Reviews

The Wooks celebrate bittersweet goodbye to Arthur

The Wooks performing at The Burl on March 2, 2019. Photo by Jon Grace.

Concerts usually aren’t described as bittersweet. They’re either incredible or bleh…most of the time the former.  The Wooks’ Saturday, March 2nd, performance at the Burl was bittersweet – bittersweet and incredible. Seeing a show at the Burl is always fantastic.  Kentucky’s fueling a musical Renaissance right now, and the Burl has become its Sistine Chapel. …

John R. Miller and the Engine Lights at the Red Barn Radio Show Review

John R Miller performing during Red Barn Radio Show in Lexington, KY. Photo by Jon Grace.

In my humble opinion, there’s no one writing better songs right now than John R. Miller.  The West Virginia native has been an underground icon for years now, and is the walking, talking definition of a song-writers songwriter.  It’s no coincidence that his touring buddy Tyler Childers is always letting the world know on his Facebook how …

Josh Mitcham releases new track – “Buzzards Flying Over Town”

“There’s buzzards flying over town, but it’s been dead a long time now.” The opening words to Jericho Woods lead man, Josh Mitcham’s just released solo track are haunting.  Being from a small town South Eastern Kentucky those words hit home. Mitcham hails from Webster, KY nearly halfway between Owensboro and Louisville and speaks volumes …

Exclusive First Listen: Dustin Collins teams up with Fastline for new song

Dustin Collins new song, Working Man, will be the new theme song for Fastline podcast. Photo courtesy of Dustin Collins.

Throughout Kentucky and the world, farmers are really the backbone of lives. They help produce food that we feed our families, as well as grow items that affect our everyday lives. Kentucky native, Dustin Collins, has teamed up with Kentucky’s popular farm equipment magazine, Fastline, for the release of his new single, “Workin’ Man.” “Workin’ Man” …

Tyler Childers’ sold out run at Louisville Palace has cemented him as country’s next big thing

The ascension of Tyler Childers from regional honky-tonk troubadour to country music royalty has seemingly happened over night, and has been amazing to witness. That’s because in two short years he’s gone from playing wayside bars and dives to completely selling out three nights at the iconic Louisville Palace Theater weeks before the shows took …

Rhyan Sinclair is living in a Marshmallow World with Christmas release

With the holiday magic, the music fills the halls of businesses and throughout the shopping malls.  However, probably one of this season’s best Christmas music releases would be that of Rhyan Sinclair of Lexington.  “Marshmallow World” was released in November, much to the delight of those that enjoy traditional sounds of Christmas. Overall, Rhyan Sinclair …

Gracey Holler Music to release album featuring Lyon County songs

When I Leave Kentucky performed by Bradley Walker and Holly Pitney

Gracey Holler Music has released the first single from the label’s upcoming album, Songs from Lyon County with an emotional rendering of “When I Leave Kentucky.”  Featuring guest vocalists IBMA award-winner Bradley Walker and rising star Holly Pitney, the single is available for purchase on CD Baby.  The single was produced by Dennis Duff and Cody …