On the Way — Ricky Skaggs

February 28th, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Famed country musician Ricky Skaggs and his backing band, Kentucky Thunder, are scheduled to perform May 6 at the Fort Smith River Park, according to his Web site and Pollstar.

A winner of multiple Grammy Awards, bluegrass awards and CMA awards and a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Skaggs has for the past several years embraced his bluegrass roots, which date back to performances with Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. No word on tickets or other details yet.

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  • http://nwanews.com/blogs/ jinkietoe

    If you want ticket information for the Fort Smith Cox Community Concert presents Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, here are the details:

    FREE Cox Community Concert tickets will be available beginning April 1 at Cox Stores in Fort Smith, Van Buren, Rogers, Bentonville, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs, Harrison and Berryville. Tickets may also be found at ARVEST Bank locations in Fort Smith and Van Buren. Although tickets are complementary, they will be required for entry to the concert and are limited to four at the time of request.

    The Cox Community Concert presenting Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder came about through a partnership with the Fort Smith Classic. Cox committed to organizing and funding the event, with the intent to bring a new dimension to the tournament week for golfers and non-golfers alike. The partnership expanded further to include the City of Fort Smith, offering the chance to showcase the downtown River Park in a way that anyone in the community would have the opportunity to participate.

  • Kevin Kinder

    Thanks for the information.