Yesterday morning Angela Meyer, a board member of the Moonshiner’s Ball, joined me to preview this year’s event taking place Oct. 10-13 in Livingston, Ky.
The Second Annual PeteFest Music Festival will be held on Sept. 7th-9th, 2018 in Louisville, Ky. at Jones Fields Nature Preserve with Son Volt, a “Stop Making Sense” Talking Heads collaboration, Ben Sollee and others.
The second annual Bourbon & Beyond festival makes its return to Champions Park in Louisville, from September 22-23 with the perfect blend of bourbon, food & music that includes performances from John Mayer, Sting, Robert Plant and over 30 other artists.
Hosted by the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, the 2017 Moonshiner’s Ball has rounded out its lineup for its fourth iteration with Ben Sollee, Justin Wells, Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost, Matt Fassas Trip, Solid Rock’It Boosters, The Baja Yetis, Restless Leg String Band, DeBraun Thomas Trio, Trucker Hat Coalition, Darby & The Peep Show and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.
Check out #WicksPicks for January 22-28, which features new music from Foxygen and Dead Man Winter.
With award season in full swing, Lexington will be rolling out the red carpet on Jan. 29 to honor members of its thriving music scene during the third annual Lexington Music Awards held at the Lyric Theatre.
2016 was a fantastic year for Kentucky music. Below I’ve compiled a list of my favorite new music from Kentucky-based artists in 2016 (all in alphabetical order).
Tucked away in the cool mountains of North Plains, Oregon, Horning’s Hideout provided the perfect scenic escape for a weekend of bluegrass euphoria at the 15th annual Northwest String Summit, hosted by Nederland, Colorado’s Yonder Mountain String Band.