Artists have together amassed more than 100 Top 10 country hits, won more than 100 major industry awards, and sold millions of albums. Bluegrass music artists Dailey & Vincent as well as Ricky Skaggs will be performing as part of the favorites.

A Skaggs Family Christmas Vol 2 CD and DVD Available Sept. 27

A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume TwoNashville, TN -- Christmas time's a-coming, and holiday music fans will find a special treat when A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume Two hits stores nationwide on September 27. The new disc comes with a bonus DVD filled with 26 performances of traditional seasonal favorites and new compositions that are sure to become holiday treasures.

Music Icon Ricky Skaggs Nominated For Five ICM Awards, Including Entertainer and Legend/Pioneer Award

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- The Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Faith, Family & Country Awards Top 5 finalists were announced yesterday, and Ricky Skaggs secured nominations in five categories: Legend/Pioneer Award, Entertainer, Inspirational Country Song ("Someday Soon"), Musician and Inspirational Bluegrass Artist. For Skaggs, who has previously won several ICM Awards, this year's nominations are particularly sweet. "I'm very grateful to the ICM for all the nominations," says Skaggs. "When I started playin' and singin', they didn't have award shows like they do now, so I've never been driven to win them. I just love the music and I love the fact that God uses music to speak to people's hearts. That's what I'm in it for, to be a messenger of His Love." The 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards will be held on Friday, October 28 at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Ricky Skaggs, The Roys to Perform at Inspirational Country Music Awards

ICMNashville, TN --- On October 28th, The Schermerhorn Symphony Center will host the 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards, and taking the stage will be some of today's most beloved Inspirational Country artists including Lee Greenwood, Joey & Rory, and returning 'ICM Faith, Family & Country Award' winners Ricky Skaggs and The Roys.

Ricky Skaggs' Country Hits Bluegrass Style' In Stores July 19

Country Hits Bluegrass StyleNashville, TN (July 13, 2011) - Musical legend Ricky Skaggs' newest CD, Country Hits Bluegrass Style (Skaggs Family Records), will be in stores Tuesday, July 19. The 14-song release is a mix between Skaggs' country and bluegrass roots, something he has been sharing with fans around the country during his current Treasure Chest Tour.

Moody Bluegrass Two...Much Love is Available Now

Moody Bluegrass Two -- Much LoveNashville, Tenn. – Following 2004's critically and commercially acclaimed tribute to the legendary Moody Blues, the Grammy nominated Moody Bluegrass, along with the highly successful Moody Bluegrass Live, Nashville's finest have come together again to honor the Moody Blues with Moody Bluegrass Two...Much Love released nationwide this week! The new all-star bluegrass music tribute to the Moody Blues is available now.

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