The sounds of summer return to Freedom Hall in August for the star-studded Kentucky State Fair Main Stage concert series. Three nights of music, ranging from country to hip-hop, offers something for everyone at the annual summer festival. “The Main Stage concert series starts off with fun music from the 90s, and closes with a unique country rock tour
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Officials and local official cut the ribbon for the Open House. Photo by Jessica Bray Just a year ago, it had seemed as though that the doors of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum would be closed forever. However, with the partnership of local leaders and Rockcastle County Tourism officials, there was a
The Patsy Cline Museum opens to the public Friday, April 7, adding another attraction to the “must-see” list for Nashville tourists and locals paying homage to the personal and professional life of the icon. “In her short nine years as a recording artist from ‘55 to ‘63, she forever changed the voice of country music, the role of female
Kentucky country music legend and banjo picker, Lily May Ledford Today marks the 100th birthday of Lily May Ledford. She was born on March 17, 1917 in Pilot, Kentucky. She began her career in music after being discovered at a talent contest in Chicago by John Lair. Mr. Lair was the creator of Renfro Valley Barn Dance, which continues to
Twenty-eight years ago, in 1990, the Kentucky Headhunters released “Dumas Walker” as a follow-up to their successful “Walk Softly On This Heart of Mine.” With the music video being aired on CMT, music fans wanted to know more about the man, myth, and legend of Dumas Walker. What many do not realize, there are two references for Dumas Walker with
Seven years ago, I sat perched up on a seat at Bluebird Cafe in Nashville while on stage in the row sat Sunny Sweeney, Danielle Peck, Lisa Torres, and Karleen Watt. It was the first time that Sunny announced that she had been going through a divorce and showcasing the songs that reflected on the heartache and overcoming the hardships.
Loretta Lynn with Crystal Gayle It seems as though 2017 is the year of Crystal Gayle. With her recent induction into the Grand Ole Opry, as well as being featured on several tributes, she has been gaining attention in a positive way. Fans can watch her on AXS TV on March 7, 2017, as she sits down with Dan Rather