ALL-AROUND TALENT VINCE GILL STILL SLINGING GUITAR

By Allison Stewart, Special to the Tribune These days, it’s easy for a guy like Vince Gill to get lost. He’s one of the best all-arounders in country music: a soulful singer, a dexterous songwriter, a renowned guitar player. But he’s defiantly unflashy in a genre that has increasingly come to prize overstatement. Last October,…

MERLEFEST TO BE BITTERSWEET FOR HEADLINER VINCE GILL

By: Cindy Hodnett | Winston-Salem Journal Returning to this year’s MerleFest will be bittersweet for headliner Vince Gill. He’ll be glad to be performing at the festival again, along with an illustrious group of musicians that includes Marty Stuart, Alison Krauss and the Union Station and Jerry Douglas, Los Lobos, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Béla…

GRAMMY WINNER VINCE GILL TO BE HONORED BY FOLDS OF HONOR

The Folds of Honor Foundation announced Tuesday that Vince Gill will be honored and the band Rascal Flatts will perform a concert at a ceremony following the Patriot Cup celebrity pro-am golf tournament. Beginning at 5 p.m. on May 28, a Patriot Cup Gala will feature a dinner and awards presentation followed by a benefit…

TUNE IN TO GAC’S BACKSTORY – VINCE GILL

Vince Gill is not only one of country music’s most accomplished artists, he’s also one of the most beloved. His pursuit of musical excellence in all genres has delighted fans and inspired countless musicians for over 40 years. From his days in a small bluegrass band to front man of the 70′s super group Pure…

VINCE GILL AT ‘SONGS FROM THE SILVERSCREEN’

Vince Gill raised country music’s banner high at the Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Tuesday, April 3, at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium in New York. In a program titled “Songs of the Silver Screen,” Gill performed his own distinctive renditions of Don Gibson’s “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and Roy Orbison’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” and…

ON THE PASSING OF EARL SCRUGGS…

“It feels like losing my musical father. Because of my dad trying to learn to play the banjo like Earl, I was exposed to the sound. I don’t know if music would have spoken to me if it wasn’t for the sound of Earl’s banjo.” Vince Gill