United Record Pressing – creating history one record at a time

United Record Pressing in Nashville – photo by Jessica Blankenship Upon pulling up into a parking space at United Record Pressing in Nashville, you are transformed back in time.  The modest building is buzzing with activity both inside and outside.  Behind the building is the shipping department and across the lot is a printing company that provides services of printing

Bluegrass festival to honor Kentucky singer’s 100th birthday

This weekend marks the 100th birthday of David Akemon, better known as Stringbean.  He was an internationally known country music performer on the Grand Ole Opry and Hee Haw.  Stringbean was a native of Jackson County, Kentucky, where they continue to host the annual Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival.  Sadly, Stringbean was killed by robbers in 1973 after he performed on

Oak Ridge Boys excel with quality entertainment at Renfro Valley

Oak Ridge Boys – photo by Jessica Blankenship For several decades, the Oak Ridge Boys have entertained fans in Kentucky at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky State Fair.  It has been tradition that the historic country music group plays at both each year.  Once again, they showcased their vocal harmonies, as well as shared stories in front of

Phoenix Hill Tavern and Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium officially closed June 1st

Phoenix Hill Tavern and Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium, a well known popular entertainment club in Louisville, announced today that they have officially closed.  The club had been in business for 40 years and has hosted quite a few concerts, from Miley Cyrus to Hank III to Asleep at the Wheel and many more.  According to their website: June 1,