Brice Long and Friends Concert for Back to Back Foundation Shatters Records

More than 1,200 people packed the James E. Bruce Convention Center for the thirteenth annual Brice Long and Friends Back to Back Foundation Benefit Concert held Saturday in Hopkinsville, KY. Foundation Chairman Brent Gilkey announced the concert, which is the primary fundraiser for the foundation, continues to grow and shattered last year’s total by raising $91,900. Brice Long and Mark … Read More ›

Halfway to Hazard announces Nashville Residency at Hutton Hotel

Amidst a successful premier show, ACM-nominated country duo Halfway to Hazard has announced an ongoing Nashville-based residency at Analog in the Hutton Hotel. The monthly series, “Halfway to Hazard & Friends,” kicked off Tuesday, July 10, with not only a performance by bandmates Chad Warrix and David Tolliver, but the duo also surprised the audience with special guests Chris Young, … Read More ›

Farm Aid’s Music and Food Festival to feature Kentucky natives

Farm Aid’s annual music and food festival featuring family farmers, homegrown food, inspiring music and agrarian experiences will come to Connecticut for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 22, at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29, at 10 a.m. EDT. Farm Aid 2018 will feature performances by Farm Aid board … Read More ›

Oak Ridge Boys performing at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center on June 2, 2018. Photo by Jessica Bray/Kentucky Country Music.

Oak Ridge Boys provide soul cleansing concert at Renfro Valley

Last night, the Oak Ridge Boys provided a soul cleansing experience to those present at their Renfro Valley Entertainment Center performance. There was an overall feeling of love and light within the sold out crowd. One by one, each member of the quartet poured their heart into each note and lyric as they shared their musical talents. Song after song, … Read More ›

KY Music Hall of Fame honors 2018 Inductee Class

Friday night, the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame inducted six members of the music community into their prestigious Hall of Fame. David ‘Stringbean’ Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Crabb, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby Lewis were part of the 2018 class. The ceremony took place at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, which sits next door to the Hall of … Read More ›

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame to Induct 2018 Class in May

When it comes to Kentucky, there is an abundance of music to be celebrated.  The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame will be celebrating the music of an elite class of six members in country, bluegrass, rock, and gospel music.  The diverse lineup of inductees includes David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby … Read More ›

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame ceremony heads to Rockcastle County

The Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourist Commission is proud to announce that the 2018 Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is coming home to Rockcastle County. On Friday, May 11, 2018, six Kentucky individuals from the music industry – David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby Lewis will be inducted into the … Read More ›