Concerts in a COVID-19 Era

At the beginning of 2020, many of us were looking forward to attending some concert tours and music festivals.  Then starting in March and throughout the year, the announcements of postponements and cancellations were trickling through.  Pretty much everything has been moved to 2021 with tours.  However, there are several events still occurring. When it comes to recovering from the

An inside look at Ward Davis and Tennessee Jet show at the Bell Theatre

Two years ago, I {John Grace} was having a conversation with Mainstreet Pineville Director, Jacob Roan. He had just finished completing substantial renovations to the Bell Theater, which is a beautiful, 1950’s style movie theater in courthouse square in downtown Pineville. It had gone from being left vacant and in disrepair to shining like new penny. It was really inspiring

Brice Long and Friends Concert for Back to Back Foundation Shatters Records

More than 1,200 people packed the James E. Bruce Convention Center for the thirteenth annual Brice Long and Friends Back to Back Foundation Benefit Concert held Saturday in Hopkinsville, KY. Foundation Chairman Brent Gilkey announced the concert, which is the primary fundraiser for the foundation, continues to grow and shattered last year’s total by raising $91,900. Brice Long and Mark

Kentucky music acts join together for hurricane relief telethon

Kentucky natives, Halfway to Hazard, as well as members of the Kentucky Opry will be partnering with WYMT, Food City, Community Trust Bank and the Mountain Arts Center for the “Eastern Kentucky Cares: Hope from the Mountains” telethon from the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg. The Hurricane Harvey relief telethon will air on Thursday, September 3, 2017, from 3:00 p.m.

How Erin Enderlin became a household name through lyrics

Nashville is a town full of dreams and heartache.  Thanks to singer-songwriters like Erin Enderlin, soundtrack of our lives is put into lyrics and instrumentation.  You may recognize her songs “Sunday Morning Church” or “Last Call” as performed by Alan Jackson and Lee Ann Womack.  However, Erin Enderlin is one name that you want to mark down as one to

Dolly Parton proves to be the Rhinestone Queen of Country Music with Kentucky tour stop

Dolly Parton at Norton Center for the Arts – photo by Jessica Bray From the moment she took the stage at the Norton Center for the Arts Tuesday night, Dolly Parton was full of sass and sparkle for her only Kentucky performance on the Pure & Simple tour.  Needless to say, music fans went through a musical journey with stories

T.G. Sheppard releases musical piece of history with duets album

Today, country music singer TG Sheppard has released one of the best duet collections that preserve country music and gospel music heritage. With “Legendary Friends & Country Duets,”country music fans receive a musical journey that has been many years in the making. TG Sheppard recently spoke with Kentucky Country Music in regards to the album, as well as those that

Froggy Field party a hit among country music fans

Rhett Akins – by Jessica Bray For the third consecutive year, Frankfort’s Froggy 104.9 FM radio station provided quality music entertainment to fans with their Froggy Field Party. This year’s event was held at the Kentucky Renaissance Festival grounds in Eminence, Kentucky. It was the perfect day of music and fun for the entire family.   Two stages featured over 9 hours of