Earl Scruggs

Gibson Brothers Take Bluegrass Awards’ Top Prize
Last night (Sept. 27) was a memorable evening for the Gibson Brothers, who walked away with the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy at the 23rd annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium The group, comprised of brothers Eric and Leigh Gibson, and band members Mike Barber, Clayton Campbell and Joe Walsh, also took home the Gospel Recorded
Earl Scruggs Funeral: Musicians Remember ‘Humble’ Banjo Great
Fans and fellow musicians packed the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville yesterday (April 1) to honor Earl Scruggs, the legendary bluegrass banjo player who died last Wednesday at the age of 88. Among those to perform at the star-studded funeral were Bela Fleck, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, John McEuen and Ricky Skaggs, who called Earl "the most humble musician" he'd ever met...
Earl Scruggs Dead: Bluegrass Legend Dies at 88
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bluegrass legend and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs, who helped profoundly change country music with Bill Monroe in the 1940s and later with guitarist Lester Flatt, has died. He was 88. Scruggs' son Gary said his father died of natural causes Wednesday morning at a Nashville, Tenn...
Randy Travis Receives Personal Invitation to MerleFest
Randy Travis may be in the middle of a difficult divorce, but he isn't letting his personal pain get in the way of performing for his loyal fans. The country music legend has been added to the 2011 line-up of the famous MerleFest, at the specific request of the festival's founder and host, Doc Watson...
Dailey and Vincent Take Top Honors at Bluegrass Awards
Dailey and Vincent held on to their status as the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Entertainer of the Year for the second consecutive year Thursday night at the association's annual awards show in Nashville. The duo also took home awards for Vocal Group and Album, for 'Dailey and Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers...
John Carter Cash Reveals ‘The Family Secret’
John Carter Cash makes no bones about the fact that although he enjoys performing, working in the studio is his true passion. While many have likely heard the music to come out of Cabin Cash Studio in Hendersonville, Tenn. -- which Johnny Cash built on his property north of Nashville in 1978 and where he, his wife June Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Earl Scruggs, Loretta Lynn, Elvis Costello, Em