Tag: Ricky Skaggs

More from Red White and Bluegrass ’14

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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 “You throw out a handful of acorns hoping one of them will take root and that’s one right there” said David Shirley, the lone barber of the Drexel Barbershop. Shirley was pointing at a young boy who had recently started playing the banjo. Sitting under […]

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Day 2 at ROMP 2014

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friday at ROMP in Owensboro, KY looks to have maintained the excitement generated on Thursday. Photos by Jenny Sevcick.

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DelFest 2014 report

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou National holidays in America each have their cultural traditions and specific icons like American Flags, Pumpkins, or even Festivus Poles. […]

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Photos from DelFest 2014

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a first gallery of DelFest images taken by Todd Powers. More to come…

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More photos from Gettysburg 2014

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here is another set of Gettysburg images from Frank Baker.  

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Russ Carson gets the nod

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When we reported in March that Russ Carson had been picked as the new banjo picker with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, we noted that he officially was coming on board on a 90 day trial basis. Those of us well familiar with his playing and […]

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MerleFest 2014

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Russ Carson, new banjo picker with Ricky Skaggs, and a talented photographer to boot, for this set of images from this weekend’s MerleFest in North Carolina.   See more of Russ’ images online at www.russcarson.com.

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Russ Carson to Ricky Skaggs

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Ricky Skaggs has a new banjo player. Russ Carson, who had played with Audie Blaylock & Redline the past three years, is the newest member of Kentucky Thunder. Russ was quick to mention that he is technically on a three month road test, but knowing […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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Simply Bluegrass premieres March 7

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country’s Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry’s Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top artists for hours of music […]

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