Tag Archives: Bluegrass

Sturgill Simpson reveals Merle Haggard co-write on newest album

At the stroke of midnight, Sturgill Simpson released without notice his newest album, Cuttin’ Grass, Volume 2: The Cowboy Arms Sessions.  For the album, he brought together “The Hillbilly Avengers” again that is filled with an all-star cast of musicians.  Just like the previous album, they were revisiting and reinterpreting Sturgill’s musical selections in the …

Shakespeare comes alive with As Y’all Like It

When it comes to Kentucky music, the state is full of talent that can overfill a cup of lyrics and songs.  Louisville native, Aaron Bibelhauser, has expanded his traditional bluegrass music influence to team up with the Kentucky Shakespeare production on a new project.  “As Y’all Like It: Songs from Kentucky Shakespeare” is available today …

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs with Marty Stuart during IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Ceremony. Photo credit: Jeff Fasano

Last night in Raleigh, N.C. at the 29th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The Kentucky native was inducted by his longtime friend and fellow GRAMMY® winner, Marty Stuart. “He’s a radical revisionist, he’s a traditionalist, he’s a keeper of …