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The History Of Women in Kentucky Traditional Music

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The History Of Women in Kentucky Traditional Music Presented by John Harrod at The Morehead Old Time Music Festival July 30, 2013 (Full video of this show appears below) "I can't claim to be an authority on women's mu...

Down In The Willow Garden

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Down in the Willow Garden - History & Variations Down in the Willow Garden is an old traditional Appalachian "Killin' song". Many folks know it as, Rose Connelly. Down in the Willow Garden tells the story of...

Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender – The Brown Girl

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Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender - The Brown Girl This song has been around for hundreds of years. It was known to be in print before 1750 and probably came to us from England or Scotland. Even at that time the song cou...

Old Time Fiddle Lesson – Boatin’ Up Sandy

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Boatin' Up Sandy ~ Owen "Snake" Chapman, Kentucky Fiddler FolkWorks presents an old-time fiddle lesson by David Bragger. This particular tune was taught at the Goleta Old Time Fiddlers' Convention on October 14, 20...

Morehead Old Time Music Festival

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The Morehead Old Time Music Festival takes place during the last weekend of July at the Jaycee Farm in Morehead, Kentucky. The festival was started by Brett Ratliff in 2005 as the Morehead Old Time Fiddler's Conven...

Morehead Old Time Music Festival 2015 Photo Gallery

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Photo gallery from the 10th Annual Morehead Old Time Music Festival in Morehead, Kentucky. July 24 - 25, 2015

Banjo “Banjer” Bill Cornett

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Short documentary about the man named Banjer Bill Cornett from Hindman, Kentucky. Producer Jeff Hill Cinematography, Editing, and motion graphics Christopher Merritt

The Rail Splitters ~ Red Barn Radio Feb 11

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The Rail Splitters are an old time string band with deep roots in the musical traditions of Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky. Adrian Powell, a native of Crimora, VA, has won contests at fiddler's conventions all...

Free Banjo Lesson – Ninety Nine Years And One Dark Day

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Learn how to play this classic bluegrass tune with a free banjo lesson from Trina Emig. Trina Emig has been playing banjo since 1988 and is currently playing banjo and mandolin for Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers. ...

Tim Farmer’s Homemade Jam

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Music lovers and musicians, listen up. There is a brand new TV show coming this fall, where you can be the star. "Hello, I'm Tim Farmer and coming this fall we are presenting a music showcase dedicated to finding a...

Ohio County Feud Over The Use Of Bill Monroe’s Name Nearing End

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Last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court denied a motion by the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and Ohio Fiscal Court to review the January ruling by the Kentucky Court of Appeals that said the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegras...

Tony Pence & Big Ugly On Poppy Mountain In 2013

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Tony Pence has put together The Big Ugly Bluegrass Band for Wednesday evening (September 18) up on Poppy Mountain. This year Tony Pence & Big Ugly will include: Tony Pence Jesse Wells Kyle Burnett ...

Homer Ledford Concert Series Presented by the Leeds Center for the Arts

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Great news for Central Kentucky! The historic Leeds Theater in Winchester will be home to the HOMER LEDFORD CONCERT SERIES The series will feature Kentucky area bluegrass bands on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm beg...

Bill Monroe Homeplace Dedication – Uncle Penn’s Fiddle

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The Dedication of the Bill Monroe Hompelace was a historic event for bluegrass music. On the day of the dedication Uncle Penn's Fiddle was brought to the event and played at the homeplace for the first time in some 70...

Matt Kinman’s The Back Porch of America: Mark Newberry Part 1

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EPISODE 1: Join Matt Kinman as he visits with Mark Newberry, a 5th generation chair maker on Jennings Creek, near Red Boiling Springs, TN. You can see more about Mark and his family's chairs at their website: http://w...

The Back Porch of America with Matt Kinman

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Follow Matt Kinman across the United States as he visits with American craftspeople, documenting their ways of life and their crafts.

A Kentucky Treasure: The JD Crowe Story – The Keith Whitley Years

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Here is an interesting video I discovered that was posted by the 'JD Crowe Fan Page'. Includes interviews and clips and lots of information about Keith Whitley as well as J.D. Crowe and many others. Official JD Cro...

The 12th Annual Cowan Creek Mountain Music School

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A magic week of Kentucky music, in the mountains of east Kentucky. 12th Annual Cowan Creek Mountain Music School June 24-28, 2013 Courses in banjo, fiddle, beginning and lead guitar, mandolin, mountain dulcimer, ha...

Years Of Farming Bluegrass Show Flemingsburg Kentucky Changing Locations

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Because of the renovation of the Simons Middle School, the remaining Years of Farming Bluegrass Shows on Sunday, April 7, April 21 and May 5 will be held at the Double S Entertainment (Bowling Alley) at 150 Foster Str...

New CD From Dave Adkins & Republik Steele

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Dave Adkins & Republik Steele This five member band was started in Elkhorn City, Kentucky where Dave Adkins, Kenny O Quinn and Danny Ray Stiltner are from and also includes members from Virginia, Matt Cruby and W...

B.O.R.N. Winners Sign Deal with Mountain Fever Records

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First Single from Hamertowne is released this week! Mountain Fever Records announces the signing of Hammertowne and also presents the first single from their upcoming self-titled release. Now let Mr. Larry Cordl...

Live Bluegrass Music In Flemingsburg Kentucky – Years Of Farming

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Do you dig bluegrass music? The Years Of Farming Bluegrass Show is a nice indoor venue, especially for these cold, wet weekends! If you live anywhere near Flemingsburg, Kentucky you need to start making plans to visit...

Get An I Dig Bluegrass Sticker For Your Bumper Or Instrument Case

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I Dig Bluegrass Stickers are a great way for you to show your support and appreciation for this website and for Kentucky area Bluegrass Music artists, festivals and venues. This sticker measures 10" x 3" Sticker...

Red State Ramblers in the Appalachian Concert Series

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From old time Kentucky tunes to a band’s unique take on art, the next two concerts in the "Appalachia in the Bluegrass" series are sure to cater to a wide audience. The first concert, featuring the Red State Ramblers,...

The Years of Farming Bluegrass Show in Flemingsburg Kentucky

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Recently I made a trip to Flemingsburg to check out The Years of Farming Bluegrass Show at the Simons Middle School. I have long heard about the event but this was my first time visiting. Now I regret not being there ...

Eastern Kentucky String Band to Take the Stage in Lexington

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Rich and the Po' Folk is John Haywood, Rich Kirby, Nate Polly, and Brett Ratliff. I had the great fortune of catching Rich and the Po' Folk at the Morehead Old Time Festival ( ) a cou...

Larry Cordle & Red Barn Radio – Free Christmas Show at UK Hospital

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Larry Cordle & Red Barn Radio re-team for Free Christmas Show at UK Hospital On December 5th @ 7:30pm, Red Barn Radio will present AN APPALACHIAN CHRISTMAS IV in Pavilion A of the new UK Albert B. Chandler Hosp...

Jordan Recording Studios Bluegrass Demonstration

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From Jordan Recording Studio Bluegrass demonstration recording featuring the song "Wheelhoss" Introduction by Marty Raybon (former lead singer of the country music group, Shenandoah) ...

Red Barn Radio and WUKY Free Show at the University of Kentucky

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Lexington, KY – Wednesday October 10, 2012 at 7:00pm RED BARN RADIO, in partnership with WUKY will stream and record it's weekly live radio show at the W.T. Young Library on UK campus. The Laurel River Line will be th...

Video Tribute to J.P. and Annadeene Fraley

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With the passing of J.P. Fraley in February 2011, we wanted to pay tribute to him at the festival this year. This video presentation was shown during the Saturday night concert. The festival organizers want to express...

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