• Bluegrass on TV this weekend

    With much of the US expecting pleasant spring weather this weekend, there may not be as many people at home watching TV. But if you do find yourself in front of the screen, here are a couple of opportunities to

  • Mike Barnett to Kentucky Thunder

    Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will be taking on Mike Barnett as their new fiddler. Mike will officially start with the band in 2017, but will be doing some shows still this year twinning with outgoing fiddle man Andy Leftwich

  • Andy Leftwich leaving Kentucky Thunder

    Andy Leftwich, fiddler with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder since 2001, has announced that he will be leaving the band at the end of the year. He has literally grown up in the group, starting with Skaggs right out of high

  • Even more photos from Delaware Valley

    We aren't finished yet with Frank Baker's photos from the 2016 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival. There's one more gallery after this, and we are delighted to announce that he will be with us at the World of Bluegrass in Raleigh

  • Ricky Skaggs to receive ASCAP Founders Award

    The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Performers will present its esteemed Founders Award to Ricky Skaggs for his lifetime contributions to the music business. One such recipient has been selected by ASCAP each year since 1984, and Skaggs will receive the honor at the

  • Ricky Skaggs does The Voice

    Last night, Ricky Skaggs was a special guest on NBC television's hit singing competition show, The Voice. It was the finale program of the 9th season, and Ricky was invited following a statement by competitor Emily Ann Roberts that he

  • Bluegrass festival for Kentucky Governor

    When it's time to celebrate, what could be better than a bluegrass festival? That's what the inaugural committee for newly-elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin thinks as well. They have invited some of the Commonwealth's top bluegrass performers to help them celebrate

  • Jake Workman joins Ricky Skaggs

    Wasting no time after yesterday's announcement that Cody Kilby was leaving Kentucky Thunder, Ricky Skaggs has announced today that Utah flatpicker Jake Workman has joined the band. Like many young guitarists, Jake came to bluegrass sideways, having started with an interest in

  • Photos from 2015 Mountain Song Festival

    The Mountain Song Festival, hosted each year in September by The Steep Canyon Rangers in Brevard, NC  to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, appears to have been another great success. Artists from all over the world performed

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