Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announces 2018 class of inductees

Kentucky is rich in history with its musical heritage.  Today, the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announced its 2018 Class of Inductees.  Comprised of individuals from all across the state, the 2018 class represents a wide variety of talents.  David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby Lewis were named the newest members … Read More ›

Chris Stapleton honored with road sign

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have added Chris Stapleton to the sign as travelers go into Johnson County, Kentucky. From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District Office 12: “We were privileged to meet with Chris Stapleton on Saturday evening before his show in Pikeville to present him with a replica sign marking his name on the Country Music Highway in Johnson … Read More ›

Who is Dumas Walker?

Twenty-eight years ago, in 1990, the Kentucky Headhunters released “Dumas Walker” as a follow-up to their successful “Walk Softly On This Heart of Mine.”  With the music video being aired on CMT, music fans wanted to know more about the man, myth, and legend of Dumas Walker.  What many do not realize, there are two references for Dumas Walker with … Read More ›

Where to find famous graves in Nashville

George Jones Gravesite – photo by Jessica Bray When you think of Nashville, you think of the sights and sounds of tourist attractions.  However, what lies beneath the city are those country music legends that are no longer with us today.  There are several cemeteries throughout Nashville that welcome fans and even have information available to help locate famous graves. … Read More ›

Beyond the Music: Cody Hixon of Great Point Custom Leather Works

Cody Hixon of Great Point Custom Leatherworks A songwriter’s canvas is the paper that he is writing on. For Cody Hixon, his canvas is the leather he is working with. Over fifteen years of hard work and lessons learned have shaped his skills as a leather craftsman. With his business, Great Point Custom Leather Works, Hixon has outfitted many legendary celebrities from Shooter Jennings to Charlie … Read More ›