WKZU Updates Archives for 2013-10

Ricky Skaggs


Ricky Skaggs to be 2013 Artist-in-Residence

November 18 and 19
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater An innovative musician, top-notch vocalist, record producer and label owner, Grammy award-winning Ricky Skaggs has been selected as the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence. Skaggs will headline the series on November 18 and 19 in the Museum’s brand new CMA Theater. His November 18 show, Country Boy at Heart, will feature special guests Emmylou Harris, Brad Paisley, Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy and The Whites. His November 19 show, Bluegrass Rules, will feature special guests Alison Krauss, Bruce Hornsby, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Del McCoury and The Whites. Both nights will feature Skaggs’ award-winning band, Kentucky Thunder. Celebrate music past and present with these unprecedented shows. Tickets are on sale now at CountryMusicHallofFame.org/AIR. Learn More Social Media Copy: @RickySkaggs has been selected as @countrymusichof’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence. Tickets go on sale October 18! http://bit.ly/15L8DEF.

Grandpa Jones

Music and Memories of Grandpa Jones

Saturday, October 19 • 1:30 p.m.


October 20, 2013, will mark the 100th anniversary of Grandpa Jones’s birth. Known for his clawhammer banjo playing, novelty songs like “Mountain Dew,” and his comedic and musical contributions to Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry, the late Louis Marshall Jones championed old-time music from the 1930s into the 1990s. Grandpa’s wife and co-performer Ramona Riggins Jones, Hee Haw producer Sam Lovullo, Monument Records founder Fred Foster, and guitarist Doyle Dykes—along with other Jones family members and friends will celebrate Grandpa’s life. Learn More Social Media Copy: Join @countrymusichof in celebration of what would have been Grandpa Jones’s 100th birthday! http://bit.ly/1a3fZjT.

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