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.

Oak Ridge Boys prove they still have it after 33 years at the KY State Fair

Oak Ridge Boys - Photo by Jessica Blankenship

Oak Ridge Boys performing Elvira at the Kentucky State Fair – photo by Jessica Blankenship The Boys are back – the Oak Ridge Boys that is.  Over 7000 country music fans joined in the excitement of welcoming the Oak Ridge Boys perform their 33rd show at the Kentucky State Fair on Sunday, August 23rd, 2009. …