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

Book Review: Loretta Lynn’s Still Woman Enough: A Memoir

Loretta Lynn and Patsi Cox. Still Woman Enough:  A Memoir. New York:  Hyperion, April 2002.  384 pages.  $24.95 hardback. From the hills of Butcher Holler, to flashing lights and sounds of the country music stage, Loretta Lynn has proved that she is still woman enough.  In her latest autobiography, Still Woman Enough, Lynn reflects on what was not mentioned in

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