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PHOTOS: Professional Bull Riders Occupied Rupp Arena For A Night Of Thrills

The PBR tour made a stop in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Many were delighted to a night of action, while some chose to voice their concerns outside the venue.

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Concert Photos, Music, Photos - posted on February 8, 2020 by

PHOTOS: JJ Grey and Mofro At The Manchester Music Hall in Lexington

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on February 7, 2020 by

Five Finger Death Punch Brought The Pain To Rupp Arena With Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves, And Fire From The Gods

Five Finger Death Punch, Three Day Grace, Bad Wolves and Fire From The Gods descended upon Lexington, Kentucky’s Rupp Arena with one of 2019’s hottest hard rock tours.

The Austin,Texas-based opener Fire from the Gods kicked off the night with a strong set and got the crowd going. Not a stranger to the area, they performed here in 2018 with Sevendust at Manchester Music Hall and they made an appearance at Louisville’s Louder Than Life Festival. (more…)

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Nicholas Jamerson Announces New Concept Album “The Wild Frontier” Set For Release On April 20

*Photo courtesy of Sarah Cahill

Following in the footsteps of fellow Eastern Kentucky wordsmiths Chris Stapleton and Tyler Childers, Nicholas Jamerson has announced the release of his new album The Wild Frontier on April 20, 2020 via The Bingo Shack.

The album was produced at MIMUS Studios in Winder, Georgia, with Levi Lowrey, an area musician and composer best known for his work with the Zac Brown Band.

Joining Jamerson throughout The Wild Frontier are backing band The Morning Jays comprised of Wes Smith (acoustic/electric guitar, keys, mandolin), Aaron Smith (fiddle, mandolin), Jordan Allen (bass), Thomas Albert (pedal steel, electric guitar) and Lawrence Nemenz (percussion). Also included are spot appearances from brother Joby Jamerson, Lowrey, Benji Shanks, Mark Stephens, Matt Meneffee and Emily Davis.

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews - posted on February 6, 2020 by

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rocks Rupp For The 21st Time!

As you walked into the fog-filled arena with the large hourglasses lighting up the stage, you knew you were in for a very special show. December 5th, 2019 was Trans Siberian Orchestra’s 21st performance in Lexington KY.

Over 10,000 people showed up to enjoy “Christmas Eve and Other Stories.” The show began at an “Old City Bar.” Not what you would expect for a Christmas performance, but audience members were quickly transported through numerous tales of Christmas and Hope. Just like the hope provided to the Kentucky Children’s Hospital with the $7,765.00 donated by TSO. (more…)

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PHOTOS: WWE Returns To Rupp Arena For Monday Night Raw!

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PHOTOS: JAMuary Raises More Than $5000 For The Prestonsburg High School Band Program. Features Colby O’Bryan, Wayne Graham, Luna And The Mountain Jets, Laid Back Country Picker, Down To The River, and Magnolia Boulevard

I hope you enjoy our coverage of the many wonderful artists who helped raise nearly $5000 for the Prestonsburg High School Band Program.

Colby O’Bryan:

Wayne Graham:

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PHOTOS: Brantley Gilbert Invades The BB&T Arena In Highland Heights, With Dylan Scott and Brandon Lay

I hope you enjoy the photos from the recent Brantley Gilbert show at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights. Brantley brought Dylan Scott and Brandon Lay to get the crowd going. Enjoy!

Brandon Lay:

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Railbird Festival announces 2020 pre-sale tickets, lineup release and public on-sale dates

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Railbird Festival, the Lexington-based, world-class music festival introduced by AC Entertainment in 2019, will return to The Grounds at Keeneland, August 22-23, 2020. Railbird is offering festival-goers the chance to purchase specially priced, pre-sale tickets from February 14 at 10 a.m. until February 18 at 11:59 p.m. or while supplies last.

During Railbird’s special pre-sale, a limited allotment of General Admission and VIP passes will be available starting at only $99. The pre-sale will include layaway plans that offer ticket buyers the opportunity to purchase passes for only $20 down, with the remainder paid in installments. All ticketing options, including layaway plans, can be found at RailbirdFest.com. (more…)

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Events, Music - posted on January 29, 2020 by

Campton’s Tyler Booth Announces His Signing With A Major Label, But With Who?

Pictured left to right are: (Seated) Angie Magill, SVP, Legal & Business Affairs, Sony Music Nashville; Villa 40’s Joe Fisher; Tyler Booth; Jim Catino, EVP, A&R, SMN; and Safford-Motley’s Scott Safford; (Standing) Sony Music Nashville’s EVP, Promotion/Artist Development Steve Hodges and SVP, A&R Taylor Lindsey; Villa 40’s Brad Margolis; Randy Goodman, Chairman/CEO, SMN; producer/songwriter Phil O’Donnell; Ken Robold, EVP/COO, SMN; and, Wiatr & Associates’ Kris Wiatr.

Photo credit: Matthew Berinato

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  Sony Music Nashville and Villa 40 announce the signing of singer/songwriter Tyler Booth to Villa 40/Sony Music Nashville. Booth is the first artist to launch as part of an exclusive, long-term joint-venture agreement between the label group and Villa 40, co-founded by music industry executives including Joe Fisher, Brad Margolis and Trace Ayala.

“I’m so excited to sign with Sony Nashville/Villa 40; they plucked me out of the hills of Kentucky,” Booth said. “They told me they believed in me, loved the music I was making and felt like they wanted to be a part of my future.  I’ve grown to know them like family and feel like it’s where I belong.”

Born and raised in Wolfe County in the Southeastern region of Kentucky, Tyler Booth has been writing songs and honing his craft for years, but, it was his smooth baritone vocals that first caught the attention of producer/songwriter Phil O’Donnell. Hailing from the stomping grounds of John Michael Montgomery, Montgomery Gentry and George Molton, the 23-year-old performs regularly at the famed Austin City Saloon in Corbin, Kentucky. (more…)

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