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Dr. Ralph Stanley’s Funeral

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

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. ...

Rattle Snake Ridge Live Bluegrass

The article below was written in 2010 after I had made my first visit. Although the 'article' is dated we do try to keep a current listing of events at Rattlesnake Ridge This past Saturday I took my daughter an...

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...

Tim Farmer’s Homemade Jam

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...

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...

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...

The Years of Farming Bluegrass Show in Flemingsburg Kentucky

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Old Mill Bluegrass Festival 2009

14th Annual Old Mill Bluegrass Festival in West Liberty Ky This weekend I had the pleasure of listening to some live bluegrass music. Me and a friend drove over to West Liberty to check out the Old Mill Blueg...

The Bluegrass Palace

NOTE: Unfortunately it has been decided that the Bluegrass Palace would be closed down. I will leave this article here for "historical" value. If you enjoy getting out to a nice family friendly environment with goo...

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...

Old Time Fiddlers Convention

4th Annual Old Time Fiddlers Convention Morehead Ky July 2009 Well, I had a great time at the Morehead Old Time Fiddlers Convention this past weekend! This was the fourth year for the gathering but it was the...

Video Tribute to J.P. and Annadeene Fraley

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...

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. ...

The Tommy Webb Band

I have seen Tommy Webb and his band perform live at several different Bluegrass Music Events. These guys are from Floyd County, Kentucky where it just so happens I did a lot of my growing up. Tommy Webb has a n...

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. ...

Tony Pence & Big Ugly On Poppy Mountain In 2013

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 ...

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...

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

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...

Red State Ramblers in the Appalachian Concert Series

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,...

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...

Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival 2010

Here comes the 18th annual Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival September 14 - 18 Poppy Mountain is located on U.S. 60 East just outside Morehead, Kentucky (3715 US 60 East Morehead Ky 40351) (Just down the road from ...

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...

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...

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...

New CD From Dave Adkins & Republik Steele

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...

Years Of Farming Bluegrass Show Flemingsburg Kentucky Changing Locations

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...