First Hometown Rising Brings Big Country to Louisville

Images by Ashley Murphy. Words by Sandy Beitler.

September 14th & 15th kicked off 3 weekends of festivals in Louisville, Kentucky. The first ever Hometown Rising is in the books. This was the first time for this Country festival from DWP (Danny Wimmer Presents) and also a first at the new venue location at the Highlands Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center. I can say I was a little out of my …

Hometown Rising PerforLouisville Hometown Rising Performance Times Announced; Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Little Big Town & More Sept. 14 & 15

Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival

Music Performance Times Announced For

Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15

At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center In Louisville


With Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,

Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Brett Young, Jake Owen & More


Debut Event Combines Two Of Louisville’s Cultural Cornerstones –

Great Music & Incredible Bourbon


Tickets On Sale Now

The schedule of music performances is now available …

BRETT YOUNG’s Powerful Rendition of “O HOLY NIGHT”

In anticipation of the holiday season, “confessional, soulful” (Entertainment WeeklyCountry artist BRETT YOUNG has released his stirring rendition of “O Holy Night,” available now through all digital partners. Highlighting his “smooth vocals” (Washington Post), Young brings a fresh take on the Christmas classic.

It is a big week for the “ace songwriter” (Entertainment Weekly) who is set to launch his debut headlining CALIVILLE TOUR tomorrow

Brett Young Releases “Hell Yeah, Damn Right” Tribute

CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Brett Young releases “Hell Yeah, Damn Right (Ole Miss Tribute)” to all digital partners today, paying homage to his alma mater University of Mississippi, where Young pitched for the Rebels’ baseball team. Inspired by the school’s popular game-day chant, the upbeat, anthemic track captures the electrifying spirit of an Ole Miss game day. The song was originally played on campus and around the town of Oxford, MS, but …

Lady Antebellum Looks Good at Their Hometown Show Tour Finale

This past Saturday night we headed out to the Bridgestone Arene AKA Smashville for the final night of You Look Good Tour. The tour was a hometown show for Lady Antebellum and Kelsea Ballerini.Fans flooded the arena adorned with Lady A and Kelsea garb.The You Look Good Tour also featured California native Brett Young who was presented with a certified GOLD plaque for his debut album during his set on the final night of …

Brett Young Announces Headline CALIVILLE TOUR

Brett Young is bringing his “smooth vocals” (Washington Post) and “soulful country gems” (Entertainment Weekly) to venues across the country for his debut headlining CALIVILLE TOUR, featuring rising Country singer/songwriter Carly Pearce. Launching October 14 in Charlottesville, VA, tickets go on sale next Friday, August 25.

Young will perform songs from his self-titled debut (BMLG Records), which highlights his “melodic craftsmanship” (Billboardwith No. 1 hits including “Sleep …

Brett Young Takes Over CMA Music Festival

Brett Young made a stellar impression during CMA Music Festival. With fan demand at an all-time high, the two-time chart-topper kicked off the week with a performance on the outdoor stage downtown for Music City Gives Back prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The event, which benefitted the W.O. Smith Music School, teased what was to come during the action-packed festival.

Bolstering the momentum on Wednesday night (6/7), Brett made his CMT …