A Night on the Town’ with ‘Country Boy’ Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder,

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October 1st, 2018



‘A Night on the Town’ with ‘Country Boy’ Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder, will be at the Performing Arts Centre om Tuesday, October 16 at 8pm.

The legendary bluegrass superstar brings his roots revival jamboree to Burlington for its only stop in Southern Ontario.

Ricky Skaggs Courtesy of BPAC

Ricky Skaggs brings Kentucky Thunder to Burlington.

Since he began playing music more than 50 years ago, Skaggs has released more than 30 albums and has performed thousands of live shows. He started his own record label, Skaggs Family Records, in 1997 and has since released 12 consecutive GRAMMY®-nominated albums. His latest release, Hearts Like Ours, with his wife, celebrated artist Sharon White of The Whites features the couple dueting on handpicked country love songs.

Skaggs is due to be inducted into the revered Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2018 this fall. Skaggs was also inducted into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame this September.

Earning 12 #1 hit singles, 15 GRAMMY® Awards, 13 IBMA Awards, nine ACM Awards, eight CMA Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), two Dove Awards, the ASCAP Founders Award, three honorary Doctorate degrees, inductions into the Musicians Hall of Fame and GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame, the 2013 Artist-In-Residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, an Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award in the Instrumentalist category along with countless other awards, Ricky Skaggs is truly a pioneer of Bluegrass and Country music.

Tickets can be purchased by telephone, online or in person:

905-681-6000, www.burlingtonpac.ca
440 Locust Street, Burlington, Ontario

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