2024 Country Music Highway Tribute Show

We’re ready for Russell! Join us on June 1

The Country Music Highway Tribute Show, presented by Addiction Recovery Care and Kentucky Power, kicks off on Saturday, June 1 in downtown Russell. The event is FREE!

Kentucky’s Country Music Highway has produced more stars per square mile than any stretch of roadway in the world.

We are proud of that, and we want to make sure this continues. 

The Country Music Highway Tribute Show features up-and-coming musicians from up and down country music’s most famous stretch of roadway.

Can’t join us in Russell? We have two other stops on this year’s tour of shows.

The event is FREE! Proceeds benefit organizations supporting the arts along the Country Music Highway. 

Presented By

DOWNTOWN RUSSELL LINEUP

Bobby and Teddi Cyrus

Joe Clark

Johnathan Cox

Cory Michael Harris

Taylor Hughes

August Roots

Maddox Hale

Mason Adkins

Casey Hensley

Will Case

Possum Up a Gum Stump

Bid on autographed memorabilia and more 

The Country Music Highway Silent Auction is live! Proceeds from the auction are reinvested back into organizations supporting the arts along the Country Music Highway.

Here’s a small sample of what is up for bid.

  • Ricky Skaggs autographed Troublesome Creek String Instrument Company Mandolin.
  • Wynonna Judd autographed acoustic guitar.
  • A pair of tickets to Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman with Ricky Skaggs at Kentucky Thunder.
  • And much more!

Bid now!

Check back, as we are adding items weekly. 

We’re looking for vendors and sponsors

The Country Music Highway Tribute Show, presented by Addiction Recovery Care and Kentucky Power, is a unique blend of music, arts and crafts, food, and fun.

This doesn’t happen without great vendors and the generosity of our sponsors. With their support, the Country Music Highway Tribute Show is a FREE event.

We are looking for vendors, as well as sponsors. Got questions? Email Kirsten Wilburn at kirsten@soar-ky.org.

Bring on the Bluegrass: Each show to feature Bluegrass Block

This year, the Country Music Highway Tribute Show will feature a Bluegrass Block. It is picked by Wellcare.

Stay tuned as we announce a great lineup of Bluegrass performers for each show!

Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Tourism Partners

It’s a wrap on the 2023 Country Music Highway Tribute Show

Shaping Our Appalachian Region joined tourism organizations from up and down the Country Music Highway for a three-part summer concert series.

Our vision is simple. To create an event that pays homage to the stars of the Highway with the up-and-coming talent working to get to Nashville and beyond. After all, there’s not an area on the planet that has produced more stars per square mile than the Country Music Highway.

Aside from the music, we advocate funding to reinvest back into music and art education along the Country Music Highway.

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