Sunny Sweeney – Honky Tonks and Heartaches

Sunny Sweeney – by Todd V. Wolfson East Texas native Sunny Sweeney was chosen earlier this year as one of our Female Country Music Artists to watch in 2010. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Sunny about her future plans, new single, and where she gets her funny sense of humor. She first came onto the scene a few years ago

Wynonna Judd to play World Equestrian Games opening ceremonies

When equestrian fans from around the world gather for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, they will be welcomed by Kentucky native Wynonna Judd. Wynonna will perform “My Old Kentucky Home” during the Opening Ceremonies on September 25, 2010. The Games will take part in the Kentucky Horse Park from September 25 through October 10. It will feature world championship competitions in

Loretta Lynn to receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Kentucky country music legend, Loretta Lynn, will be honored in a special ceremony for the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Butcher Holler native will be among the selected honorees alongside Leonard Cohen, Bobby Darin, David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Michael Jackson, André Previn, and Clark Terry.  Country music legendary producer, Harold Bradley, will be honored in the Technical Grammy Award Honors. The coal miner’s daughter

Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser Bring Country Soul to Louisville

Two gentlemen that are no strangers to Louisville provided pure country entertainment to the sold out crowd at the Louisville Palace Theater.  Country singers Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser packed the theater on Friday night with a memorable performance that will be talked for quite some time.    Randy Houser – by Jessica Blankenship Starting promptly at 7:30 PM, Randy Houser walked out on stage with

Shooter Jennings and friends brings the melodic groove to Busters

Shooter Jennings – by Jessica Blankenship While the air turned cooler outside, things were heating up instead Busters of Lexington, Kentucky.  On Thursday, fans were treated with a performance of Earl Greyhound, JJ Grey & Mofro, and Shooter Jennings.  Starting things off was Earl Greyhound, who brought the funk rock soul to the house with their three piece band.  Fans

Jamey Johnson and James Otto showcase their talent in Kentucky

Jamey Johnson – Photo by Jessica Blankenship During the Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival in Winchester, Kentucky this past weekend, country music fans were treated by the talents of James Otto and Jamey Johnson.  Both have performed in Kentucky several times but this show proved to be one for the record books.  According to festival organizers, around 15, 000 of fans attended the

Kentucky natives Halfway 2 Hazard to host charity event

Country music duo, Halfway 2 Hazard, of Kentucky will be hosting their 2nd Annual Charity Ride and concert on August 22-23rd, 2009 in Crockettsville, KY.  The charity event raises money for the Buckhorn Children Center and Family Services.  Over 7,500 attended the first annual event and helped raised over $110,000 for Eastern Kentucky. This year’s event will feature a concert

Dierks Bentley proves that every mile is a memory

Dierks Bentley – by Jessica Blankenship Dierks Bentley headlined the Country Concert Series at the Horseshoe Casino in Elizabeth, Indiana to an enthusiastic crowd on Sunday night.  Country music fans were entertained by Bentley’s stage presence as he sang hit songs from all of his albums. Midway through the one and half hour set, Bentley slowed things down by performing