Shakespeare comes alive with As Y’all Like It

When it comes to Kentucky music, the state is full of talent that can overfill a cup of lyrics and songs.  Louisville native, Aaron Bibelhauser, has expanded his traditional bluegrass music influence to team up with the Kentucky Shakespeare production on a new project.  “As Y’all Like It: Songs from Kentucky Shakespeare” is available today and is perfect to add

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

Ken Burns discusses the complexity of country music’s story

When it comes to our musical heritage, there is nothing quite like the complex story of country music.  The people, instruments, and songs migrated from other parts of the world to form the genre that would last generations in different ways.  Ken Burns put together a team to document the history of country music for PBS.  “Country Music” may sound

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Last night in Nashville, Tennessee, music legend Ricky Skaggs officially became one of the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. At the official Medallion Ceremony held in the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s CMA Theatre, Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks, through tear-filled eyes, formally inducted his musical mentor into the historic institution. “It’s kinda

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Last night in Raleigh, N.C. at the 29th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The Kentucky native was inducted by his longtime friend and fellow GRAMMY® winner, Marty Stuart. “He’s a radical revisionist, he’s a traditionalist, he’s a keeper of the flame, he’s an innovator,

Gracey Holler Music to release album featuring Lyon County songs

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 Kilby (who also plays guitar