Dustin Collins proves country music is not dead with new song

Kentucky native Dustin Collins has impressed us over the years with his creative storytelling through songs. In the past, Dustin released toe-tapping honky-tonk tunes, but this time around he has released a more laid back slower tune. “Starts With You” is one of those songs that grabs your attention to sit back and think about the life we are each

Top album releases of 2019 in Kentucky country music

Kentucky has produced a bumper crop of top shelf music this past year, and the world has taken notice.  That’s a great thing because right now the soil is fertile.  It’s the underground artists that are producing timeless classics and wowing audiences at live shows.  It’s been so remarkable that the state tourism department has officially declared 2020 “The Year

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame to feature Kentucky

This morning, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed, limited edition bobblehead featuring Kentucky mascot “Wildcat” and Louisville mascot “Louie the Cardinal”. The mascots are standing with their arms raised ready for a playfully battle while standing on a base that says “Kentucky vs. Louisville” with the logos of both schools. The bobbleheads are being produced exclusively for the National

Berea native becomes lead vocalist for The Steeldrivers

Sometimes you never know where the talent of Kentucky will lead you.  Just as the bluegrass band, The Steeldrivers, was working on their fifth album, “Bad For You,” their lead vocalist, Gary Nichols, decided to part ways.  Prior to Nichols as Kentucky native, Chris Stapleton, who also gained notoriety with his vocal powers.  This time around, The Steeldrivers hired on

Chris Stapleton to be featured in special Hall of Fame exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has set its 2020 roster of new exhibitions, aimed at entertaining and enlightening country music audiences and interpreting the ever-evolving story of the music and the people who make it. The annual exhibition American Currents: State of the Music will return in 2020, to offer insight into the latest chapter of country’s ongoing

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

JD Shelburne chosen for Kentucky Tourism Visitor Guide cover

Today, the Kentucky Department of Tourism announces that their 2020 Official Visitor’s Guide cover will feature Taylorsville, Kentucky native, and Nashville country music recording artist JD Shelburne. Known for his unwavering work ethic, the announcement comes on the heels of Shelburne wrapping up a very busy 2019 tour schedule, performing at more than 215 shows throughout his beloved home state