Jessica Blankenship

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.

Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser Bring Country Soul to Louisville

Randy Houser by Jessica Blankenship

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 …

Shooter Jennings and friends brings the melodic groove to Busters

Shooter Jennings at Busters in Lexington, KY. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.

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 …

Jamey Johnson and James Otto showcase their talent in Kentucky

Jamey Johnson performing in Winchester, Kentucky - Photo by Jessica Blankenship

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, …