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

Loretta Lynn to be honored with birthday concert celebration

Kentucky country music icon, Loretta Lynn, will celebrate her birthday this April with a once-in-a-lifetime music event.  On the heels of one of the most deeply personal albums of her career, Wouldn’t It Be Great (Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment), the 2019 GRAMMY nominee celebrates this year’s birthday being honored by her friends. Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Pistol

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 place. Make no mistake: though

Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit to headline 2019 Master Musicians Festival

When artists perform at the Master Musicians Festival, they become members of the family. The 2019 festival will be a homecoming for one of those family members, who returns to the stage not only as the headliner, but as a leader of the Americana music movement. First appearing at MMF in 2012 shortly after beginning his solo career, Jason Isbell

Levitt Foundation honors southeast Kentucky town with music grant

The Levitt Foundation, based out of Los Angeles, CA, has just made a major commitment to live music in eastern Kentucky.  Before we get into that, let me provide you with a little background information on their amazing foundation. They were formed in 1963 by Mortimer and Mimi Levitt to support the arts, culture and education. Their mission statement is “to

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.

Mo Pitney discusses his balance of family, faith, and music

When it comes to country music, longevity and tradition is the key to success.  Mo Pitney may be a newcomer to some, but he has gained respect for many music legends.  The young singer songwriter has learned the ropes of the industry while playing alongside his family.  He and his wife recently celebrated with the birth of their daughter.  His

Experience the Front Porch of Music with the Celeb-Studded Series, WoodSongs on RFD-TV

RFD-TV is proud to announce that the popular celeb-studded bluegrass series “WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour” will be added to the music and entertainment lineup beginning July 7th at 6 p.m. ETS. Produced by musician and singer, Michael Jonathon, “WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour,” is a global production that airs on radio and television networks around the world and brings together both