RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Earl Scruggs

A collection of news and information related to Earl Scruggs published by this site and its partners.

Top Earl Scruggs Articles

Displaying items 25-35
  • Live: Carolina Chocolate Drops at Royce Hall

     
    The Carolina Chocolate Drops performed at Royce Hall on Friday night. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there....
  • 72 Hours: High Places, Still Corners among weekend's top gigs

     
    High Places: Since relocating to L.A. from Brooklyn a few years back, the High Places duo of Rob Barber and Mary Pearson have remained relatively anonymous on the local scene. High Places' third album, "Original Colors" should raise the pair's profile....
  • Pop music review: Earl Scruggs lets his banjo do the talking

     
    The 87-year-old bluegrass pioneer lets his still-impressive banjo skills (and son Gary) do the talking for him in a solid if almost rote performance. Country music deifies its elders but not always for what they have left to give. Saturday......
  • Grammy Hall of Fame announces 2012 recordings inductees

     
    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...
  • Tina Fey and Steve Martin, mano a mano in Los Angeles!

     
    Tina Fey and Steve Martin appeared together on stage in LA Tuesday night: our report....
  • Ken Burns, Steve Martin and the cosmos coming to PBS' fall lineup

     
    Banjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
  • Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins, Stew and global warming concert to highlight UCLA Live season

     
    UCLA Live 2011-12 season highlights include Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins and concert on global warming...
  • This week's on-sales: Taylor Swift, UCLA Live, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more

     
    Taylor Swift, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the 2011 season of UCLA Live are among the new Southland shows on-sale this week....
  • Bluegrass Great Earl Scruggs Dead at 88

    Bluegrass Great Earl Scruggs Dead at 88
    Earl Scruggs, whose distinctive picking style and association with Lester Flatt cemented bluegrass music's place in popular culture, died Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital, his son Gary Scruggs said. He was 88. "I realize his popularity...
  • Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs dies at 88

    Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs dies at 88
    Bluegrass legend and banjo innovator Earl Scruggs died of natural causes on March 28 at a Nashville hospital. He was 88-years-old. Scruggs' son, Gary Scruggs who played the bass guitar with his father, said that he had been in failing health for some...
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...