John Oates Interview: New Album “Arkansas” & The Connection To His Memoir “Change Of Seasons”

John Oates Interview: "Arkansas" & His Memoir "Change Of Seasons"

We all know the super duo Hall and Oates. John Oates is also forging his own, singular path in the musical landscape with his folk, blues and Americana inspired, “Arkansas.” He is currently playing shows with The Good Road Band in support of this album and will once again join forces with Daryl Hall to hit the road with Train, later this year. Get the lowdown on what he has in the works in our John Oates interview. [Read more…]

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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