Levitt Foundation honors southeast Kentucky town with music grant

The Levitt Foundation, based out of Los Angeles, CA, has just made a major commitment to live music in eastern Kentucky.  Before we get into that, let me provide you with a little background information on their amazing foundation. They were formed in 1963 by Mortimer and Mimi Levitt to support the arts, culture and education. Their mission statement is “to … Read More ›

Kentucky music acts join together for hurricane relief telethon

Kentucky natives, Halfway to Hazard, as well as members of the Kentucky Opry will be partnering with WYMT, Food City, Community Trust Bank and the Mountain Arts Center for the “Eastern Kentucky Cares: Hope from the Mountains” telethon from the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg. The Hurricane Harvey relief telethon will air on Thursday, September 3, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. … Read More ›

WFKY honors its music roots with Froggy Field Party

There is always something special in the air when it comes to the annual WFKY Froggy Field Party.  The relaxed atmosphere surrounding music fans brings out the best in people. Each year, listeners get to enjoy the sounds of country music coming from the souls of singer songwriters that pour their hearts out through lyrics. This year was no exception … Read More ›

Mo Pitney discusses his balance of family, faith, and music

When it comes to country music, longevity and tradition is the key to success.  Mo Pitney may be a newcomer to some, but he has gained respect for many music legends.  The young singer songwriter has learned the ropes of the industry while playing alongside his family.  He and his wife recently celebrated with the birth of their daughter.  His … Read More ›

Experience the Front Porch of Music with the Celeb-Studded Series, WoodSongs on RFD-TV

RFD-TV is proud to announce that the popular celeb-studded bluegrass series “WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour” will be added to the music and entertainment lineup beginning July 7th at 6 p.m. ETS. Produced by musician and singer, Michael Jonathon, “WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour,” is a global production that airs on radio and television networks around the world and brings together both … Read More ›

Oak Ridge Boys provide the true American standard of music in concert

When it comes to American Classics, you could line up the Oak Ridge Boys next to the Corvette, Levi jeans, and momma’s apple pie. The Oak Ridge Boys have stayed true to their musical roots over the years. Last night, they performed for an enthusiastic sold out crowd at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in Kentucky. It has become a tradition … Read More ›

Country music legend Loretta Lynn suffers stroke

Loretta Lynn – photo by Jessica Blankenship Bray Kentucky country music native, Loretta Lynn, suffered a stroke on Thursday, May 4th.  According to her website, she is expected to make a full recovery.  She recently celebrated her 85th birthday with two sold out concerts at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.   American country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted into … Read More ›

What is happening at Renfro Valley?

Original Renfro Valley Barn Dance Crew For 78 years, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center has provided musical entertainment.  From country to gospel to bluegrass music, as well as comedy, so many acts have graced the stage at both the Old Barn and New Barn.  Many of those have went on to become award winning, internationally known superstars.  One of those acts … Read More ›