Tag: Ricky Skaggs

Opry To Celebrate Longest-Serving Member, Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson as the longest-serving Opry member in the show’s history on Saturday, July 22. Anderson, one of the most awarded songwriters in the history of country music and a highly successful performer in his own right, was …

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Carson Peters and Iron Mountain Sign With Billy Blue Records

Billy Blue Records has signed bluegrass band, Carson Peters and Iron Mountain. The band is led by Carson Peters, from Piney Flats, TN. Carson has made numerous national TV appearances including his performance on the fiddle with bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. Most recently, Carson …

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Joe Galante, Jerry Lee Lewis & Keith Whitley Formally Inducted Into HOF

Last night Joe Galante, Jerry Lee Lewis and Keith Whitley became the 147th, 148th and 149th members of the Country Music Hall of Fame as they were formally inducted during a star-studded Medallion Ceremony in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater. Galante, Lewis and Whitley received …

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Jamey Johnson Officially A Grand Ole Opry Member

Jamey Johnson became an official member of the Grand Ole Opry last night, welcomed by Opry member and Johnson’s mentor Bill Anderson after the two collaborated on their ACM and CMA Award-winning co-write “Give It Away.” Anderson stepped into the circle holding the Opry member award he would present to …

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Kentucky Headhunters Make Their Opry Debut

This past weekend (Sat., Dec. 4), GRAMMY® Award-winning southern rock, blues and country group The Kentucky Headhunters officially made their debut on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. The Headhunters were overwhelmed with the evening, which marked the band’s first Opry performance in their 30 years as entertainers. Guitarist …

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Isaacs Officially Inducted Into The Grand Ole Opry family

The multi-Grammy-nominated Dove Award-winning The Isaacs, (Becky, Ben, Lily and Sonya) members of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, were officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry family last night by Opry members Ricky Skaggs and The Whites: Buck, Sharon, and Cheryl. Skaggs had surprised the family group with an …

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Governor Bill Lee Declares August 18 ‘Charlie Daniels Day’

Charlie Daniels New Book > Let's All Make the Day Count: The Everyday Wisdom of Charlie Daniels

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has officially declared August 18, 2021 as ‘Charlie Daniels Day’ across the Volunteer State. The proclamation comes as friends, family and fans gear up to celebrate the late musical icon at the 2021 Volunteer Jam: A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels. The star-studded live concert event …

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Oak Ridge Boys Celebrate 10th Opry Anniversary

Grand Ole Opry members The Oak Ridge Boys, who celebrated their 10th Opry anniversary Saturday night, joined Danielle Bradbery, Callista Clark, Riley Green, and Justin Moore for a Grand Ole Prix show, hosted by Opry announcer Bill Cody, following the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in downtown Nashville last …

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Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate 75th Anniversary Of Bluegrass Music

The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Bluegrass music on Saturday, December 5 with appearances by Opry members Del McCoury, a member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, and Ricky Skaggs, a member of both the Country Music and Bluegrass Halls of Fame. The two will be …

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