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Tickets to Ricky Skaggs shows are available now right here at Event Tickets Center! Many of his shows have sold out elsewhere, but not here. Event Tickets Center has a limited number of tickets available for his next several shows. Prices start at $62, but can range all the way up to $521. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see Ricky Skaggs live, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about him. Listen to some of his most popular music via the playlist below and read up on some of his background and biggest achievements. Find the event you want to attend in the event list below, so you can purchase your tickets to go see Ricky Skaggs live!

Who is Ricky Skaggs?

Ricky Skaggs is a solo artist that has reached mid-level status across the Country and Bluegrass categories. Ricky Skaggs has released 30 live and studio albums and 6 singles on Spotify that string all the way back to Jan 1, 1979 with his debut album titled Sweet Temptation. His most recent album release was Hearts Like Ours on Sep 30, 2014.

Ricky Skaggs' Popularity

Ricky Skaggs' steady growth has led to an overall artist ranking of 19,816 on Spotify in the United States. He has become well known for his exciting shows and entertaining performances which has built a robust following. This is largely fueled by over 500,000 listeners and over 100,000 followers on Spotify, but he also reaches an additional over 6,000,000 listeners on Spotify through playlists. Additionally, Ricky Skaggs has a robust following on social media with nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram. He averages nearly 1,000,000 videos on YouTube and his top video on TikTok has more than 7,000,000 views on the social media platform. There are also nearly 7,000 posts on Tik Tok with Ricky Skaggs' tracks featured on them. Ricky Skaggs is most listened to in Charlotte in the United States.When you attend your next Ricky Skaggs show, it will be easy to see why he has built such a large following.

Ricky Skaggs as an Artist

You likely recognize Ricky Skaggs by his top tracks which include "Highway 40 Blues", "Same Old Train", and "Uncle Pen". You might also listen to Ricky Skaggs due to his earliest albums such as Sweet Temptation, Super Hits, and Family & Friends, but you may have heard of him from similar artists such as Marty Stuart, Bill Monroe, and Flatt & Scruggs.

Ricky Skaggs' RIAA Awards

Ricky Skaggs has reached the pinnacle of any artist's career by earning an RIAA award. His top award came on Jan 3, 1992 for his album Highways And Heartaches. He received a Platinum award for the album. In total, Ricky Skaggs has one Platinum album. Even with all of this success, his RIAA collection finishes with one additional Gold album. As such a well renowned artist, you can be certain that Ricky Skaggs's shows are going to be unforgettable thanks to his decorated music library.

Ricky Skaggs' Music Library

Ricky Skaggs has released a total of 30 albums on Spotify and is the main or feature artist on 791 tracks. His full discography can be found in the charts below, as well as his top 10 songs. However, when you attend a Ricky Skaggs show, you're sure to hear more than a few of his big hits from his top albums which include Sweet Temptation, Super Hits, and Family & Friends. His most recent album, Hearts Like Ours was released on Sep 30, 2014. To supplement his albums, Ricky Skaggs has released 6 singles on Spotify. His top singles, which will more than likely be included in his setlists, are New Star Shining, Brightest And Best, and Blue Night (Simply Bluegrass), with his most recent single, Jesus Hold My Hand, being released on Jul 14, 2023.

Ricky Skaggs Discography

AlbumRelease DateAlbum Type
Sweet TemptationJan 1, 1979Album
Super HitsJan 1, 1981Album
Family & FriendsJan 1, 1982Album
Highways And HeartachesOct 28, 1982Album
Gospel Echoes and White DovesJan 1, 1983Album
Live In LondonJan 1, 1985Album
Love's Gonna Get Ya!Apr 1, 1986Album
Comin' Home To StayMar 29, 1988Album
Skaggs And RiceJan 1, 1993Album
Solid GroundJan 1, 1995Album
Life Is A JourneyJan 1, 1997Album
Bluegrass Rules!Jan 1, 1997Album
Soldier Of The CrossJan 1, 1999Album
Ancient TonesJan 1, 1999Album
History Of The FutureJan 1, 2001Album
The Three PickersJan 1, 2003Album
Live At The Charleston Music HallJan 1, 2003Album
Second GenerationApr 19, 2005Album
InstrumentalsJan 1, 2006Album
Ricky Skaggs & Bruce HornsbyMar 20, 2007Album
Brand New StringsJul 24, 2007Album
Honoring The Fathers of Bluegrass Tribute to 1946 and 1947Mar 25, 2008Album
Ricky Skaggs Solo Songs My Dad LovedSep 15, 2009Album
MosaicSep 21, 2010Album
The Essential Ricky SkaggsMar 15, 2011Album
Country Hits Bluegrass StyleJul 19, 2011Album
A Skaggs Family Christmas Volume TwoSep 27, 2011Album
That's ItOct 30, 2011Album
Music to My EarsSep 25, 2012Album
Hearts Like OursSep 30, 2014Album
New Star ShiningOct 15, 2021Single
Brightest And BestDec 3, 2021Single
Blue Night (Simply Bluegrass)Dec 10, 2021Single
Hearts Like Ours (Sweethearts)Jan 7, 2022Single
Thanks Again (Sweethearts)Jan 21, 2022Single
Jesus Hold My HandJul 14, 2023Single

Ricky Skaggs Top Tracks

TrackAlbumRelease Date
"Brightest And Best"Confessio - Irish American RootsOct 29, 2021
"Crying My Heart Out Over You (excerpt)"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"Go Tell It On The Mountain"Milk & Cookies: A Merry Crowder ChristmasOct 21, 2022
"Heartbroke"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"Highway 40 Blues"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"Honey (Open That Door)"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"I Don't Care"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"I Wouldn't Change You If I Could"Super HitsJan 1, 1981
"Same Old Train"Tribute To TraditionSep 9, 1998
"Uncle Pen"Super HitsJan 1, 1981

Ricky Skaggs RIAA Awards

AlbumAwardDate
Highways And HeartachesPlatinumJan 3, 1992
Live In LondonGoldNov 9, 1994

Similar Artists to Ricky Skaggs

ArtistGenreSpotify Followers
Marty StuartCountry139,710
The Del McCoury BandBluegrass50,312
Earl ScruggsBluegrass44,119
Flatt & ScruggsBluegrass66,910
The Stanley BrothersBluegrass43,313
Rhonda VincentBluegrass36,290
Lonesome River BandBluegrass37,501
Doyle Lawson & QuicksilverBluegrass30,934
Bill MonroeBluegrass74,725
The Seldom SceneBluegrass28,552

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Meet Ricky Skaggs


Ricky Skaggs is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he can also play the fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018. He started playing instruments at the age of five, with the mandolin his father gifted him. Skaggs launched his own country career in 1980, achieving 12 #1 hits, 8 CMA awards, and 8 ACM awards. In 1982, he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, the youngest to ever be inducted at that time. Skaggs is considered one of the pioneers of the Neo-traditional country sub-genre. He has won over a dozen Grammy awards and countless country music awards.

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Beacon Theatre - VA Mar 9, 2024 From $219 60
Beacon Theatre - VA Mar 9, 2024 From $75 101
Princess Theatre - Decatur Mar 17, 2024 From $86 48
Arlington Music Hall May 2, 2024 From $93 134
Jackson Hole Center For The Arts May 15, 2024 From $183 32
American Music Theatre Jun 15, 2024 From $76 244
Freeborn County Fair Jul 31, 2024 From $62 34