From Tyler Childers to Billy Strings, Yola and Jade Bird, check out our top artists to watch for at this weekend’s Railbird Festival.
Lexington rockers C2 & The Brothers Reed, Billy Strings and Shovels and Rope lead the first lineup announcement for Rooster Walk 11.
Continuously gathering the best in bluegrass, old-time and roots music, ROMP’s 2018 iteration featured headline and standout performances from Alison Krauss, Leftover Salmon, Billy Strings, Love Canon and others.
Rooster Walk will celebrate its 10 year anniversary from May 24-27, 2018 with music from The Wood Brothers, JJ Grey & Mofro, Robert Randolph & The Family Band and others.
Horses aren’t the only thoroughbreds putting on a show in the Commonwealth during Derby Week. Check after the break for Wick’s Picks can’t miss shows for April 29 to May 5 in Lexington, led by Foo Fighters, Billy Strings, The Wooks, Trout Steak Revival and others.
The second annual Bourbon & Beyond festival makes its return to Champions Park in Louisville, from September 22-23 with the perfect blend of bourbon, food & music that includes performances from John Mayer, Sting, Robert Plant and over 30 other artists.
Marcus King and Billy Strings, two of the hottest names on today’s music scene, will join forces for a world-debut “King & Strings” set on May 25th at Rooster Walk 10.
Despite the ups and downs that 2017 the year brought us great music aplenty. With the year in the rear view mirror, we at Big Blue Tunes take a look back on some of our favorite albums of the year, ranging from Americana to rock’n roll and indie pop.
Celebrating its 15th year, ROMP Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park led by iconic artist, Alison Krauss, bluegrass and country music legend, Ricky Skaggs, the ‘Father of Newgrass,’ Sam Bush, and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member, Doyle Lawson.
Wick’s Picks features a mix of progressive and traditional bluegrass and Americana, including Billy Strings and Donna the Buffalo.
The heat was persistent throughout the weekend at the 13th annual ROMP festival in Owensboro, Kentucky with temperatures firmly cemented in the 90s, but even more persistent were the musicians and fans who battled vigorously throughout each day to spread the love and joy of music and community that you can only find in a festival environment.
At first glance William Apostol, better known by his stage name Billy Strings, doesn’t have the look of your stereotypical bluegrass musician, with gauged ears and tattoos plastered along his arms and torso. Don’t let his look fool you — this 21 year old can pick with the best in the bluegrass realm of music, as evidenced by his versatility on his self-titled debut EP that became available on June 10.