The story of one of the most successful bands in Country Music history has been documented with the recent release of the book 50 Years of Exile: The Story of a Band in Transition. Written by Randy Westbrook, an Eastern Kentucky University musicologist, the book details the group’s rise to prominence over the past five decades. Founded in Richmond, Kentucky
I recently took a trip down to the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton, Tennessee. I was able to capture a few photos and stories in relation to Kentucky country music and thought I would share them. Stay tune for more stories and photos! Grandpa Jones shotgun in the Museum of Appalachia Grandpa Jones was a well known comedian and singer
Nominees for the 49th Annual CMA Awards were announced Wednesday morning (Sept. 9) by rock legend Steven Tyler and rising star Kelsea Ballerini in conjunction with ABC’s Good Morning America. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return for the eighth consecutive year to host the annual country music event, which will air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville at
Today, one startling statistic to hear is that every day, 22 American veterans commit suicide. Country music singer and military veteran, Jared Ashley, hopes to change that statistic with his non-profit, Flight Deck Veterans Group, as well as a special charity event in Wilmington, Ohio. Operation Cherrybend: A Hero’s Hunt is a pheasant hunt and concert that honors military veterans.