2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup & Midnight Jam Announced #Merlefest

2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup & Midnight Jam Announced #Merlefest

A few years ago {maybe 10 or so) I went to Merlefest for the first time. So. Much. Music. I have to say, it was pretty amazing. There was entertainment and vendors everywhere. And I got to see THE Emmylou Harris. Amazing, people. There were so many types of music there that I really think most people could find something that they not only liked, but loved. And I have to say, the 2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup is looking pretty sweet. Check it out below.
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Ricky Skaggs On Bill Monroe, His Musical Roots & New Country

Ricky Skaggs on Bill Monroe and his Musical Influences

With 12 #1 hit country singles, 14 GRAMMY Awards and tons of other accolades, Ricky Skaggs is a country and bluegrass legend. He will be receiving some other well deserved honors this month as well. On October 26th, he will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame {along with Garth Brooks and the late Jerry Reed} and then on October 31st, Skaggs will be honored with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award {previous recipients include George Strait, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and more}. Locally, you can also catch him in concert at the Carolina Theatre, in Greensboro, NC on October 14th. We got the chance to talk with Skaggs about these honors, his upcoming events and what he has in store for the near future.
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