At Troy Gentry's Grand Ole Opry funeral Thursday, country music artist Vince Gill urged Kentuckian Eddie Montgomery to lean on his Opry family. Lexington native Gentry died in a plane crash last week ahead of a New Jersey performance with Montgomery. The two were Opry members.
The award-winning group Little Big Town sang the "Star Spangled Banner" for mourners honoring Gentry Thursday, Sept. 14. Gentry, who formed Montgomery Gentry with Kentuckian Eddie Montgomery, died in a helicopter crash last week.
Rev. Michael L. Glenn, Troy Gentry's pastor at Brentwood Baptist Church, family friend Eddie Lunn and Gentry friend Rafael Calderon comforted mourners and honored Gentry by remembering his prankster, devoted family man and faithful sides. Gentry, half of the Montgomery Gentry duo with Eddie Montgomery, died last week in a helicopter crash. Lexington native Gentry's funeral was at the Grand Ole Opry Thursday, Sept. 14, with family, friends and country music colleagues attending.
Scott Terrell of the Lexington Philharmonic orchestra talks with reporter Rich Copley about the intricacies of composer John Williams' film score in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark a few days before he conducts a live orchestral accompaniment of the movie at the Picnic with the Pops event at Keene Meadows.
U2 brought The Joshua Tree tour back to the US ton May 14, with a performance in Seattle, Washington. The band opened with Sunday Bloody Sunday and closed with the new song The Little Things That Give You Away.
The LexGo Eat team chats about upcoming openings and events at restaurants in the area. If you are looking for a new place to try or something fun to do (and grab good food while you are at it), let this trio give you some suggestions.
Mikaya Taylor, an 11-year-old singer and mandolin player from Lawrenceburg, wowed the Festival of the Bluegrass crowd Saturday night with renditions of classics such as the Keith Whitley and Alison Krauss classic "When You Say Nothing at All."
Local Lexington musician Will Solomon talks about his debut album released in April, The Pelican & the Herring, after doing an acoustic rendition of a song featured in the album, titled "Denial," while at the Kentucky Native Cafe.
At James Taylor's Sunday night concert at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., the singer-songwriter led the crowd in a chorus of Prince's "Purple Rain." It was one of many tributes across the nation to the late pop icon, who died Thursday at his Minnesota home, by his fellow musicians.