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Ricky Skaggs (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ricky Skaggs To Be Honored For 30 Years As Opry Member

One of the biggest country hitmakers of the 1980s, Ricky Skaggs, is getting yet another honor: a special Grand Ole Opry tribute in celebration of his 30th anniversary as an Opry member. Skaggs joined the […]

05/02/2012

Vince Gill at MerleFest 2012 (Photo by Jim Gavenus, courtesy MerleFest)

Vince Gill Kicks Off 25th Anniversary MerleFest In North Carolina

MerleFest, the renowned annual bluegrass, folk, and country music festival in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, kicked into gear this weekend with performances from a range of traditionally minded artists including Deep Dark Woods, Dailey & Vincent, […]

04/27/2012

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Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown, Pistol Annies Among Country Artists Celebrating Record Store Day April 21

Record Store Day is an annual celebration of independent record stores across the country and around the world. Taking place Saturday, April 21, the day is marked by hundreds of special releases (on vinyl, CD, […]

04/18/2012

Garth Brooks (Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Garth Brooks Among 2012 Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Country Music Association has announced that three iconic artists are the 2012 inductees into the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame: singer Connie Smith, who was one of the most popular country artists of […]

03/06/2012

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