Lexington, Kentucky – Country music and Hollywood legend, Kris Kristofferson recently paid a visit to our beloved Kentucky Theatre. Mr. Kristofferson was a guest at a fundraiser for the Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival. He spoke a few words before the large crowd and introduced the film in which he himself starred in, alongside Kentucky’s own Harry Dean Stanton, James Coburn and perhaps the world’s most prolific songwriter, Bob Dylan. (more…)
Renfro Valley, Kentucky – Southeastern 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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
We here at Capture Kentucky are always listening and learning about new and exciting things to do in our Commonwealth. Whether it be food, horses, events, bourbon, brews, music, art, venues or a new museum, we want to be involved. So when a friend recommended a newer restaurant, that grew from a food truck, we were not only intrigued, we were on a mission.
We were told about J Render’s, which opened in May of 2016. J Render’s Southern Table and Bar, located at 3191 Beaumont Center Circle in Lexington, KY has a variety of dishes that will make you feel right at home. Well, if you’re from the south at least. J Render’s serves up a Texas-style BBQ, which has a vinegar-based sauce. The red sauce is used primarily on the brisket, pork and even the Purnell’s KY Proud Smoked Sausage. The sauce comes in a couple of different tastes. While the Alabama-style white sauce is used mainly on the chicken. The menu has items such as appetizers, salads, smoked brisket, smoked pork, smoked chicken, smoked sausage, BBQ sandwiches, meatloaf, buttermilk (more…)
Misfits guitarist and punk rock legend, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, brought his solo band Doyle to Trixie’s Entertainment Complex in Louisville, KY and our own Estill Robinson was there to capture the intensity. Also on the bill were (more…)
Congratulations to Irap for the big upset win at Keeneland in the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes! The colt broke his maiden at the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes and became the first horse to do so in history. The win also earned him a cool 100 points and punched his ticket to (more…)
If you’re looking for something inspiring to do in Kentucky, look no further than the General George Patton Museum. Located on the military base at Fort Knox, the museum features many artifacts from the life of General Patton. Exhibits include many different and eclectic items. Ranging from some of his childhood toys to his famed silver pistols.
You’ll be hard pressed to find anything more inspiring than the life and legend that is (more…)
The Lexington Legends host their home opener on Thursday, April 13th. The West Virginia Power roll into town for a four-game series, before the Greenville Drive close out the seven-game homestand. If you enjoy the outdoors, baseball, hot dogs and maybe even a frosty beverage or two, it’s Kentucky Ale’s Thirsty Thursday. You can enjoy $1 beers and $1 Pepsi products all night long. Immediately following the game (more…)