Album Reviews, Music - posted on December 4, 2019 by

REVIEW: Johnny Conqueroo Sets Date For New EP ‘Taking It Easy’. Will Release A 7″ Vinyl Through Soul Step Records

Johnny Conqueroo are no strangers to Capture Kentucky. We’ve had the unique opportunity to watch these young men grow into a dynamic trio that can hold their own on any stage. We weren’t the only folks watching them grow. Turns out that Soul Step Records had their eyes and ears on Johnny Conqueroo.

Soul Step Records signed a deal with the band to release a 7″ vinyl single, to pair with their EP titled ‘Taking It Easy’. That EP and vinyl both drop on Friday, December 6th and we were given early access to share our opinion and help spread the word.

Johnny Conqueroo has never been (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on November 26, 2019 by

Black Stone Cherry Brought The Party To Pikeville To Close Out Their 2019 Tour

When someone says, “I’m headed out to a rock show.” Pikeville is usually not the first city you would think of, but on Sunday, Pikeville was THE place to be. Edmonton, Kentucky’s Black Stone Cherry invaded the newly renamed Appalachian Wireless Arena.

Sunday was the bands’ final performance of 2019, so you best believe they were ready and eager to take care of business, but before that could happen, another band of Kentuckians kicked the night off.

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Music - posted on November 21, 2019 by

UPDATED: See Which Kentuckians Snagged A 2019 Grammy Nomination

Yesterday was a big day for Kentucky music! Six artists and/or bands picked up Grammy nominations, and I feel they are strong favorites to win them all.

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Concert Photos, Music - posted on November 20, 2019 by

PHOTOS: Grayson Jenkins EP Release Party Featuring Wayne Graham

We love both Grayson Jenkins and Wayne Graham around these parts. Hopefully, you do as well. Enjoy!!

Wayne Graham:

Grayson Jenkins:

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Concert Photos, Music - posted on November 19, 2019 by

PHOTOS: Aaron Watson At The Manchester Music Hall

Hope you enjoyed the show! Here are a few shots that I was able to capture that night. Enjoy!

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Interviews, Music - posted on November 14, 2019 by

Getting To Know Louisville’s Next Attempt. They Are Bringing Punk Back In A Big Way!

I was shoveling my face with one of Frank’s Deli ‘s behemoth turkey sandwiches, trying to figure out how I was going to fill a two-hour gap between classes when I decided to send a message to an artist friend of mine, see what was going on in the local art scene. Between shows, she said she was working on album art for a local Pop Punk Group. My interest was piqued, so I inquired further.

The group was called Next Attempt and they have been logging the hours on the local scene, produced a quality EP and have something of a following in Louisville. I typed in their name on iTunes to sample their music and after listening to their EP, Just Between Us, and after merely killing time in a deli parking lot at three-thirty in the afternoon, I found the next band I wanted to interview for Capture Kentucky. There was youthful energy to their music, a coming of age vibe, as it were. The cover to the EP was of two students passing something in class while the teacher’s back was turned. (more…)

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Album Reviews, Music - posted on November 12, 2019 by

Grayson Jenkins Delivers ‘Cowboy Dream’ With An All-Star Cast

Grayson Jenkins needs no introduction around here, but since we have a pretty decent amount of new folks, I’ll give ya the cliff notes version.

Grayson is yet another Kentuckian that deserves your attention. He’s been honing his skills for several years and he’s grown exponentially better as a vocalist over the last couple of years. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on November 12, 2019 by

Charlie Daniels, The Kentucky Headhunters and Kaleb Lee Delight In Pikeville!

One of the things Jonathan told me he was looking for when I joined Capture Kentucky several years ago, was that if it was cool and happened in Kentucky or had a Kentucky connection he was interested. Let me ask you this and you tell me if this qualifies. I think I know the answer before I ask but here goes, does The Kentucky Headhunters playing on stage in the mountains of eastern Kentucky qualify as cool? Maybe an emerging artist in Kaleb Lee and former contestant on The Voice born in western Kentucky playing on that same stage, is that cool enough? Or to top Kaleb and The Headhunters, both were opening for the legendary Charlie Daniels and his band at the Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville Kentucky. I think all that qualifies as cool, no, not just cool, that qualifies as kickass! (more…)

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Events, Music - posted on November 12, 2019 by

Whiskey Soldier To Host Showcase at Tidball’s Sounds and Spirits

On November 14th Whiskey Soldier will gather a collective of musicians to Bowling Green, Kentucky’s premier music venue, Tidball’s Sounds and Spirits. The venue has been a focal point of the southern Kentucky music scene that’s featured a whole slew of artists over the past decade. From local favorites The Josephines and Dan Luke and The Raid, to nationally recognized Cage The Elephant and Moon Taxi, Tidball’s presents high quality music for all of their patrons. Joining those previously mentioned artists will be Cody Lee Meece, Josh Thurman, Highway Natives, and Drew Michael Blake and the Belfry.

Cody Lee Meece is a singer/songwriter from Somerset, Kentucky. He delivers a style driven by honesty and (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on November 10, 2019 by

Blues Traveler Brings Magnolia Boulevard Home As They Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of Their Album ‘Four’

Here at Capture Kentucky, the goal is always to help shine a positive light on Kentucky and her people. The greatest asset we have in our Commonwealth is by far and away, our people.

Seeing people chasing their dreams and ultimately catching them is likely my favorite hobby. That’s why this Blues Traveler show was so important to me. (more…)

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