Yearly Archive: 2016

Vince Gill on Kentucky Collectibles tv show

Vince Gill on Kentucky Collectibles tv show

Country music singer-songwriter, Vince Gill, was recently featured on the television series “Kentucky Collectibles.”  It airs on KET on Sunday afternoons.  This special edition of Kentucky Collectibles, Grammy Award-winning country music artist Vince Gill sits down with vintage instrument appraiser Mike Reeder to talk about some special guitars from Gill’s...

Renfro Valley announces 2016 concert season

Renfro Valley announces 2016 concert season

Trace Adkins is set to perform at Renfro Valley.  Photo by Mike Coppola One of Kentucky’s best concert venues is Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. It is located just an hour south of Lexington off exit 62 on I-75. Renfro Valley is known as “Kentucky’s Country Music Capital” with its new...

Partnering for a Cure

Partnering for a Cure

Sometimes the smallest things can bring back a good memory or push you to do something for someone.  I recently got married and in the process of moving things over to my husband’s house, I came across one particular guitar that I’ve hung onto for several years.  It isn’t just...

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame group Exile announces 2016 Tour Dates

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame group Exile announces 2016 Tour Dates

Country rockers Exile will bring their energetic show, packed with hits like “Kiss You All Over” and “She’s A Miracle,” to 15 venues across the country during the first leg of their 2016 tour. The group will set sail with “Country’s Family Reunion” Cruise Jan. 31-Feb. 7 before their first...

A little note of thanks from a friend

A little note of thanks from a friend

Back when I was a senior in college, I did an independent study on Bluegrass Music in music and movies, as well as the hillbilly influence. I was fortunate to interview several folks who went on to win many IBMA awards, Grammys, and more. One of those was Ralph Stanley,...

John Conlee to perform new single on TBN “Praise the Lord”

John Conlee to perform new single on TBN “Praise the Lord”

Kentucky native, John Conlee, is also known as the man behind “Rose Colored Glasses,” and seven other No. 1 hits, will be performing his newest release, “Bread and Water,” on TBN’s “Praise the Lord” Monday, Jan. 11 at 10/9c. TBN is viewed globally on 70 satellite providers and more than...

Kentucky representative seeks to add Chris Stapleton on Country Music Highway

Kentucky representative seeks to add Chris Stapleton on Country Music Highway

Chris Stapleton This week started the Kentucky Legislative General Assembly and one of the resolutions introduced includes recognizing country music singer, Chris Stapleton. Representative Hubert Collins of House District 97 (Johnson, Mogan, and Wolfe Counties), proposed HJR18 on January 5, 2016 to the House of Representatives to direct the Kentucky...