• Skaggs & Hornsby Live in August

    Skaggs Family Records has set an August 20 release date for Cluck Ol' Hen, a live album from Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby. The 11 tracks, which combine songs from previous recordings from both headliners, were recorded when the pair

  • Ricky Skaggs autobiography due in August

    Harper Collins is set to release Kentucky Traveler - My Life In Music, an autobiography by Ricky Skaggs with Eddie Dean, on August 13. The publishers promise an intimate look into the life and 40 year musical of this iconic performer.

  • Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2013

    The line-up for each of the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman for 2013 has been announced. The annual summer fair of bluegrass music at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium begins this evening, June 20, and continues weekly on Thursdays through

  • New single from Terry Baucom

    Banjo man Terry Baucom has a new album coming soon on the John Boy & Billy label. Like his 2011 project, In A Groove, this as yet unnamed record will feature Bauc on the five along with an all-star cast

  • Paul Reed Smith – A Conversation On Tone

    Earlier this year, we reported on celebrated electric guitar builder Paul Reed Smith's move into the acoustic market, and his choice of hypersonic flatpicker Cody Kilby as an endorser. Recently, Smith convened an all-star panel of acoustic guitar masters for a

  • Billy Joe Foster passes

    We have learned that Billy Joe Foster, noted Oklahoma picker, passed away today at 51 years of age. A talented multi-instrumentalist, Foster played fiddle with Bill Monroe, bass with Country Gazette, and several instruments with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. He was

  • Ricky Skaggs on Fox News

    Ricky Skaggs will be a special studio guest on Saturday (11/24) during America's News HQ on the Fox News television network. Having given his trusty band the Thanksgiving weekend off, Ricky will appear solo and perform, Nothing Beats A Family, one

  • Music to My Ears From Ricky Skaggs

    Imagine the excitement of getting ready to tear open a gift from someone who always comes up with something exciting and wonderful. Then imagine the disappointment when you discover the package contains a shirt. A well-made shirt, for sure. But, in