Category: Road Trips

New Special Exhibit Highlights Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

A new special exhibit at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum captures moments at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival with photographs taken by fans and festivalgoers. Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Through Your Eyes is a juried exhibit filled with images that show the many sides of the...

Kelsie May to be recognized on US-23 Country Music Highway

Kentucky State Representative Jill York is set to dedicate a section of the US-23 Country Music Highway on Friday to The Voice (Season 8 / Team Blake) contestant Kelsie May.  Kelsie is a native of the eastern Kentucky, and has been building a steady following over the past four years...

The Judds will be featured with a special exhibit with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Photo courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

The Judds: Dream Chasers opens August 10 at CMHOF

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will take a fresh look at the story of The Judds—mother Naomi and daughter Wynonna—using rare artifacts, original manuscripts, unpublished photos and keepsake costumes in an exhibit titled The Judds: Dream Chasers. The exhibit opens Aug. 10, 2018 and continues through July...

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announces 2018 class of inductees

Kentucky is rich in history with its musical heritage.  Today, the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announced its 2018 Class of Inductees.  Comprised of individuals from all across the state, the 2018 class represents a wide variety of talents.  David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus,...

Chris Stapleton honored with road sign

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have added Chris Stapleton to the sign as travelers go into Johnson County, Kentucky. From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District Office 12: “We were privileged to meet with Chris Stapleton on Saturday evening before his show in Pikeville to present him with a replica sign...

Patsy Cline Museum set to open in Nashville

The Patsy Cline Museum opens to the public Friday, April 7, adding another attraction to the “must-see” list for Nashville tourists and locals paying homage to the personal and professional life of the icon.   “In her short nine years as a recording artist from ‘55 to ‘63, she forever...

Who is Dumas Walker?

Twenty-eight years ago, in 1990, the Kentucky Headhunters released “Dumas Walker” as a follow-up to their successful “Walk Softly On This Heart of Mine.”  With the music video being aired on CMT, music fans wanted to know more about the man, myth, and legend of Dumas Walker.  What many do...

The mystery of the Minnie Pearl Bronze Statue

Minnie Pearl Bronze Statue when it was in Centerville, TN. Photo by SeeMidTN.com One of the great mysteries in country music is the placement of the bronze statue in honor of Minnie Pearl.  Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, who was best known around the world as the comedian Minnie Pearl, was...