Concerts

Laurel Cove and Master Musicians set the bar on music festivals

June and July have come in hot with the weather and music events in Kentucky.  Two events in southeast Kentucky have created a unique atmosphere that music fans have instantly grown to love.  In June, Pineville played host to the Laurel Cove Music Festival.  Then in July, the Master Musician Festival soaked up the sun …

J.D. Shelburne celebrates new music with hometown show

Kentucky country music singer-songwriter, JD Shelburne proved Saturday night that even though his address may now be in Nashville, his heart will always be in Taylorsville, Kentucky as he performed in front of thousands during his Hometown Show and album release party for his new record, Straight From Kentucky. Shelburne performed many fan favorites and recent singles such …

Mountain Arts Center presents the Appalachian Strings and Things Festival

July will be hot with some wonderful music acts coming to the Jenny Wiley Amphitheater in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  The Mountain Arts Center will be producing the inaugural Appalachian Strings & Things on July 2-3. It is described as a mix of old, new, traditional, and progressive Bluegrass music, with some acoustic stylings thrown in. The music …

Heritage Music Series coming to London

London-Laurel County Tourism, along with Forcht Broadcasting’s WFTG The Wolf, and Kentucky Country Music have teamed up to produce an intimate acoustic concert experience, Heritage Music Series.  Multiple Kentucky based singer-songwriters will take to the stage the first three Saturdays in March at Heritage Hills Theater.  All shows will begin at 7:00 pm with limited …

Jason Cope of The Steel Woods talk on friendships and fans in music

Saturday night really set the stage of something special when The Steel Woods, 49 Winchester, and Dalton Mills performed at the Laurel Cove Amphitheater in Pine Mountain State Resort Park.  While being surrounded by colorful fall foliage alongside large boulders, fans were in for a treat as an experience like no other.  The Steel Woods …

Concerts in a COVID-19 Era

At the beginning of 2020, many of us were looking forward to attending some concert tours and music festivals.  Then starting in March and throughout the year, the announcements of postponements and cancellations were trickling through.  Pretty much everything has been moved to 2021 with tours.  However, there are several events still occurring. When it …

Oak Ridge Boys to Perform National Anthem at Kentucky State Fair

The Kentucky State Fair announces that legendary country music quartet, The Oak Ridge Boys will perform the national anthem on Saturday, August 29th, at The World’s Championship Horse Show. The performance will mark the group’s 45th consecutive appearance at the Kentucky State Fair, a record unmatched by any other touring act. The Oak Ridge Boys were originally scheduled …