Music - posted on October 24, 2018 by

Hillbilly Poetry: A Snapshot Of Kentucky’s Kyle Fields

With Capture Kentucky, we do our best to shine a light on local artists and to create opportunities within our Commonwealth. Opportunities that can grow right alongside us as we support the incredibly deep pool of talent here.

I want to introduce you to a young man that left Kentucky to chase his dreams in Nashville. Kyle Fields spent about five years living in Nashville and performing in many of the staples up and down Broadway, as well as many writers rounds. But it was his love for family, friends, our music community and UK Basketball that brought him to Lexington in August of 2017.

Kyle was born and raised in Greenup, Kentucky. He grew tired (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on March 3, 2018 by

Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi & The Steel Woods Had Us Living Like Hippies At Rupp Arena

If Country Music is King in Kentucky, Rupp Arena is it’s Palace. Kentucky’s Queen will always be Loretta Lynn, but on Friday, the Palace got a visit from a Princess. As Miranda Lambert brought her “Livin’ Like Hippies” Tour to Lexington. In tow where Jon Pardi and The Steel Wheels.

The cool thing about a Country show at Rupp Arena is there’s usually a pre-show concert in the lobby of Heritage Hall, near the food court. Just so happens, some old friends were playing the Austin City Sound Stage on Friday. Scott Said & Backroads don’t really need an introduction around here, they’ve long been considered one of the premier cover bands around. Traffic was an issue for me, so I didn’t have enough time to get see my friends, but I did hear a couple songs in the lobby. So if you’re attending a country show at Rupp, I highly recommend you get there early and check out some local talent. Lexington is absolutely loaded right now and I wish that 98.1 The Bull, WBUL would pay more attention to local artists. (more…)

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