Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs

Location: The Oak Ridge Boys Theatre ,
 
Detail Show lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Handicap Seating Options Available: Wheelchair Seating, Aisle Seating, Limited / No Stairs Seating
Detail Non-Flash Photography is Permitted
Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs is no not scheduled to play in Branson this year.
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Do not miss out on seeing legend Ricky Skaggs live and in person in Branson, MO; bringing his bluegrass and country roots with him, he is sure to put on a performance to have the audience dancing and singing along all evening.

Also a talented performer, Skaggs has instrumental abilities that encompass many different instruments. He can play the mandolin, which is his main instrument, as well as the fiddle, guitar, mandocaster, and banjo.

Awards & Accolades
Grammy Awards:

1983 Best Country Instrumental Performance: New South (J.D. Crowe, Jerry Douglas, Todd Phillips, Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs) for Fireball

1984 Best Country Instrumental Performance: Ricky Skaggs for Wheel Hoss

1986 Best Country Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist): Ricky Skaggs for Raisin' The Dickins

1991 Best Country Vocal Collaboration: Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner & Vince Gill for Restless

1999 Best Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for Bluegrass Rules!

1998 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: Clint Black, Joe Diffie, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Travis Tritt & Dwight Yoakam for Same Old Train

2000 Best Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for Ancient Tones

2000 Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for Soldier Of The Cross

2003 Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocal: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for A Simple Life

2004 Best Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for Brand New Strings

2006 Best Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for Instrumentals

2006 Best Musical Album For Children, "Songs From The Neighborhood, The Music Of Mr. Rogers"

2008 Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Ricky Skaggs and The Whites for Salt Of The Earth

2009 Best Bluegrass Album Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass 1946 & 47


CMA (Country Music Association) Awards:
1982 Male Vocalist of the Year: Ricky Skaggs

1982 Horizon Award: Ricky Skaggs

1983 Instrumental Group of the Year: Ricky Skaggs Band

1984 Instrumental Group of the Year: Ricky Skaggs Band

1985 Entertainer of the Year: Ricky Skaggs

1985 Instrumental Group of the Year: Ricky Skaggs Band

1987 Vocal Duo of the Year: Ricky Skaggs & Sharon White

1991 Vocal Event of the Year (with Mark O'Connor & New Nashville Cats)

ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards:
1981 Top New Male Vocalist of the Year: Ricky Skaggs

1982 Band of the Year - Touring: Ricky Skaggs Band

1983 Band of the Year - Touring: Ricky Skaggs Band

1984 Band of the Year - Touring: Ricky Skaggs Band

1984 Specialty Instrument: Ricky Skaggs (Mandolin)

1985 Band of the Year - Touring: Ricky Skaggs Band

1986 Band of the Year - Touring: Ricky Skaggs Band

1987 Specialty Instrument: Ricky Skaggs
 

IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Awards:
1998 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

1998 Album Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder for Bluegrass Rules!

1999 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2000 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2000 Instrumental Album Of The Year: David Grisman, Ronnie McCoury, Sam Bush,
Frank Wakefield, Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Ricky Skaggs & Buck White for Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza

2000 Recorded Event Of The Year: David Grisman, Ronnie McCoury, Frank Wakefield, Sam Bush, Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Ricky Skaggs & Buck White for Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza

2002 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2003 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2004 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2005 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2006 Instrumental Group Of The Year: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

2008 Recorded Event of the Year: Everett Lilly & Everybody and Their Brother; Featuring Everett Lilly, Bea Lilly, Charles Lilly, Daniel Lilly, Mark Lilly, Marty Stuart, Rhonda Vincent, Billy Walker, Ronnie McCoury, Rob McCoury, David Ball, Charlie Cushman, Larry Stephenson, Joe Spivey, Eddie Stubbs, Jason Carter, Dickey Lee, Freddy Weller, Mike Bub, Rad Lewis, Andy May, Darrin Vincent, Marcia Campbell, Clay Rigdon, Eric Blankenship and Bill Wolfenbarger (artists); Charles Lilly & Bill Wolfenbarger (producers); Swift River Music

2012 Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year: "Singing as We Rise", Gibson Brothers with Ricky Skaggs

BluegrassJournal.com Readers Poll: We Are Family; Jeff & Sheri Easter, The Lewis Family & The Easter Brothers (artists); Jeff & Sheri Easter (producers); Daywind Records

TNN/Music City News Country Awards:
1982 Bluegrass Act Of The Year

1983 Bluegrass Act of the Year

1983 Star of Tomorrow

1984 Bluegrass Act of the Year

1988 Instrumentalist of the Year

1989 Instrumentalist of the Year

1990 Instrumentalist of the Year

1996 Vocal Collaboration of the Year (with Vince Gill & Patty Loveless)

Other Awards and Accomplishments:
R&R Best New Artist

Billboard magazine's Artist of the Year

Musician Magazine- Voted One of the Top 100 Guitarists of the Century

Artist of the Decade- Listeners' Poll Award BBC Radio 2

CMT's 40 Greatest Men of Country Music rank No. 37 in 2003.

Judge for the 2nd annual Independent Music Awards

ACM's Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award 2012

As Ricky Skaggs comes to Branson, Missouri for a great performance, make sure you do not miss out. His country roots are sure to impress country and bluegrass lovers, so head to Branson and catch him live and in person.


Vacations Made Easy believes that your tour experience should be convenient, therefore we offer hotel pick-up options that pick you up as close to your hotel as possible. Depending on the tour and amount of attendants, you may have to walk a short distance to the pick-up point.

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