Events, Music - posted on May 15, 2017 by

Forecastle Festival Releases Daily Schedule and Official App Download

The countdown is on to the fifteenth year of Music, Art and Activism. The Forecastle Festival, led by LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, Odesza, Sturgill Simpson and Cage the Elephant, has released its daily schedule, available now at ForecastleFest.com. (more…)

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Attractions, Museums - posted on May 12, 2017 by

Part Fire Department, Part Museum. You’ve Got To See The Fire Department in Paris, KY.

Paris, KY is a small town with a huge heart. Its location is nearly perfect if you want to take in the beauty of Central Kentucky. You can be in Lexington, Georgetown, Winchester, Mt. Sterling or Cynthiana within 20 minutes. Bourbon County is home to some the most beautiful scenery you will ever experience. Main Street has been revived and is a vibrant example of small-town America. The courthouse is one of the most majestic in our Commonwealth. There is a beautiful covered bridge, a family-oriented drive-in theater and horse farms galore. Look no further than this year’s Kentucky Derby for proof, as five horses had ties to Bourbon County.

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Museums, Music, Photos - posted on May 7, 2017 by

This Museum In Kentucky Is A Must See!

Renfro Valley, KentuckySoutheastern Kentucky has a rich musical history. The 144 mile stretch of Route 23 has such a storied history of producing musicians it is actually dubbed the Country Music Highway. So it should come as no surprise that the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame was placed near the Renfro Valley Entertainment Complex in Mount Vernon. Which sits just off of Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County, roughly twenty miles north of London. (more…)

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Album Reviews, Music - posted on May 4, 2017 by

If You Enjoy Bluegrass Music, You Owe It To Yourself To Check Out This Kentucky Band!

**Photo courtesy of Jennifer Buckler. So be sure and visit her site here for more awesomeness!**

With any art, there has to be a connection on one level or another, otherwise it’s simply a waste of time. With music, emotions are usually the common thread. In country, and especially bluegrass music, story-telling is an absolute must. That element is what first caught my ear with the music of (more…)

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Events, Music - posted on May 4, 2017 by

The Moonshiner’s Ball 2017 Announces Final Lineup. Join Us In Irvine, KY!

Singer-songwriter / cellist Ben Sollee and outlaw country troubadour Justin Wells lead a strong wave of artist announcements completing the lineup for the 4th Annual Moonshiner’s Ball.  Additional musical performers include 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 and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.  Also announced are spoken word artists, Eric Scott Sutherland and Bianca Spriggs and Yogis Delia Rose Gibbs, Sam Young and Jamie Brown

These artists will join an already stellar lineup of fast-rising nationally-touring performers including (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on May 1, 2017 by

Saturday Night Special! Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Black Stone Cherry at the Corbin Arena.

Corbin, KentuckyKentucky has produced many musicians and bands that people have loved over time. None on the scale of Southern Rock legends, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Then again, few places have produced a band with the talent and longevity of Skynyrd. One band in particular that Kentucky has produced, is Black Stone Cherry. They’re often described as a modern day Lynyrd Skynyrd, on steroids. They’ve created a sound that’s definitely akin to Skynyrd, but has modern elements that have created a sound undeniably their own. (more…)

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Attractions, Baseball, Events, Photos, Sports - posted on April 28, 2017 by

And They’re Off! Thunder Over Louisville Kicks Off Derby Festival!

If you’ve ever made it to Thunder Over Louisville, you’re well aware that it is very crowded most years. No way around it, 500,000 people take up a lot of real estate. If you’ve never been, you simply HAVE to enjoy your first one at Waterfront Park. But, if you’d like something different to occupy you during the day, while also providing a seat, clean restrooms, less crowded concessions and the ability to come and go between your seat amd Waterfront Park. The Louisville Bats provide the PERFECT addition to your day. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Music, Photos - posted on April 26, 2017 by

Evolution of the Southern Sound. The Story of Black Stone Cherry.

What if I told you that one of the most electrifying bands that continue the good ole Southern rock tradition were from the Bluegrass state? Would you believe me? Well, you better, because it’s 100% true. (more…)

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Music - posted on April 17, 2017 by

These 15 Songs About Kentucky Will Make You Love Our Commonwealth Even More

Music written about our beloved Bluegrass state are obviously near and dear to our hearts here at Capture Kentucky. So much so, that we decided to compile a list of our favorites. We hope you enjoy! (more…)

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Attractions, Baseball, Photos, Sports - posted on April 17, 2017 by

This Central Kentucky Diamond is a Real Gem!

Spring has sprung and it’s time for the diamonds to shine. The brightest diamond in Central Kentucky happens to belong to the Lexington Legends. Lexington’s Class A Minor League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. This weekend, the Legends played host to the West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The WV Power have become a natural rival for the Legends, as their fanbases are close enough that they often travel to each other’s stadiums to take in the action. On this weekend though, the teams added a little historical flavor to the mix. With both states having resident’s of both the Hatfield’s & McCoy’s, the families that lay claim (more…)

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