Chris Stapleton takes lead over 2016 CMA Award nominations

  Kentucky native Chris Stapleton was surprised this morning with multiple CMA Award nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, Single of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Video of the Year, and Musical Event of the Year. “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” aired live Wednesday, November 2 on ABC-TV. Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood presided over the evening,

Dolly Parton proves to be the Rhinestone Queen of Country Music with Kentucky tour stop

Dolly Parton at Norton Center for the Arts – photo by Jessica Bray From the moment she took the stage at the Norton Center for the Arts Tuesday night, Dolly Parton was full of sass and sparkle for her only Kentucky performance on the Pure & Simple tour.  Needless to say, music fans went through a musical journey with stories

Funeral services announced for bluegrass musician Melvin Goins

Melvin Goins at the KY Music Hall of Fame Ceremony – photo by Jessica Bray Below is the official obituary of bluegrass musician, Melvin Goins, who passed away a week ago.  WYMT-TV will be airing the funeral services on Monday afternoon at    Melvin Goins, 82, of Catlettsburg, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at the West Nipissing General

Pine Mountain State Resort Park to host 40th Annual Great American Dulcimer Convention

Pine Mountain State Park will be hosting the 40th Annual Great American Dulcimer Convention on September 23-24, 2016.  This long running musical event is made up of both free learning workshops during the day Saturday and must-see evening concerts Friday & Saturday. Come early on September 24 and enjoy the Frontier Night Buffet in the park’s Mountain View Restaurant as

Dolly Parton to make Kentucky stop on 2016 ‘Pure & Simple’ Tour

Legendary entertainer and international superstar Dolly Parton will bring her energetic live show to the Bluegrass state on August 9. Parton is scheduled to perform at Norton Center for the Arts in Danville, Ky. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.   Her Danville, Ky. appearance will be Parton’s one and only show in Kentucky on her 2016 Pure and Simple Tour,

Kentucky native Larry Williams reflects on his journey to Nashville

Kentucky native, Larry Williams, performing at The Stage in Nashville, TN. On Saturday, August 6, 2016, Kentucky music fans will be gathering for the 8th annual Froggy Field Party, hosted by WFKY.  Those performing include Sundy Best, Josh Goodlett, Larry Williams, Jamie Tingle, and Don Endlin.  The festivities start at 5:00 pm with the gates opening and the music starting