Known as “Southern Rock Royalty” and the “great American rock ‘n’ roll band,” The Kentucky Headhunters have maintained a longevity most acts can only dream about. With a GRAMMY® Award, two Top 10 charting albums, four consecutive Top 40 hits and countless other honors, The “Heads” are credited for creating a unique blend of honky-tonk, blues, and southern rock that appeals to the toughest music critics and listeners of all kinds. Getting their start in 1968, brothers Fred and Richard Young and cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney, from Edmonton, Kentucky, formed Itchy Brother, which later morphed into The Kentucky Headhunters after Kenney departed and Doug Phelps joined the band. Their first album, Pickin’ On Nashville, (1989), surprised the world when it became a major success, selling over two million copies. Their 2015 release Meet Me in Bluesland, included the last vocals ever recorded of the late, great pianist Johnnie Johnson — Rock N Roll Hall of Famer and legendary keyboardist for Chuck Berry. The album reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Blues Album chart the week of its debut. It also garnered top placement on the Billboard Americana Chart. The band’s Fall 2016 release On Safari is a southern rock album that tips the hat to family and the southern way of life. The Kentucky Headhunters still tour extensively throughout the United States and Canada, and recently completed their first-ever European tour. For more information on The Kentucky Headhunters, please visit www.kentuckyheadhunters.com.

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THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS ARE GOING “ON SAFARI” WITH U.K. TOUR IN FALL 2017

05.22.17
GRAMMY-Winning Southern Rock Band To Return Overseas In Support Of New Album

Catch The Kentucky Headhunters on The Heartland Network’s “Reflections,” Beginning May 29
 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 22, 2017) – Known as “southern rock royalty,” The Kentucky Headhunters are gearing up to take their rowdy, high-energy live show across the pond, as they return to the U.K. for a string of performances this fall. Supporting the American band will be U.K. rockers Bad Touch, who will join the Headhunters on all 8 shows this October.

“We first met Bad Touch when they were chosen as our support act after my son John Fred Young’s band, Black Stone Cherry, convinced us to do our first-ever U.K. tour in 2016. In a mere week of touring, the Headhunter's and Bad Touch became like a...

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TRACE ADKINS RELEASES NEW MUSIC, LITTLE BIG TOWN ADDS MORE RYMAN DATES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS EDITION OF THE PICKUP

04.03.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2017) – The latest version of "The Pickup" continues its tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, both traditional and modern.

The Kentucky Headhunters released a music video featuring vintage footage in support of “God Loves a Rolling Stone.” The song is their first single off of the latest album, On Safari. “It’s more than just a music video, it’s a film for all humanity,” said Headhunters’ Richard Young of the release.

Country icon T.G. Sheppard has a packed tour schedule in 2017. Fans can catch him across the country for his “Party Time” tour. Continuously added dates can be found at www.tgsheppard.com.

The first artist to ever have a year long residency at famed Nashville music venue The Ryman Auditorium, Little Big Town, began their residency. If...

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THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS PREMIERE VIDEO FOR "GOD LOVES A ROLLING STONE" ON TASTE OF COUNTRY

03.14.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2017) -- The Kentucky Headhunters’ brand new music video for “God Loves A Rolling Stone” can be seen today on TasteOfCountry.com. Click HERE to watch the video now. “God Loves A Rolling Stone” is the first single from the Headhunters’ new album, On Safari.

"The video for 'God Loves A Rolling Stone' is a film for all of humanity. It depicts the struggles that many Americans have endured to keep our country's spirit great and, in the end, shining. I wrote the song for those who are less fortunate, and the part that God plays in all our lives. In his eyes, we're all the...

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