| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Sellersville Theater 1894 will have a newly chosen Entertainer of the Year and Musician of the Year playing there on Saturday. Bluegrass icon Ricky Skaggs, who with his band Kentucky Thunder will play shows at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.......
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... In this year that Mark Twain, the quintessential American novelist, humorist and rabble-rouser, has undergone a spike in popularity thanks to the publication...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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.....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:22 AM
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......
| May 13, 2011
| 7:15 AM
A new, 27-track live album by Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers was released through Amazon.com last week. For May 2 only "Bride of The Noisemakers" was available as a $3.99 download -- a juicy discount from the normal price of $7.99.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Feeling a distinctive lack of bluegrass in the Free Music Friday diet, we turned to the folks at Rebel Records. Based in Charlottesville and now partnered with County Sales in Floyd, the company has been pumping out string band recordings since 1959....
| Jul 24, 2011
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is heading out on the festival circuit this summer and -- his local fans will be happy to know -- he's included his home region on his itinerary. The piano-pumping maestro will play a free concert at Norfolk's Harborfest...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Anyone who knows me should know that I love old school country music. I especially love listening to timeless country albums from back in the day that hammer home my belief that the soulless bubble gum pop in cowboy hats being passed off by major labels...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Thursday: CQ Presents The Menzingers, $10. 7 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; East Coast Chamber Orchestra, $35. 7:30 p.m. The Hartt School, West Hartford; Ricky Skaggs & KY Thunder, $55-$75. 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 11:54 AM
That tick-tick-tick you're hearing is the clock, not a time bomb. So don't panic. There's still time to find great music for the loved ones on your Christmas list. Here's a look back at some of the best recordings of the year and a few tips on who's...