Haunted Songs in Country Music: Midnight In Montgomery

When Alan Jackson first started out in the early 1990s, he recorded the self-penned tune, Midnight In Montgomery. The haunting tune tells the story of Alan Jackson stopping by a grave on his way to a New Year’s Eve show. Throughout the song, he reveals that he meets someone who was a tall man wearing a cowboy hat and a

Loretta Lynn honored for 50 years in music business

Jack White with Loretta Lynn Glitz and glam came to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium as Kentucky music legend, Loretta Lynn, was honored by the Recording Academy. The Grammy Salute To Country Music honoring Loretta Lynn, presented by MasterCard, happened on Oct. 12 among friends, fans, and family of the coal miner’s daughter. Reba McEntire hosted the event, as well as played

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

Eddie Montgomery living a dream with steakhouse

Eddie Montgomery with John Michael Montgomery – by Jessica Blankenship Less than a year ago, Eddie Montgomery had a vision and a dream. That vision was to open up his own restaurant within his community. That vision became a reality as Eddie Montgomery’s Steakhouse would soon open, complete with a gift shop complete with items from his wife, Tracy. On Tuesday night,

Even rain cannot damper the musical spirits in Crockettsville

Halfway 2 Hazard – by Jessica Blankenship Saturday afternoon, country music fans gathered in the small community of Crockettsville, Kentucky, for the 3rd Annual Crockettsville Charity Concert and Trail Ride. Nestled in the hills of eastern Kentucky, the Abner Farm, hosted the event that was coordinated by Chad Warrix, Breathitt County native. Proceeds from the event would go to benefit the Buckhorn Children’s