Series Presented by Springer Mountain Farms
Now in its 17th year, the prestigious Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman will once again present the biggest acts in bluegrass on Nashville’s iconic stage. The six-week series will run June 23 through July 28 on Thursday nights.
"As the must see summertime bluegrass music series, we’re honored to present an incredible line-up of world-class artists to play on the very stage where bluegrass was born," commented Ryman Auditorium General Manager, Sally Williams.
Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill will kick off the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman June 23. Next up, on June 30, will be 2011 Grammy-nominee Ricky Skaggs who made his debut on the Ryman stage at the tender age of seven. Skaggs new album, Mosaic, is also nominated for Country Album of the Year at the Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. On July 7, it’s Sam Bush who was also nominated for a Grammy this year with 2010 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artist and Guitarist of the Year, The Josh Williams Band. Fellow Grammy-nominees and long-reigning IBMA Performers of the Year, Dailey & Vincent will bring their spectacular stage show to the series on July 21. Opening the show for Dailey & Vincent will be Rebel Records recording artist and Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America Bluegrass DJ of the Year, Joe Mullins with his group The Radio Ramblers. Seminal flat picking guitarist and bluegrass legend Doc Watson rounds out the series on July 28.