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Second WBUL Acoustic Jam set for the Opera House

I don’t think I am going out on a limb saying that Walter Tunis and I agreed that last year’s December Acoustic Jam show at the Lexington Opera House was one of the most pleasant live music surprises of 2014. Having … Continue reading

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Red, White & Boom unplugged?

If big shows by Garth Brooks and Jason Aldean have not been enough for Bluegrass-area country fans this fall, WBUL-FM 98.1 is ending the year with a lineup that echoes its big July festival. Call it Red, White & Boom … Continue reading

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Listening to … Jamie Lynn Spears, ‘The Journey’

This year’s Red, White & Boom has a big name among teen TV fans in Lucy Hale, better known — for now — as Aria on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars than for her debut country album, Road Between, which came out earlier this … Continue reading

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Listening to … Parmalee, ‘Feels Like Carolina’

I know very little about Parmele, N.C., but it must be one heckuva a party town. That’s at least the impression you get from Must’ve Been a Good Time, the signature song from the town’s namesake band, Parmalee (according to CMT, the … Continue reading

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Two days of Red, White and Boom

WBUL‘s Red, White, & Boom event at Whitaker Bank Ballpark expands to two days this year, which was always the plan. “Several years ago, when we started Red, White, & Boom, we had a vision of bringing a country music festival to Lexington,” … Continue reading

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Bundy will play Red, White and Boom

Lexington’s own Laura Bell Bundy will be on stage for the annual Red, White and Boom country concert in the Cox Street parking lot behind Rupp Arena on July 3. Admission will be free thanks to a sponsorship by Paul … Continue reading

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rctalk: God and country

Austins Bridge, with its new album Times Like These, is something I don’t see often on the Christian pop culture beat: an aspiring Christian country band. It’s not unheard of, but even with some ­outstanding acts like Alathea, which eventually … Continue reading

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‘Fearless’ dads dress like Taylor Swift

Check out video from the Fearless Dads competition. Robert Swanigan didn’t think his quest for Taylor Swift tickets for his daughter would end up with him wearing a dress and a wig. “I thought it would end with me spending … Continue reading

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UK-Cornell trash talk on The Bull

WBUL morning hosts DeAnn Stephens and JD Pelletier decided not to let CBS Early Show weatherman Dave Price get away with trash-talking the University of Kentucky basketball team, who will annihilate play his alma mater, Cornell, Thursday in the third round of the … Continue reading

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