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.
2016 was a great year for music. Find out this music critic’s favorite song of the year after the break.
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).
For years Justin Wells has been a mainstay in Lexington’s music scene as the frontman for self-proclaimed “dirt” rockers Fifth on the Floor, but now the guitarist and songwriting wiz is making waves with the release of “Dawn in the Distance”, his debut solo record which released on August 5.