RICKY SKAGGS TO APPEAR AND PERFORM ON TBN'S HUCKABEE

RICKY SKAGGS TO APPEAR AND PERFORM ON TBN'S HUCKABEE

Nov 27 | Posted by: Skaggs Family Records

Episode Featuring Skaggs Airs this Saturday, December 2 at 8 PM Eastern Time

Country music and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs will appear on this weekend's edition of Huckabee on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

On the national television show, Skaggs and Governor Mike Huckabee will dine at Café Rakka, a popular Mediterranean restaurant (and one of Skaggs' personal favorites), located in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The 15X GRAMMY® winner will also perform his #1 hit country song, "Heartbroke," with Huckabee backing him on bass guitar. In addition, Skaggs and his wife, Sharon White (of country music group The Whites), will perform "Hold On Tight," a tune from their 2014 duets album, Hearts Like Ours.

This weekend's episode of Huckabee airs Saturday night, December 2 at 8 PM ET on TBN. 

About Ricky Skaggs

Earning 12 #1 hit singles, 15 GRAMMY® Awards, 12 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. 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. And the Grand Ole Opry member has released his first-ever autobiography, "Kentucky Traveler." The book details the life and times of Skaggs and provides a descriptive history of Country and Bluegrass music, as told by the master himself. In addition to his regular touring schedule with his band, Kentucky Thunder, he recently performed a string of dates with his better half Sharon White along with guitar legend Ry Cooder on the critically-acclaimed "Cooder-White-Skaggs" tour and from time to time hits the road with versatile singer/songwriter and pianist Bruce Hornsby on another critically-acclaimed tour, "Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder."

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