Category Archives: Bluegrass music

Tyler Childers’ music has grown up with him

When Tyler Childers was 16, he had been writing songs for a few years, “mostly about my buddies and girls,” he says. “When you’re 14 and 15 years old, there’s not much to write about to reach a wide audience.” … Continue reading

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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill presenting bluegrass show at Meadow View Barn

The Meadow View Barn at the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill was developed years ago to host the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass, which celebrated its seventh edition in May. But later this month, the barn will host some … Continue reading

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Norton Center for the Arts 2013-14 season

The Norton Center for the Arts extends its reputation as Central Kentucky’s home for intriguing mashups this coming season with a number of shows that take seemingly divergent genres and drop them on the same stage. Leading both those sorts … Continue reading

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Adam Luckey is Red Barn Radio’s new host

Since the departure of Brad Becker, the host slot at  Red Barn Radio has become something of a musical chair, and not in the way the show intends. But as of last week, well-known Lexington actor Adam Luckey has taken over … Continue reading

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UK’s Niles Center for American Music’s 2012 Appalachia in the Bluegrass lineup

The University of Kentucky’s Niles Center for American Music is once again presenting a fall lineup of free concerts at noon Fridays in the Niles Gallery of the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library. The Appalachia in the Bluegrass series … Continue reading

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2012 Southland Jamboree lineup

The Southland Jamboree is returning for the seventh season this summer at 7 p.m. Tuesday nights, May 29 through Sept. 4, on the lawn adjacent to Collins Bowling Lanes at 205 Southland Drive. Here is the lineup of acts: May … Continue reading

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Punch Brothers documentary coming to the Kentucky

Tuesday night, the Punch Brothers were live on the stage of the Kentucky Theatre. Starting Friday, the genre-busting, bluegrass-based artists will be on the theater’s big screen in the documentary, How to Grow a Band. The film by director Mark … Continue reading

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PBS Fall Arts Festival – Miami City Ballet

To most of us, fall arts means getting out in the crisp weather to attend shows and visit galleries at the time of year when creativity seems to be bursting forth like the colors on autumn leaves. And live is … Continue reading

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Artist change for Red Barn Radio tonight

If you were planning to head out to Red Barn Radio tonight (Oct. 26) to catch Lester Ray Sears & the Tennessee Border Band, there’s been a change of plans. Red Barn producer Ed Commons says a health issue in … Continue reading

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2011 Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series

The University of Kentucky’s John Jacob Niles Center for American Music has announced the lineup for its Appalachia in the Bluegrass series of Friday lunchtime concerts this fall at the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library. The concerts were designed … Continue reading

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