The Bluegrass State’s musical heritage has deep roots in Appalachian folk music but has spread to encompass a huge number of styles and sounds. It is home to many country music icons, alternative rock bands and bluegrass musicians. Kentucky’s live bluegrass scene is second to none, but it also hosts festivals featuring blues, country, folk, jazz, rock, and beyond, drawing devoted fans across the spectrum of musical tastes.
Some well-known Musicians from Kentucky
Bill Monroe ~ Billy Ray Cyrus ~ Chris Stapleton ~ Wynonna Judd ~ Patty Loveless ~ Skeeter Davis ~ Rosemary Clooney ~ Sturgil Simpson ~ Crystal Gayle ~ John Conlee ~ Dwight Yoakam ~ Ricky Scaggs