Music and Art in Kentucky

square-pics-music-artsThe birthplace of bluegrass music; home to dozens of music stars from various genres; known around the world for its Appalachia folk art and crafts. Kentucky has a reputation as fertile ground for artistic creativity. The Bluegrass State’s contribution to American music and art is incalculable.

Take a ride down the Country Music Highway and discover the birthplaces of music stars like The Judds, Dwight Yoakam, Billy Ray Cyrus, Loretta Lynn and Ricky Skaggs. Experience the heritage and influence of Kentucky music at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Discover the unique Kentucky folk art and crafts of the Appalachia region at Kentucky’s Folk Art Museum in Morehead or with a visit to Berea, Kentucky’s arts capital. Tour the National Quilt Museum of the United States and visit artists in their studios in Lowertown Paducah.

These are just a few of the ways you can discover the inspiration of Kentucky art and music. Use the search below to find live music and entertainment at events such as bluegrass festivals; Kentucky folk art in galleries and artisan districts, and so much more.

NOTE: All music & art attractions are available in English only.