How COVID-19 reminds us of the magical music moments we are missing

Right now there is a close knit Kentucky music community that’s hurting this week.  This is the week that a lot of us, 1,500 or so to be exact, are supposed to be trying to concentrate on our work, and having to constantly refocus to keep from counting down the seconds. You could hear it – the whispers from Ross’

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 comes to recovering from the

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 to perform on the Texas Roadhouse

Relive memories of Kickin’ It On the Creek with new album release

Dolceola Recordings just announced the release of the compilation “Just Behind the Creek Sampler: Field Recording at Kickin’ It on the Creek 2019,” now available exclusively on Bandcamp through April 30th. The album is a sampler of “Just Behind the Creek: Field Recording at Kickin’ It on the Creek 2019,” set to be released in September 2020 from Dolceola Recordings

Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers announce 40th Anniversary Celebration

For over four decades, chart-topping singer/songwriter Gary Brewer has turned heads with his hard-driving sound and attention-capturing voice, which encompasses a variety of Bluegrass, Roots and Gospel influences. In celebration of the momentous milestone, Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers are excited to announce the commencement of their 40th Anniversary Celebration Tour, which will take place throughout 2020. It includes stops throughout the United

Hometown Rising releases star studded lineup for 2020

Following last year’s sold-out debut, Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents, returns to Louisville, KY on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center. Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Old Dominion lead Hometown Rising’s music lineup with additional appearances from Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Clint Black, CAM and many more artists across the festival’s three stages. The two-day festival also features

Kentucky musicians featured on CMH 23 TV series

When you think about eastern Kentucky, you begin to remember the songs of Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless, The Judds, Ricky Skaggs, and so many more.  The Country Network has been working hard at capturing the music and people that make Kentucky country music so unique.  Their television series, CMH 23, will begin airing its third season starting December 3, 2019. CMH

Chris Stapleton set to headline concert at Kroger Field

Lexington born Chris Stapleton will be headlining the first-ever concert at Kroger Field on April 25, 2020.  It will be the first concert at the stadium, which was recently renovated and utilized by the University of Kentucky.  The concert will also feature legendary Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, and Yola. All proceeds will go to Chris Stapleton’s Outlaw State of Kind

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