RICKY SKAGGS & BRUCE HORNSBY with Kentucky Thunder
Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and renowned pianist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby, friends and fellow Grammy® winners, go back out on the road to collaborate with Skaggs’ razor-sharp band Kentucky Thunder on brand new tunes and traditional bluegrass classics. Without any restrictions, their music is as fascinating and masterful as the two stars that created it. The pair blends songs drawn from deep roots in mountain music, adding piano and Hornsby's inimitable songwriting to Skaggs’ instrumental core of mandolin, guitar, bass, fiddle and banjo into a musical feast. Skaggs and Hornsby promise to kick up a storm with their mix of high-lonesome harmonies, full-throttle bluegrass picking, and improvisational piano.
With twelve #1 hit singles, 14 Grammy® Awards, eight CMA Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), eight ACM Awards, eleven IBMA Awards, two Dove Awards and nine ICM (Inspirational Country Music) Awards, Ricky Skaggs remains a true pioneer to the Country Music, Bluegrass and Gospel/Christian music genres. Since he began playing music more than 50 years ago, Skaggs has released more than 30 albums and has performed thousands of live shows. Skaggs and his band, Kentucky Thunder, continue to keep the tour trail red hot, performing more than 80 live dates each year. In 2012, Skaggs was inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame and was also awarded the Pioneer Award from the Academy of Country Music that same year.
Grammy® winner with sales of more than eleven million albums to date worldwide, for more than two decades Bruce Hornsby has been praised as a virtuoso pianist, singer-songwriter and band leader. Known as a musician’s musician, in addition to his remarkable career as a recording artist, the prestigious list of Hornsby collaborators now includes diverse figures like Ornette Coleman, Bob Dylan, Bela Fleck, Elton John, Branford Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Robbie Robertson, Leon Russell, Chaka Khan, Wayne Shorter, Squeeze, Tupac Shakur, Eric Clapton, Stevie Nicks, Bob Seger and Sting. Indeed, Bruce Hornsby’s restless musical spirit continues to spontaneously push him forward into exciting new musical pursuits.
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