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  • Ricky Skaggs -- bluegrass master -- to sign books, meet fans at Virginia Beach bookstore

    Ricky Skaggs -- bluegrass master -- to sign books, meet fans at Virginia Beach bookstore
    Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs will be in Virginia Beach next week to sign copies of his new memoir, "Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music." He's visiting the area the same day as his live album with Bruce Hornsby is released. According to his...
  • REVIEW: Steve Earle at Sellersville Theater: Roots rocker plays big show in intimate venue

     
    When Americana-rocker Steve Earle opened his concert Thursday at Sellersville Theater 1894 with the title track of his new album “The Low Highway,” his first song indicated it might be a far different set from his wonderful Sands Bethlehem...
  • Connecticut Instrument Makers Craft Guitars Out of Old Cigar Boxes

    Connecticut Instrument Makers Craft Guitars Out of Old Cigar Boxes
    Folk artists have been making instruments from found objects for years, but the cigar box guitar has undergone something of a renaissance lately. In Connecticut, three partners in Putnam are opening a store to sell their homemade instruments, and...
  • Ralph Stanley's long road leads to Chicago

    Ralph Stanley's long road leads to Chicago
    For Ralph Stanley, the road indeed seems to go on forever. The bluegrass legend, who turns 86 this month, says that touring has gotten easier than when he started out. "It was harder then," he says by phone. "We have a lot better roads now." The...
  • 10/9 AT&T PAC Presents Ricky Scaggs & Junior Brown

    organization: AT&T PAC Presents Ricky Scaggs & Junior Brown date: October 9 time: 8:00 p.m. address: Annette Strauss Square 2403 Flora Street Dallas, TX 75021 14-time Grammy Award-winner Ricky Skaggs’ career is easily among the most...
  • Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn

    Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn
    Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
  • Something to sing about on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

    Something to sing about on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
    On a sultry summer's eve, the tables in the courtyard of the Alys restaurant at La Veta Inn are crowded with folks lingering after they've finished their meals, enjoying the music of local singer-songwriter Will Dudley. Hold on to your hat when you cross...
  • The secret is out in Oak Ridge

    The secret is out in Oak Ridge
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The poster's hush-hush tone said it all: "What you see here, what you do here, what you hear here, when you leave here, let it stay here." Here in the rolling hills of eastern Tennessee, America built one of three secret cities...
  • Stagecoach: It's a frequent-riders program

    Stagecoach: It's a frequent-riders program
    Country music fans may well experience déjà vu in the desert for the 2011 Stagecoach festival. All this year's headliners are making return appearances, with Kenny Chesney topping a Stagecoach bill for the third time come Saturday. "We'd have him every...
  • Ricky Skaggs shares love of bluegrass, but little country, at Musikfest Cafe

     
    Ricky Skaggs plays wonderful traditional bluegrass music – blindingly fast mandolin enveloped in other instrumentation that captures the very air of Appalachia and accounts for six of the eight Grammy Awards he’s won since 2000. Skaggs and his...
  • Sellersville Theater's payback to Musikfest Cafe

     
    In its first months, the musical lineup at Musikfest Café at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem has borrowed a lot from Sellersville Theater 1894 – and now it’s payback time. But seeing acts at Sellersville that recently played.....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    1. VINCE GILL Vince Gill has had a long and storied instrumental career, starting with playing in Boone Creek with Ricky Skaggs and as lead singer for the country-rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s. But it was in......