Category Archives: Country music

Luke Bryan coming to Rupp Arena in January

Rumors of a Luke Bryan date at Rupp Arena have finally come true. The reigning Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year will ring in the new year by playing the second date of his “That’s My Kind of … Continue reading

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Zac Brown Band coming to Rupp Arena

Country music fans can expect an early Christmas present this year with the Zac Brown Band playing at Rupp Arena Dec. 14. OK, you will have to pay for tickets, which are $29.50 to $69.50 and go on sale at … Continue reading

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Jimmy Rose in the America’s Got Talent finals

Here’s the thing about America’s Got Talent: It’s such a smorgasbord. Do you pick the country singer, pop singer, opera singers, comedian, magician, or dancer-performance artist? Or do you vote for the Kentuckian? Well, if that’s your move, the winner this year … Continue reading

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Vocal ailment sidelines ‘Patsy Cline’ actress

All the pieces seemed to be in place for this weekend’s sold out performances of Always … Patsy Cline at Studio Players, a revival of the theater’s best-selling production ever with its original cast. But then biology intervened, and the weekend turned into … Continue reading

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Pineville’s Jimmy Rose advances on America’s Got Talent

Jimmy Rose, 32 ~ AGT 2013 New Orleans Auditions by HumanSlinky Former coal miner and Marine Jimmy Rose got a unanimous thumbs up from the judges on America’s Got Talent Tuesday night and will advance to the next round of competition. Judge … Continue reading

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EKU Center for the Arts announces 2013-14 season

The third season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts will include a couple musicals that have not made it to the region yet and several rock ‘n’ roll tribute acts. One of those will be something of … Continue reading

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Live blog: Barnstable Brown Party

  Everybody loves a hometown hero. UofL basketball star Peyton Siva could barely do interviews for all the fans cheering SIVA! SIVA! as he entered the Barnstable Gala. He said he was enjoying the love and looks forward to coming … Continue reading

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Barnstable Brown Gala celebrates 25 years

Louisville’s Barnstable Brown Gala will celebrate its 25th edition with plenty of old friends and some new faces Derby Eve. Among the familiar faces at the home of The ‘Ville’s hostess with the mostess, Patricia Barnstable Brown, will be reigning … Continue reading

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Review: Brad Paisley ~ Wheelhouse

His name is Brad Paisley, and he will be your cowboy-hatted global tour guide. This is a role the guitar slinger has played before, like on his 2009 song Welcome to the Future, in which he sang about video chatting with companies … Continue reading

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Review: The Band Perry ~ Pioneer

After two swings through Rupp Arena as a supporting act, The Band Perry seems destined to take over headlining duties. The group’s second album, Pioneer, is a prime vehicle to take it there with a dozen numbers that will play to big … Continue reading

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