Jon Grace

Guest contributor, Jon Grace, currently serves as Tourism Director with the Bell County Tourism in Kentucky.  Jon helps organize the Middlesboro Levitt AMP concert series, providing musical entertainment across multiple genres.  In his free time, he enjoys attending concerts with his wife, as well as entertain others with his Audio Outlaws broadcast every Monday from 8-10pm on WRIL.  The broadcast features outlaw and classic country, Americana, bluegrass, southern rock and and blues.  Jon has contributed several stories to Kentucky Country Music to help highlight the best festivals, concerts, albums, and adventures from here in Kentucky.

Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival announces concert lineup

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival to downtown Middlesboro this October 1st and 2nd, 2021! For the first time in 40 years, it was cancelled last year. The staple event for downtown Middlesboro is something that folks across the region look forward to every year. Not only is …

The Wooks celebrate bittersweet goodbye to Arthur

The Wooks performing at The Burl on March 2, 2019. Photo by Jon Grace.

Concerts usually aren’t described as bittersweet. They’re either incredible or bleh…most of the time the former.  The Wooks’ Saturday, March 2nd, performance at the Burl was bittersweet – bittersweet and incredible. Seeing a show at the Burl is always fantastic.  Kentucky’s fueling a musical Renaissance right now, and the Burl has become its Sistine Chapel. …