Month: September 2011

Grand Ole Opry Moments

I love going to the Grand Ole Opry.  Call me a country music history nerd, but I love the history that has evolved with the Opry. I’ve been very fortunate to be backstage of the Opry and witness moments that you won’t see in the seats in front of the stage. The last time I …

Glen Campbell bids farewell to Kentucky with concert

Glen Campbell performing at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.

Glen Campbell at Renfro Valley – by Jessica Bray You could say it was a bittersweet goodbye on Saturday night in Renfro Valley, Kentucky, as Glen Campbell performed. Battling Alzheimers, the country music legend performed his last show in Kentucky as part of his Farewell Tour.   Despite having to read the lyrics from the monitors, Glen Campbell showed he …

Froggy Field party a hit among country music fans

Rhett Akins performing at the Froggy Field Party. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.

Rhett Akins – by Jessica Bray For the third consecutive year, Frankfort’s Froggy 104.9 FM radio station provided quality music entertainment to fans with their Froggy Field Party. This year’s event was held at the Kentucky Renaissance Festival grounds in Eminence, Kentucky. It was the perfect day of music and fun for the entire family.   Two stages …

Crockettsville Charity Concert and Trail Ride benefits eastern Kentucky

For the fourth year, the Crockettsville Charity Concert & Trail Ride helped raise funds to benefit children of adoption and foster care at Buckhorn Children and Family Services in Buckhorn, Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky natives, Chad Warrix and David Tolliver, along with Concerts 4 A Cause, hosted the event on the Abner Farm in Booneville, Kentucky, …