KY Music Hall of Famer, Melvin Goins, passes away at age 83

    Melvin Goins giving his speech at the KY Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2011 – photo by Jessica Bray Yesterday, the bluegrass music world was shaken again by the loss of one of their own.  Melvin Goins, legendary bluegrass musician and part of The Goins Brothers, passed away while on the road in Canada.  He was

Cumberland Highlanders celebrate 20 years of bringing bluegrass music to homes

Cumberland Highlanders – via RFD-TV On July 16, 1996, the first taping of the Cumberland Highlanders television show occurred in London, Kentucky.  Campbell Mercer, also known as Doc Mercer to many, brought along Travis Brown, Claude Haron, Jimmie Hamm, Julie Mercer, and Paul Wayne Jones for that first taping.  It happened behind Doc Mercer’s old farm house in London.  The

Kentucky sweetheart Kelsey Waldon is set to release new album

Check out Kelsey Waldon’s new album “I’ve Got a Way” There is a rumble down in Nashville with an uprising of the true sounds of country music.  Surprisingly, females such as Lindi Ortega and Margo Price have been getting noticed for bringing the reminiscent sounds of traditional country music.  Hailing from Monkey’s Eyebrow, Kentucky, Kelsey Waldon has been making a