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Kentucky is the birthplace of bluegrass music and of dozens of music stars from many genres, especially country music. You can ride along U.S. 23 in eastern Kentucky, known as the Country Music Highway, and find the birthplaces of stars like The Judds, Loretta Lynn, Dwight Yoakam, Ricky Skaggs and Billy Ray Cyrus. In Paintsville you’ll find the Country Music Highway Museum, in Renfro Valley the Country Music Hall of Fame, in Owensboro the International Bluegrass Music Museum and in nearby Rosine, the birthplace of the father of blueqrass, Bill Monroe. Don’t be surprised if you also stumble upon a Kentucky bluegrass festival or one of many other Kentucky music festivals. When you leave you’ll want to listen to bluegrass music (and you might be humming a happy tune).

 Get the ultimate Kentucky music experience. Enjoy a Kentucky bluegrass festival or visit the Country Music Highway Museum. Find the best of Kentucky’s music attractions below and start planning your trip today!

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Located about an 1/8th of a mile from Renfro Valley Entertainment Center.
Daniel Boone Country Renfro Valley, KY
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum honors Kentucky performers, songwriters, publishers, promoters, managers, broadcasters, comedians and other music professionals who ha...
Kentuckys Appalacians Prestonsburg, KY
If you're looking for an exciting evening of family-style entertainment, then you needn't look any further than Prestonsburg, KY. Kentucky Opry, who performs regularly in the ...
Western Wetlands Draffenville, KY
Branson Missouri style family entertainment. Country Music Variety Show.
Kentuckys Appalacians Louisa, KY
One of the jewels in the Country Music Highway crown, the Kentucky Paveillon at Falls Creek is an attraction that shouldn't be missed. This grand, five-story tall welcome cen...
Northern Kentucky River Region West Point, KY
Country jamboree every Saturday, show 7:30pm, show from 7:30 - 10:30 P.M. Great county music! Great family entertainment!
Western Wetlands Cadiz, KY
Family music venue open on Friday and Saturday nights. Gospel Show Friday 7-9 pm and Country/Bluegrass Saturday 7-9 pm. Suggested donation" $5
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Lexington Opera House is known to be one of the premiere performing arts centers in the region.
Bourbon, Horses & History Lexington, KY
Originally built in1886 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Lexington Opera House is known as one of the premiere performing arts centers in the region...
Bourbon, Horses & History Lexington, KY
The Lexington Singers is one of the oldest continuously performing independent community choral groups in America. Based in Lexington, Kentucky, the Singers currently comprise...
Northern Kentucky River Region Hodgenville, KY
Kentucky's No. 1 country music showplace. A family show since 1954. "Live on stage every Saturday night. Country restaurant on premises.
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