• More great photos from IBMA

    In adition to the fine photos taken by our 2010 IBMA shooters (Russ Carson, Christy Reid and Roy Swann), we have found a number of other sites that have images posted. Cindy Baucom, who co-produced the Awards Show with Trisha Tubbs,

  • Classic New South on WSKV

    Here's another radio event you won't want to miss today (9/27). Ricky Wasson, guitarist and lead vocalist with JD Crowe and the New South, will join Zeke Buttons on WSKV FM to introduce one of the most fabled and sought-after recordings

  • Photos from Panhandle Pickin’

    We have recently become acquainted with photographer G. Milo Farineau, who is working on a photo book project on music festivals, with an emphasis on bluegrass. He is collaborating with Chester Simpson, an experienced photojournalist whose credits include Rolling Stone

  • Justin Moses to Kentucky Thunder

    Justin Moses will be the new banjo player with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, starting this Friday at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel in Bettendorf, IA. He is taking over for Jim Mills, who recently announced his intention to

  • Ricky Skaggs – Mosaic

    Early last month we reported that banjo picker Jim Mills was leaving Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, a job he had held for the past 14 years. The move came as a shock to a lot of Skaggs/Mills fans, and

  • Larry Stephenson annouces Whysper Dream Music

    Larry Stephenson's 20th Anniversary CD, with the delightfully appropriate title 20th Anniversary, was released earlier this week on his brand new label, Whysper Dream Music. The label takes its name from he and Dreama's baby girl, Falon Whysper, whose birth

  • Ricky Skaggs on bluegrass hair

    The Washington Post Clik Track blog had a piece last Friday (1/8) on bluegrass hair, and who better to discuss it than Ricky Skaggs. This was actually an offshoot of a more serious discussion about the future of country music, and

  • Buy Ricky’s G-Run at auction

    Last week we told you about the G-Run that Ricky Skaggs and Wichita Rutherford were putting up for sale (you can read the story here in case you missed it). That auction has begun on ebay and will run all