Kentucky

  1. Ear X-Tacy, Legendary Louisville Record Store, Closes Down

    November 01, 2011 5:17 PM EDT Ear X-Tacy, a popular independent record store that served Louisville, Kentucky, for 26 years, shut down over the weekend . Jim James, frontman of Louisville's My Morning Jacket, posted a testimonial for the store on the band's website: ...

  2. Michael Jackson, Leonard Cohen Win Special Grammys

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson won yet another posthumous honor on Saturday, joining six other musicians including Leonard Cohen and Loretta Lynn who received Grammy awards for lifetime achievement. But Jackson's family, whose members rarely turn down an op ...

  3. Whitfield Uses Rap To Educate Youth

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST When Rani Whitfield used to DJ parties in high school and college, he recalls “how effective music was in bringing people together.” Now as Tha’ Hip Hop Doc (aka H2D), the Baton Rouge, La.-based physician is using spoken word/rap to educate youth ...

  4. SMG, Churchill Downs Forge Live Event Agreement

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST In the wake of the Rolling Stones' successful Sept. 29 concert at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., the home of the Kentucky Derby has forged an agreement with Philadelphia-based venue management firm SMG to pursue other concerts and specia ...

  5. Canadian Country Veteran Grashey Dies At 79

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grashey discovered Loretta Lynn. Grashey discovered Loretta Lynn. News Loretta Lynn ...

  6. Nashville Firm Force Shuts Down

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Closing doors on May 27 after 10 years. Nashville-based management and public relations firm Force Inc. is closing its doors on Music Row May 27. Owner Nancy Russell opened the company in July 1995 and is shuttering her business to devote more tim ...

  7. Loretta Lynn Tops AMA Honors

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn picked up two major honors at the Americana Honors & Awards, presented last night (Sept. 24) in Nashville. Lynn was named artist of the year, and her "Van Lear Rose" (Interscope) won Loretta Lynn picked up two major ...

  8. Nashville Scene

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn and Mindy Smith are the top nominees for the 2004 Americana Honors and Awards with three nods each. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Loretta Lynn and Mindy Smith are the top nominees for the 2004 Americana Honors and Awards with thre ...