Kentucky country music on display during SEC Tournament in Nashville
Kentucky Country Music is proud to be a partner with the Kentucky Takeover music showcase at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. The Kentucky Takeover will feature Kentucky based musicians on March 15th, to coincide with the SEC Tournament. The ALL AGES show will feature Senora May, Jericho Woods, James Sayne & The Shoeshine Boys, Timmy Dunn, Everette, Dustin Collins, and Jason Sinkhorn.
Tickets are on sale February 21st and range in price of $20 to $75 for special seating. Doors open at 4:30 pm with the show kicking off at 6:00 pm central time.
Senora May is a proud Appalachian living in Estill County, who recently debut with her release “Lainhart.” The album showcases her songwriting style of storytelling through living and loving in Appalachia.
Jericho Woods are from Breckinridge County with a mix of bluegrass, honky tonk, and a touch of rock in their sound. They have been named Kentucky Living magazine’s Kentucky musician of the year and have been performing at Wildhorse Saloon, Austin City Saloon, and more throughout Kentucky.
James Sayne is a native of Chandlers, Kentucky, and recently released a self-titled EP. He and his band, the Shoeshine Boys, have musical tastes along the likes of John Prine, Hank Williams, and Townes Van Zandt.
Timmy Dunn just released his new single, “Kentucky Grown,” that contains his own flare of country, blues, and rock into his songs. The Henderson native has been making a name for himself with his music and concerts.
Bullitt County natives, Everette, is a new duo to be on the lookout for. They recently signed with Broken Bow Records and have been working on getting their music out to radio stations across the United States. And yes, the duo got their named for themselves after George Clooney’s character in our favorite movie, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Their brand of music is filled with swampy harmonicas and bluesy guitar licks mixed with influences from the 80s and 90s.
Dustin Collins has come a long way from performing in his native hometown of Bardstown, Kentucky. He recently went to number 1 on the Billboard Hot Single Sales chart for “Cold Dead Hands.” He has been sharing the stage with Kane Brown and the Kentucky Headhunters in the past. He is currently signed with Average Joes Entertainment.
Folk Americana singer, Jason Sinkhorn, proudly hails from Junction City, Kentucky, not too far from Lexington. He recently released his album titled by the same name as his hometown.
Sponsors of the Kentucky Takeover concert include Black Tie Moving, Whiskey Soldier, Ale-8-One, Kentucky Country Music, Kentucky Music Preview, Master Musicians Festival, Capture Kentucky, CreatiVets, and Kentucky For Kentucky.
For more information on the Kentucky Takeover at Marathon Music Works, go here. Click here to purchase tickets from Ticketfly.
Jessica Blankenship is the owner and founder of Kentucky Country Music website. The Berea College graduate has been a music journalist and historian for over 20 years. She enjoys providing concert photography, reviews, historical articles, red carpet event coverage, and exclusive interviews of your favorite musicians. Jessica is proud to be a Kentucky Colonel and alumni of the FFA and 4-H Clubs. In 2018, she was named one of Laurel County’s Ten Under 40 Award Recipients. In 2019, she was a member of the Inaugural class of BRIGHT Kentucky as part of Leadership Kentucky. She has been featured on the Kentucky Music Preview podcast, Hollercast podcast, Overtones radio show, WFKY Nashville News Roundup, KET, and more. Beyond music, she enjoys traveling, helping her community, collecting gnomes, and Volkswagens.