World-renowned guitarist Ry Cooder, country music songbird Sharon White, and country and bluegrass legend Ricky Scaggs are combining forces for a national road show and will perform live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. In a most exceptional pairing, master multi-instrumentalists Cooder and Skaggs will come together on stage to deliver a revelatory program of blues, gospel, and bluegrass music. They’ll be joined by White, one of the purest voices in country music, Joachim Cooder on drums, and Mark Fain on bass with occasional guest performances by Buck White and Cheryl White of The Whites.
Ry Cooder is a virtuoso roots guitarist who is steeped in the blues but has spent much of his career exploring new musical worlds from Tex-Mex to Cuban bolero. He has won 6 GRAMMY awards, most recently for Best Traditional Latin Album (2003) and Best Pop Instrumental Album (2003).
As a member of beloved country-gospel family band, The Whites, Sharon White has been making music alongside her father Buck and sister Cheryl for more than 40 years. Both with The Whites and as a solo artist, Sharon White has won multiple awards, including GRAMMY, CMA, and Dove Awards, among others.
Ricky Skaggs has won 14 GRAMMY Awards, eight CMA Awards, nine ACM Awards, 11 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Assn.) Awards, nine ICM Awards, two Dove Awards, three honorary Doctorate degrees and countless other awards over the course of his 40 plus year career. He’s had 12 #1 singles on the Billboard Country charts and 12 Top 20 Country albums.
Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Visit the Concert Hall’s website for additional information and to purchase tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at their box office and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre box office.