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RICKY SKAGGS


BIO: Richard Lee "Ricky" Skaggs (born July 18, 1954) is a country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.

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Justin Moses Releases 'Fall Like Rain' Photo Justin Moses Releases 'Fall Like Rain'
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2021

For the last three-quarters of a century, in the world of bluegrass music, one thing has always been certain; the cream rises to the top....
Justin Moses To Release Eclectic New Album 'Fall Like Rain' On January 22 Photo Justin Moses To Release Eclectic New Album 'Fall Like Rain' On January 22
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2021

For the last three-quarters of a century, in the world of bluegrass music, one thing has always been certain; the cream rises to the top. And it didn't take long for International Bluegrass Music Association Award-winner Justin Moses to rise to his now prestigious status as one of the finest multi-i...
Ricky Skaggs Reveals Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery Photo Ricky Skaggs Reveals Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2021

Last week, Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs revealed he experienced a major health scare over the summer. In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE, Skaggs details the circumstances that led him to quadruple bypass heart surgery last June. ...
Country Music Stars Remember K.T. Oslin Photo Country Music Stars Remember K.T. Oslin
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2020

Country artists are reacting to the passing of GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter K.T. Oslin. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member died today at the age of 78....
T. Graham Brown Welcomes Tracy Byrd To November's Live Wire Photo T. Graham Brown Welcomes Tracy Byrd To November's Live Wire
by TV News Desk - November 03, 2020

Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown's LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM's Prime Country Channel 58 will debut new episodes for November, starting Wednesday, November 4....
Additional Artists Join PURE RIVER AT THE RYMAN Worship Event Photo Additional Artists Join PURE RIVER AT THE RYMAN Worship Event
by TV News Desk - September 21, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming 24 hour livestream event “Pure River at the Ryman”, Harvest Sound International this morning announced the addition of multiple leading Christian artists...
Charlie Daniels Jr. Announces Continuance of His Father's Legacy with Charlie Daniels Photo Charlie Daniels Jr. Announces Continuance of His Father's Legacy with Charlie Daniels Brand, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2020

Charlie Daniels Jr., son of the late Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Daniels, today announced a new direction for his father's legacy. ...
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Announces Most Ambitious Fundraising Event in i Photo Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Announces Most Ambitious Fundraising Event in its History
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2020

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, in partnership with YouTube and the country music community, will stage the most ambitious digital fundraiser in the museum’s history, BIG NIGHT (At the Museum)....
Terri Clark Announces New Album IT'S CHRISTMAS… CHEERS! Photo Terri Clark Announces New Album IT'S CHRISTMAS… CHEERS!
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2020

Country music icon, Terri Clark, has announced she will be releasing her new album titled, It’s Christmas… Cheers! on September 25, 2020....
Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid Photo Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

Finding inspiration from The New York Times Magazine's “1619 Project,” James Weldon Johnson's “Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” as well as the work of historian Taylor Branch, Grammy-award winning pianist, singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby debuts “Bright Star Cast.”...
Country Stars Remember Charlie Daniels Photo Country Stars Remember Charlie Daniels
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2020

The country music community is mourning the loss of the legendary Charlie Daniels. The influential music icon passed away this morning following a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83....
DelFest Has Announced the Free Virtual Festival 'DelFest At Home!' Photo DelFest Has Announced the Free Virtual Festival 'DelFest At Home!'
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2020

 DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, has just announced DelFest At Home, a streaming event celebrating musical highlights from DelFests past....
Ricky Skaggs to Perform on Grand Ole Opry's 4,920th Consecutive Saturday Night Broadc Photo Ricky Skaggs to Perform on Grand Ole Opry's 4,920th Consecutive Saturday Night Broadcast
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2020

This weekend, COUNTRY MUSIC and bluegrass icon Ricky Skaggs returns to his home away from home, the Grand Ole Opry. For the past five weeks, amidst the current COVID-19 crisis and without an audience in attendance, the Grand Ole Opry has remained on the air as it has for 4,919 consecutive Saturday n...
Dailey & Vincent Bring LANDFEST Music Festival Series to Texas Photo Dailey & Vincent Bring LANDFEST Music Festival Series to Texas
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

Dailey & Vincent are bringing their LANDFEST music festival series to Texas for the first annual LONESTAR LANDFEST, set for May 30 and 31 of this year at The Theatre at Grand Prairie. Tickets went on sale Friday, February 21 and are now available at AXS.com. Along with Dailey & Vincent, the inaugura...
Sideline Announces Spring Tour Dates Photo Sideline Announces Spring Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2020

Six-piece pedigreed powerhouse Bluegrass band SIDELINE sets a furious pace for spring with a slew of dates in support of their new release, BREAKS TO THE EDGE. The reigning IBMA Song of the Year (for 'Thunder Dan') award-winning group will headline shows across the U.S. bringing their boundless high...
Dionne Warwick, John Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys & Ricky Skaggs Release 'Jingle Bells' M Photo Dionne Warwick, John Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys & Ricky Skaggs Release 'Jingle Bells' Music Video
by TV News Desk - November 21, 2019

Five-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, actress, television host and former United Nations Global Ambassador Dionne Warwick, has released “Dionne Warwick & The Voices of Christmas,” on BMG.  The album features stunning duet performances with legends across all genres of pop music.   Ms. Warwick recen...
Randy Travis Presented ASCAP Founders Award By Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Pau Photo Randy Travis Presented ASCAP Founders Award By Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Paul Williams
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2019

Monday night, at the 57th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, American music icon Randy Travis was presented the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award. Performing two of Travis' biggest hits were Garth Brooks, singing “Forever and Ever, Amen,” and Carrie Underwood, singing “Promises.” The duo then joined ...
Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020 Photo Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Moun...
CDX Nashville Launches Positive Country Chart And Distribution Photo CDX Nashville Launches Positive Country Chart And Distribution
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2019

Music distribution service CDX Nashville has launched CDX TRACTION POSITIVE COUNTRY with Mark Piland serving as Chart Editor. This new format features positive message music with themes of faith, family and home. The new initiative includes music delivery to all radio stations who program this incre...
Sideline to Headline Select Dates this Fall Photo Sideline to Headline Select Dates this Fall
by TV News Desk - September 11, 2019

Trailblazing Bluegrassers, Sideline, are set to headline select dates at a variety of venues throughout the Fall. The group will wrap up a milestone year with a #1 single ('Crash Course In The Blues') and 125 shows (that included tours of Canada and Ireland) under their belts. Additionally, Sideline...
Randy Travis to be Honored with ASCAP Founders Award Photo Randy Travis to be Honored with ASCAP Founders Award
by TV News Desk - September 09, 2019

Amid a galaxy of country music stars gathered in downtown Nashville for its annual awards shows, industry VIPs will celebrate one of the brightest when Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis receives the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at the 57th annual American Society of Composers, Autho...
T. Graham Brown to Guest Host LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM Prime Country Channel Photo T. Graham Brown to Guest Host LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM Prime Country Channel
by TV News Desk - September 03, 2019

Country hitmaker T. Graham Brown is set to guest host SiriusXM's new show LIVE WIRE, premiering Wednesday, September 4th at 10/9con Prime Country, Channel 58. LIVE WIRE is a one hour show that will showcase live cuts & interviews with some of his closest friends and heroes, sharing fun stories and c...
Ricky Skaggs Celebrates 65th Birthday, 60 Years in Music Photo Ricky Skaggs Celebrates 65th Birthday, 60 Years in Music
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2019

Last Thursday, July 18, country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs celebrated his 65th birthday, marking 60 years since he struck his first chords on the mandolin. At a concert stop in Stephenville, Texas, Skaggs' good friend and Texstar Ford Summer Concert Series sponsor Doug Montgomery made sure to...
Sweetwater's GearFest 2019 Draws Record Crowds Photo Sweetwater's GearFest 2019 Draws Record Crowds
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2019

Sweetwater's GearFest 2019 was a record-breaking success that attracted the largest crowds ever in the event's 18 year history. GearFest is the nation's only music and pro audio festival and trade show open to the public, eliminating barriers between customers, vendors, and artists.   ...
Christian Davis Releases Single THE SIMPLE THINGS Photo Christian Davis Releases Single THE SIMPLE THINGS
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2019

Grammy nominated artist, Christian Davis, announces the release of his second solo single 'The Simple Things,' to Bluegrass radio via CDX. ...