Founding member of the Kentucky Blues Society, Mudlick, Ky.’s favorite son is the latest inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. Hillbilly Jim joins Goldberg, The Dudley Boyz, Ivory, Jeff Jarrett and Warrior Award recipient Jarrius “JJ” Robertson on the list of those who will be honored on Friday, April 6, in New Orleans during WrestleMania 34 Week. The first Kentuckian ever inducted.
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The first blues guitar ever recorded was by a Kentucky man! Sylvester Weaver, October 23, 1923.
For more on the many Kentuckians who have impacted the world's music .. check out our Kentucky Blues History section
Since 2005 the Kentucky Blues Society has been providing arts, history, music, and science education and entertainment to school systems though our Kentucky Blues In Schools program. For more information go to our Kentucky Blues In Schools section.
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KY BLUES JAM 579 @ RAMADA INN CROSSROADS .. Sunday, Oct 13
KENTUCKY BLUES CHALLENGE 2019 SOLO DUO
Date: Sunday, Oct 13 5pm
DOORS OPEN AT 4 PM
location: Crossroads Bar & Grill at the Ramada Inn BG KY
approved SOLO/DUO entrants so far: Michael Gough and John Martin, Slim Pickens
To enter, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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MISSION STATEMENT: The Kentucky Blues Society will, through the efforts of blues musicians and devotees, preserve and promote the great American tradition of blues music and culture in the region of Kentucky.