Tagged: Nashville

Loretta Lynn statue added to Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium unveiled the latest addition to its Icon Walk this morning with a statue honoring American music icon Loretta Lynn. The detailed bronze likeness was added to the permanent outdoor exhibition on the historic venue’s grounds ensuring the profound musical innovator and country music trailblazer will forever remain part of the Soul of...

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...

Country Music Hall of Fame

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,...

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...

Billy Ray Cyrus to perform at Titans Salute to Service

Always a champion for veterans and service members, Billy Ray Cyrus will return to his roots when he performs his self-penned anthem “Some Gave All” with Voices of Service during the Titans November 10th game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Cyrus and Voices of Service, the singing quartet made up...

Erin Enderlin is the queen of sorrow with Faulkner County

When it comes to Erin Enderlin, she knows how to lay the pure country sound out onto the table.  Her latest release, “Faulkner County,” showcases her songwriting and singing talents from start to finish.  She is no stranger to Kentucky, having performed here many times over the years.  She even...

Steve Wariner inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame by Garth Brooks

Longtime friend and collaborator, Garth Brooks, inducted singer/songwriter/storyteller and multi-instrumentalist, Steve Wariner, into the Musicians Hall of Fame at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville Tuesday night after they performed their multi-platinum No. 1 hit “Long Neck Bottle,” which Wariner co-wrote. Wariner wowed the crowds with two instrumental performances that...

Loretta Lynn with Kid Rock at the NSAI Songwriter Awards on September 17, 2019. Kid Rock presented Loretta wiht the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award. Credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Images for NSAI

Kentucky natives Loretta Lynn and Josh Osborne awarded for songwriting

Tuesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, Loretta Lynn was awarded the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nashville Songwriter Association International (NSAI). Additional honorees will include the 2019 “Song of the Year,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Songwriter-Artist of the Year” and NSAI’s coveted “10 Songs I Wish I’d Written,”...

Keith Whitley 30th Anniversary Memorial Concert Poster - designed by Corey Frizzell.

Keith Whitley 30th anniversary memorial concert announced

In honor of the late great Kentucky native, Keith Whitley, a special 30th anniversary memorial concert has been announced in Nashville.  The Keith Whitley memorial concert will be held at the CMA Theatre at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on May 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets...

Keith Whitley exhibit coming to Country Music Hall of Fame

Keith Whitley exhibit coming to Country Music Hall of Fame

Keith Whitley has been added as a special exhibit with the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville beginning May 3, 2019. The Sandy Hook, Kentucky, native has influenced so many over multiple generations of music in bluegrass and country genres. The exhibit encompasses Whitley’s entire career, from his bluegrass...