• Pop Matters – The Best Bluegrass of 2009

    Pop Matters, an online journal concerning all manner of popular culture, is out with their list of The Best Bluegrass of 2009. Compiled by Steve Leftridge and Juli Thanki - both freelance writers on country, roots and Americana music -

  • Ricky Skaggs’ G-Run in a jar

    Leave it to our buddy Wichita Rutherford to come up with something no one has ever done before. He got the wild idea of capturing one of Ricky Skaggs' G-Runs in a mason jar, and auctioning it off on Ebay. As

  • Ricky Skaggs asks for a Christmas gift

    But not for him... Ricky Skaggs has recently joined with World Vision to help sponsor children living amidst dire poverty in undeveloped countries. In the true spirit of Christmas, he is asking his many fans and friends to consider partnering with

  • Eddie and Martha benefit report

    We posted last month about the benefit concert for Eddie & Martha Adcock, held to help them overcome the financial difficulties they face as a result of Eddie's medical issues this past year. Scott Street, an attorney in Richmond, VA

  • Wichita Rutherford and Ricky Skaggs

    Our buddy Wichita Rutherford is perceived by many as a funny man, and rightly so. But the truth is, he takes at least one thing seriously, bluegrass music! He has a lot of fun for sure, but he truly respects

  • Keith Sewell – The Way Of A Wanderer

    It's not likely that anyone would challenge the talent of Keith Sewell. As a picker and singer, he's worked with Ricky Skaggs, James Taylor, Sam Bush, Marty Stuart, Jerry Douglas and The Dixie Chicks. His songs have been cut by Skaggs,

  • Ricky Skaggs solo stream on iLike

    The folks at Skaggs Family Records have created a free streaming site on iLike for the upcoming Ricky Skaggs CD, Solo - Songs My Dad Loved. You can listen to all 13 tracks in full on iLike until the release date

  • Old time music from Ricky Skaggs

    Ricky Skaggs is finally releasing a solo project - and we do mean solo. Songs My Dad Loved, due September 15 on Skaggs Family Records, features Ricky on 13 tracks, accompanied only by himself on guitar, mandolin, mandocello, fiddle and banjo.

  • Ricky Skaggs goes solo

    OK...  it's not what you think. Ricky Skaggs is doing a solo project, but he is still firmly in place as the fearless leader of Kentucky Thunder. In fact, it's a solo project in the truest sense of the word. His next

  • Bluegrass Nights 2009

    Doyle Lawson and Ricky Skaggs are among the performers scheduled to appear during the forthcoming Bluegrass Nights Series at The Ryman. Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman, an annual concert series in Nashville, begins June 25 with a show featuring Doyle Lawson