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Charlie Daniels making history at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair

Charlie Daniels Tuesday night of the Kentucky State Fair will be filled with the fiddle sounds coming from Charlie Daniels and the Charlie Daniels Band.  They will be joined by the Kentucky Headhunters in a historical performance that happened 20 years ago.  We recently spoke with Charlie Daniels on his golden career of over fifty years in the business and what fans can expect tonight on stage.   Having over 50 years in the music…

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Six Miles South is living a dream

Friday night during the Froggy 104.9 Field Party II, local Kentucky band, Six Miles South, will be taking to the stage. They have been gaining a local following and the show will be one of the first opening for a national act, Josh Thompson. I recently spoke with Jamie Tingle, lead singer, about the band and what fans can learn about them.   A little history of the band, Six Miles South first began last September with…

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Heidi Newfield: A voice for female country music outlaws

From being lead singer of award winning group, Trick Pony, to now out on her own, Heidi Newfield has brought an outlaw female side to country music. Newfield joined the ranks of several female country artists to break the mold of typical playlists for country radio. With her hit single, “Johnny and June,” fans easily related to that one of a kind love sung by a one of a kind voice. With emotion in all…

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A Conversation with Singer Songwriter Jonathan Singleton

Jonathan Singleton – by Jessica Blankenship Turn on the radio dial and you might hear Josh Turner sing “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” or perhaps the suave Billy Currington belt out “Don’t.”  What you might not realize is that the songwriter of those songs is also the lead man for a country music group rising on the horizon.  Jonathan Singleton, who is known for his songwriting, singing, and guitar playing skills, is head of “Jonathan…

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A conversation with country newcomer Josh Thompson

Lately, I had the opportunity to talk with country music singer Josh Thompson about his latest single, being one of the hottest bachelors, and being out on the road.  Thompson was picked as one of our top men in country music to watch in 2010.  Below is our conversation: Kentucky Country Music:  How have you been doing lately?  Josh Thompson:  It’s been going great. I’ve been extremely busy so far over the last week and…

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A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Ashley Ray

Ashley Ray was featured as one of our top Females in Country Music to Watch in 2010. Blending the twang with the sweet soulful vocals, Ashley Ray has made quite a following. Her latest single, “Dirt Cheap,” is available on  I-tunes and has been released to radio stations. She recently released a 5 song EP available in stores.  The Kansas native is now making a scene down in Texas, following the leagues of the honky-tonk heroes, and…

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Conversation on the road with the Grascals

One of bluegrass music’s hottest bands, The Grascals, are currently on the Rowdy Friends Tour with Hank Williams, Jr., Eric Church, and Jamey Johnson.  I had the opportunity to speak with Terry Eldredge and Jamie Johnson of the Grascals after their performance about their new release, “The Famous Lefty Flynn’s,” as well as their relationship to fans and influencing others in the business. Here is that conversation.     I picked up the new album…

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Sunny Sweeney – Honky Tonks and Heartaches

Sunny Sweeney – by Todd V. Wolfson East Texas native Sunny Sweeney was chosen earlier this year as one of our Female Country Music Artists to watch in 2010. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Sunny about her future plans, new single, and where she gets her funny sense of humor. She first came onto the scene a few years ago with the rapid-fire song, “If I Could,” from the album “Heartbreakers Hall of Fame.”  These…

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