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

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...

Appalachia Rich Land Poor People 1968

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BYpJVTdeAU The land is rich with coal, yet its residents are denied adequate food, housing, or medical care. This, the Appalachian region, was the nation's first designated poverty ...

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

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...

Banjo “Banjer” Bill Cornett

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

Benefit for LeeAnna Stewart

Friday, September 24 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Carter County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. Music and Auction Benefit for LeeAnna Stewart LeeAnna was in a car accident on July 9th and has brain injury. ...

Bill Monroe Homeplace Dedication – Uncle Penn’s Fiddle

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...

Bluegrass Benefit for LeeAnna Stewart Highlights

This past weekend I attended the Benefit for LeeAnna Stewart at the Carter County Fairgrounds. People got together to raise money for LeeAnna's family and a lot of folks donated their time and/or money to help out...

Bluegrass Benefit Melvin Goins in Prestonsburg Kentucky

Benefit for Melvin Goins at the Wilkinson/Stumbo Convention Center at Jenny Wiley State Park in Prestonsburg, Kentucky on November 12, 2010. The gates will open at 4:30 pm. Admission $20.00. Advance tickets are...

Christmas in The Highlands

Sunday December 4, 2010 starting at 7:30 pm at the US 23 Country Music Museum in Paintsville, Kentucky The Tommy Webb Band Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain Backwoods Drive Bryan Goins and River Road Coaltown...

Clack Mountain Festival 2009

The Clack Mountain Bluegrass Festival Morehead, Ky 2009 This crazy hillbilly is crazy about Bluegrass Music! If you don't dig Bluegrass then maybe you just haven't stopped to take a listen to it. Yesterday, Ju...

Clack Mountain Festival 2010 Highlights

Well, we had a really good time at the Clack Mountain Festival in Morehead, Kentucky this weekend. We have a daughter who is three years old now so she was old enough to get into the festivities. It really did my hear...

Dave Evans and River Bend Bluegrass Comeback

Good news for Dave Evans fans and all bluegrass music lovers! Dave Evans will not be retiring from the bluegrass tours just yet. More Dave Evans and River Bend live bluegrass music at festivals and shows in 2011. ...

David Carroll and New River Line at Rattle Snake Ridge

Come out to the Rattle Snake Ridge Community Center in Carter County near Grayson, Kentucky this coming weekend to hear David Carroll and New River Line. I have seen David Carroll and his band at several events...

David Carroll On Cotten Guitars

David Carroll is one of many professionals who rely on a custom built guitar from Gary Cotten. Listen to what Dave has to say about Cotten Custom Hand Built Guitars and Mandolins & Professional Luthier Service. If...

Down In The Willow Garden (With Lyrics)

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...

Dr. Ralph Stanley’s Funeral

Dr. Ralph Stanley's Funeral courtesy of WYMT Television WYMT Mountain News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dXshh7yiqs

Eastern Kentucky String Band to Take the Stage in Lexington

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 ( http://www.MoreheadOldTime.com ) a cou...

Elliott County Tobacco Heritage Festival 2010

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Tobacco Heritage Festival in Sandy Hook, Kentucky for the first time. I was accompanied by my three year old who seems to love bluegrass music as much as I do myself. ...

Fraley Festival of Traditional Music 2012

The Fraley Festival is going on this week! September 5 - 8 at the Carter Caves State Park between Grayson and Olive Hill - about 4 miles from I-64. If you can get yourself out to the Fraley Festival I am sure you'l...

Free Banjo Lesson – Ninety Nine Years And One Dark Day

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. ...

Front Porch Pickin Live Bluegrass Music in Paintsville

The US 23 Country Music Museum presents live bluegrass every Thursday night at 7 pm. Front Porch Pickin' is a program that gives local entertainers a voice and music lovers the opportunity to hear and get to know t...

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

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...

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

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...

Jim and Valerie Gabehart

I have been listening to a CD from Jim & Valerie Gabehart which includes several original tunes written by Jim (Indicated with an * in the list below) along with some well known traditional tunes. Jim and Valerie ...

Jordan Recording Studios Bluegrass Demonstration

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

JP Fraleys Mountain Music Gathering

September 8-11, 2010 JP Fraley's Mountain Music Gathering Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill, Kentucky Celebrating 40 years of Mountain Music with a gathering of traditional musicians and fans of old...

Kentucky Center for Traditional Music to Perform in China

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWcO55l7-68 Morehead State University's Kentucky Center for Traditional Music will showcase the musical traditions of the region and Commonwealth at the Tianjin Music Festival in Tian...

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

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...

Lawrence County SeptemberFest 2010

September 10, 11 and 12, 2010 in Louisa, Kentucky The Lawrence County SeptemberFest is known for it's art and craft show, concessions, car show, beauty pageant, bass fishing tournament, parade, games and carnival rid...

Live Bluegrass Music In Flemingsburg Kentucky – Years Of Farming

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...