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Ricky Skaggs and Sawyer Brown coming to Shipshewana


The Blue Gate Theater in Shipshewana will host two famed musical names in concert during the townwide Mayfest celebration.

Ricky Skaggs, illustrious bluegrass, gospel, and country artist, will be in concert on Friday, May 4, at the Town Center, 760 S. Van Buren St. (SR 5).

The group Sawyer Brown will be in concert at the Town Center on Saturday, May 5.

Both concerts begin at 6 p.m.

This year marks the 53rd year since Skaggs struck his first chords on a mandolin, and the 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music. Along with band Kentucky Thunder, Skaggs promises to provide an eclectic mix of dynamic, exceptional music for the evening.

Sawyer Brown, who performs on Saturday, boasts a five-man band that has performed for 23 years and held over 3,500 shows throughout its tenure. Their unique country sound lends this group its own blend of music and song as well as a large following of fans.