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    Tyler Childers Helps Propel Kentucky Forward At The Paramount In Ashland

    Ashland, Kentucky – The Appalachian Regional Commission held their conference in Ashland recently. Their goals are to help Appalachia continue to grow both economically and socially. Their purpose is primarily focused on collaboration and community. While several events were held, the Crown Jewel took place at the historic Paramount Arts Center. The night began with Huntington, West Virginia’s Charlie Brown Superstar. Tyler Childers fans know CBS from his ‘Joyful Noise’ remix versions included on Tyler’s album, ‘Can I Take My Hounds To Heaven.’ He provided a set of classic songs that had his own spin. Hearing dance beats behind songs from Hank Williams to The Kentucky Headhunters, isn’t something you…

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    Theory Of A Deadman, Skillet, and Saint Astonia Rock Pikeville!

    Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville, Kentucky has hosted many great shows over the years. From ZZ Top to Chris Stapleton and everywhere in-between. The folks in charge are delightful people and the venue is a tremendous asset to Pikeville, and all of Eastern Kentucky. Having said that, we are thrilled to be able to bring you coverage of the massive rock show that featured Saint Astonia, Skillet, and Theory Of A Deadman. Saint Astonia was up first. They’ve had some band member changes over the years, but the core of Adam Gontier (Ex-Three Days Grace) and guitarist Mike Mushok (Staind) has remained. That combination has been the glue of Saint…

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    Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rocked Rupp Arena

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra once again put on a spectacular performance and brought the heat to Rupp Arena, in Lexington, KY. After a couple of years missed due to the pandemic, TSO returned with their, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of Trans-Siberian Orchestra” show. If TSO is new to you, here’s a quick look at what the show has to offer at every single show: The creation of Paul O’Neill (1957-2017), TSO incorporates music, video, lighting, special effects, and even bubbles, to transport audience members into the “story” being told. Bryan Hicks is the narrator as amazing vocalists and musicians transport you into the story of a young child, far…

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    Styx Brought All Of Their Hits To Rock The Fans At The Corbin Arena

    It was the first concert of the year for the rock group Styx, where they returned to Corbin for their second appearance in Corbin. Styx entertained an audience of around 3000 people at the Corbin Arena. A real gem of a venue tucked away, just off of I-75. Styx has a vast catalog of music, and their hits have spanned across several decades, so it was no surprise that the fans were on their feet and singing along the entire night. Besides, there’s a reason this band has continued to thrive, and it was on full-display in Corbin. It’s their musicianship, closely followed by their showmanship. Styx know how to…

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    Red Clay Strays Deliver A Moment Of Truth At The Loud In Huntington With Eric Bolander

    Sometimes. music throws me a curveball. It’s pretty rare these days, but occasionally an artist or band from outside our Commonwealth comes along unexpectedly, and their music rockets them into heavy rotation for me. When that happens, I feel incredibly compelled to share those artists. I make every effort to try and shine a light on them, and I’ve basically made it my job to do so. It’s a responsibility that you folks have come to expect, and I don’t take it lightly. Another but here though, sometimes though, an artist comes along and I know the best way to convey how I feel is to just let my emotions…

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    Kentuckian Tyler Booth Releases His Take On Post Malone’s “Feeling Whitney”

    Sony Music Nashville/Villa 40 rising star Tyler Booth released his take on Post Malone’s “Feeling Whitney” today. Listen here. “I love Post Malone and ‘Feeling Whitney’ is my favorite song of his,” Booth said. “Whenever I cover the song at shows people sing it loud with me, so I decided to record my own version and make it my own. I’m so excited for everyone to hear it!”   Earlier this month, Booth announced his first ever headline tour, the “Country Gang” tour, kicking off at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville on October 26th. Reid Houghton, Jordan Rowe, and Whey Jennings will open select dates. Tickets are on sale now at TylerBoothMusic.com.

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    Concert Review: Healing Appalachia 2022, A Two-Day Musical Mission To Battle The Opioid Crisis In Appalachia

    If you’ve been a fan of our site, you’ve likely seen us mention Healing Appalachia several times. We were able to cover the first event, and you can find our coverage from that event, here. If you’re unfamiliar with Healing Appalachia, allow me to provide you with an overview of the mission and some reasons that this event is extremely important. Healing Appalachia is (now) a two-day music festival that takes place on the fairgrounds of the West Virginia State Fair in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The event benefits the Hope In The Hills charity. An organization that is dedicated to helping fight the opioid crisis that grips Appalachia. In short,…

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    Acclaimed Kentucky country singer-songwriter Grayson Jenkins has announced a September 23 release for two new singles, his first since releasing the full-length Turning Tides in 2021. Both tracks serve as a tribute to the late Don Williams, with original “Little Things” (produced by Steve Dawson) featuring fellow Kentuckian Abby Hamilton on harmony vocals. “Tulsa Time” is a cover of Williams’ country-funk classic, written by Danny Flowers. Jenkins, on “Little Things”: This song started in my kitchen on a Sunday morning while my girlfriend and I were cleaning tomatoes from the garden. A friend of mine had posted that day about Don Williams being the perfect Sunday record to spin, which I wholeheartedly…