Artist Spotlight

Country Gold Tour

 The Country Gold Tour will perform for FREE at the Kentucky State Fair on Tuesday, August 25 at 8 p.m. a part of the Turf Concert Series in Cardinal Stadium.

The Country Gold Tour will feature Leroy Van Dyke, Rudy Gatlin, Moe Bandy, Eddy Raven, Jimmy Fortune and Gene Watson!

 Leroy Van Dyke                                                                        LeroyVanDyke

American country music singer Leroy Van Dyke originally from Missouri, is best known for his songs “The Auctioneer” and “Walk On By.” Before becoming a country music singer, he graduated with a degree in agricultural journalism from the University of Missouri. He is a member of the National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame.

Moe Brandy

Popular 1970s country singer Moe Brandy is originally from Meridian, MS and has stayed true to his honky tonk roots throughout his career. He reached his peak in 1979 when he teamed up with Janie Frickle for “It’s a Cheatin’ Situation,” which became a No.1 hit and won song of the year from the ACM. In 1991 he opened the Moe Bandy Americana Theatre, becoming one of many country artists to establish themselves in Branson, MO.

 Eddy Raven

Also joining the tour is American country music artist Eddy Raven. He has been set apart by the Cajun sounds of his native Louisiana, where he began playing music when he was a child. His first big hit “I Should’ve Called” in 1981 reached No.13 on the Billboard chart. He had other chart topping songs, including the No. 1 hits “I Got Mexico,” “Shine, Shine, Shine,” “I’m Gonna Get You,” and “Joe Knows How to Live.”

Eddy Raven

Come listen to all the great artists as a part of the Country Gold Tour on Tuesday, August 25. For the full Turf Concert series lineup, visit


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