August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Entertainment

Bluegrass festival Sept. 5

The Miner’s Memorial Bluegrass Festival will begin at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 5, at the Hemphill Community Center. Scheduled to perform are Bluegrass Circle, Dawson Creek Grass, Will Caudill & Route 7, and East KY Tyme. More...

Groups get $1,000

At the August meeting of the Letcher County Fiscal Court, funding of $1,000 each to the Bluegrass Festival by the Creek, Coal Miners’ Bluegrass Festival at Hemphill, Haymond Homecoming and the McRoberts Reunion was approved.   More...

Festival’s theme set

The Mountain Heritage Festival Committee has announced that the theme for this year’s festival is “Letcher County, A Novel Destination.”  This year’s theme was selected so that Letcher County can pay tribute and recognize More...

Foo Fighters rocked in the rain

No one cared as the clouds came rolling into Chicago’s Grant Park. Instead, much of the large crowd attending the 20th Lollapalozza Festival were heading to the Main Stage with one thing on their mind — the Foo Fighters. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS – 8/22-8/26

ALL MY CHILDREN . Tad remembered that he had an immigration interview regarding Cara and Dixie agreed to stay out of the way. Bianca tried to tell Erica about her affair with Marissa, but Erica was too excited about her vacation in Paris. More...

To perform at Norton Aug. 27

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. More...

Change in producers helped Hiatt’s 20th become one of best

NEW YORK  John Hiatt was intrigued. Who wouldn’t be?  Noted producer Kevin Shirley had left a message with Hiatt’s manager: “I know where John is trying to go with his music, and I think I can get him there.”  More...

Coming events

LETCHER COUNTY   ROCK, POP, BLUES  RAP, CHRISTIAN  THE TAMS; Fri., Aug. 26 at Jenkins City Park for Jenkins Homecoming Days.  More...

Sonny Tackett to perform at Jenkins

How many people actually spend their entire career in only one vocation? Not many. Sonny Tackett knew even as a teenager at Dorton High School in Pike County, Kentucky that he wanted to be an entertainer. More...