Tagged: Country Music Highway

Musical heritage of the Commonwealth spotlighted in new map

Kentucky’s rich and varied musical heritage is highlighted and celebrated in the 2020-2021 Official Highway Map of the Bluegrass State. “Music is part of life in Kentucky and crosses many genres,” Gov. Andy Beshear said. “By the same token, our official highway map is much more than a display of...

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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...

Dwight Yoakam to be Honored with BMI President’s Award

BMI will celebrate the extraordinary career of Dwight Yoakam by presenting him with the BMI President’s Award at the company’s 67th annual BMI Country Awards, to be held at BMI’s Nashville office on November 12, 2019. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony with Jody Williams, BMI...

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...

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Ricky Skaggs to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

This fall, a bronze plaque depicting 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer and musician Ricky Skaggs will be added to the Rotunda wall at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. This morning at the famed institution, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced Ricky Skaggs as one of three...

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...