Kentucky Thunder, or Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, is the band that plays with Ricky Skaggs. Many members of the band have won numerous awards. Bandleader Ricky Skaggs plays mandolin and is the lead vocalist. The group has won the Instrumental Group of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association multiple times, as well as seven Grammy Awards.
The current line-up is;
Andy Leftwich - Fiddle,
Cody Kilby - Lead Guitar,
Paul Brewster - Rhythm Guitar and Harmony Vocals,
Justin Moses - Banjo,
Mark Fain - Bass,
Ed Faris - Rhythm Guitar, Baritone Vocals, Utility Musician