Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs returns to Ponte Vedra.

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N. Skaggs has played Ponte Vedra several times, the last being in December 2021.

Coming

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24 at the St. Augustine Amphitheater box office and on ticketmaster.com. Prices range from $46 to $66. The ticket office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. The ticket office only accepts payment by credit and debit card.

Kentucky Thunder includes Russ Carson on banjo; Jake Workman on lead guitar; Dennis Parker on baritone vocals, guitar; Jeff Picker on bass, bass vocals; Mike Rogers on tenor vocals, rhythm guitar; and Billy Contreras on violin.

Skaggs started playing the mandolin at age 5 and hit the stage with bluegrass legend Bill Monroe at age 6.

Among other accolades, he has won 15 Grammy Awards and was the Country Music Association’s Artist of the Year in 1985. He has also joined the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and the National Fiddler Hall. of Fame in 2018, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2016, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2012. He also received the National Medal of Arts from President Donald Trump in 2021.

His debut album “Waitin’ for the Sun to Shine”, released in May 1981, reached number two on the Billboard Top Country Albums in the United States. Skaggs produced the album. “Highways & Heartaches”, his third Epic Records album, was the first of several to hit No. 1.

The day after they performed at Ponte Vedra Beach, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder will perform at Yeehaw Music Fest on January 21 in Okeechobee.

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

When: 8 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023

Where: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

Tickets: On sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24

Upcoming concerts

Yael & Gabriel, 1 p.m. June 23, Mi Casa Cafe, 69 St. George St.

Ace Winn, 5 p.m. June 23, The Lodge and Club at Ponte Vedra Beach, 607 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The Morrow Family Band, 6 p.m., June 23, Prohibition Kitchen, 119 St. George St.

Tabasco Brothers, 6 p.m. June 23, Kingfish Grill, 252 Yacht Club Drive.

Matt Fowler, 4:30 p.m. June 24, Embassy Suites, 300 A1A Beach Blvd.

The Morrow Family Band, 5:30 p.m. June 24, Guy Harvey Resort, 860 A1A Beach Blvd.

Yael & Gabriel, 6 p.m. June 24, San Sebastian Winery, 157 King St.

POSTPONED: Ringo Starr and His Band All Starr with Edgar Winter, 7:30 p.m. June 24, St. Augustine Amphitheater. A new date will be announced. No seats available.

Josh Ford & The Groove Bender, 9 p.m. June 24, The Milltop Tavern

The Band Be Easy, 10:00 p.m. June 24, Island Girl Ponte Vedra, 820 A1A North

Kaylee Rose, noon June 25, St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207.

Yael & Gabriel, 6 p.m., June 25, Scarlett O’Hara’s, 70 Hypolita St.

Second notice, 7 p.m. June 25, A1A Ale Works, 1 King St.

Julia Gulia, 9:30 p.m. June 25, The Bar With No Name, 16 S. Castillo Drive

Blistur, 2 p.m. June 26, Arnold’s, 3912 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.

The Iceman Special, 7:30 p.m. June, Dog Rose Brewing Co., 77 Bridge St.

Dean Winter & The Heat, 7:30 p.m. June, Colonial Oak Music Park, 21 St. George St. Free.

The Band Be Easy, 10 a.m. July 1, Prohibition Kitchen, 119 St. George St.

Steve Miller Band, 7:30 p.m. July 1, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $54 – $317.25.

Blackberry Smoke with The Steel Woods, 6:45 p.m. July 7, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $34.50 – $54.50.

Concerts in the Plaza: God’s City Duo, 7:00 p.m. July 7, Plaza de La Constitution

Brent Byrd, 7 p.m. July 7, Dog Rose Brewing Co., 77 Bridge St.

Matt Maeson with 1-800-brennan-collect, 8:00 p.m. July 9, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $28 to $30.

308 Ghost Train, 9:00 a.m. July 9, Shanghai Nobby’s, 10 Anastasia Blvd.

Concerts on the Place: Les Raisins de Roth, 7 p.m. July 14, Place de La Constitution.

Whiskey Myers with Shane Smith & The Saints and 49 Winchester, 6 p.m. July 17, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $25 to $55.

Iration and Atmosphere, 5 p.m. July 21, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $40 to $55.

Concerts in the Plaza: The Committee, 7:00 p.m. July 21, Plaza de La Constitution

Vegas Gray (ft. Lauren Lieb), 8:30 p.m. July 22, Tradewinds, 124 Charlotte St.

The Band Be Easy, 8 p.m., July 23, Prohibition Kitchen, 119 St. George St.

Vegas Gray (ft. Lauren Lieb), 11 p.m. July 23, Tradewinds, 124 Charlotte St.

The Band Be Easy, 11 p.m. July 24, Prohibition Kitchen, 119 St. George St.

Joanna Connor, 8 p.m. July 26, Cafe Eleven, 501 A1A Beach Blvd. $15/$20 the day of the show.

Concerts on the Plaza: Str8up, 7 p.m. July 28, Plaza de La Constitution

Slightly Stoopid with Pepper, Common Kings and Fortunate Youth, 5 p.m. August 4, Saint-Augustin Amphitheater. $39.50 – $59.50.

Concerts in the Plaza: Gypsy Stars, 7:00 p.m. August 4, Plaza de La Constitution

Rick Springfield and Men At Work with John Waite, 7 p.m. Aug. 5, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $39.50 – $149.50.

Buddy Guy and John Hiatt & The Goners with Sonny Landreth, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $39.50 – $187.50.

Concerts in the Plaza: Ancient City Slickers, 7 p.m. August 11, Plaza de La Constitution

Lee Brice with Michael Ray and Jackson Dean, 7 p.m. Aug. 12, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $30.50 to $179.50.

Concerts on the Plaza: Lonesome Bert & Thick & Thin Band, 7 p.m. August 18, Plaza de La Constitution

Concerts in the Plaza: Big Pineapple, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Plaza de La ConstitutionConcerts in the Plaza: Sauce Boss, 7 p.m., Sept. 1, Plaza de La Constitution

Dispatch & OAR with G. Love, 7 p.m. Sept. 4, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $46 to $101.

Earth, Wind & Fire, 7:30 p.m. September 27, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $65 to $309.

NEW DATE: Todd Barry, 8 p.m. October 1, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $33.50. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

The War on Drugs, 7 p.m. October 6, Saint-Augustin Amphitheater. $58.50 – $78.50.

Acoustic Alchemy, 8:00 p.m. October 9, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $38.50 to $43.50.

Head and Heart with Shakey Graves, 6:30 p.m. October 13, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $44.50 – $64.50.

NEW DATE: Bob Mold, 8 p.m. October 14, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $30 to $50. Postponed from February 25. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

NEW DATE: Trace Adkins with Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $53.49 – $77.49. Postponed from December 2. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

NEW DATE: Steve Vai, 8 p.m. October 21, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $189.50 – $214.50. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

NEW DATE: Steep Canyon Rangers, 7 p.m. November 4, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $54.50. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

Alabama, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $49 – $177.75.

Alabama, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $49 – $152.25.

Joe Satriani, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $69.50 to $405.

Bonnie Raitt with Marc Cohn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $47 to $57.

Cole Swindell with Ashely Cooke and Dylan Marlowe, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $44 to $74.

Cody Johnson with Randy Houser, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, St. Augustine Amphitheater. $72.50, few places left.

Paul Reiser, 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $45.50 – $63.50.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, 8 p.m. Jan. 20, 2023, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $46 to $66.

NEW DATE: Big Band of Brothers, 8 p.m. January 25, 2023, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $62.50 – $92.50. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

NEW DATE: Alan Doyle with Chris Trapper, 8pm March 7, 2023, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $32 to $40. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

NEW DATE: Eric Johnson, 8 p.m. March 14, 2023, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. $34.50 – $59.50. All tickets will be honored on the new date.

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