Tony Pence

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Music Calender 2014


June 21 @ Champions in Richmond, KY

July @ Shriners Bluegrass Festival in Olive Hill, KY

September @ Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival in Morehead, KY





















October 13 ——- Tony will take Original Music to the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Medical Center Auditorium  to record a segment for Tim Farmer’s Homemade Jam, a new Television Show on KET that                                                             features the talents of Kentuckians.  Arlo Pennington and his Band as well as Lauren Mink will also Tape segments.                                      

October 10  — —- Tony and the Honky Tonk Version of BIG UGLY will perform at “A Night in Horse Country” at The Signature Club at  The Landsdowne in Lexington, KY.

September 21 —- The Big Ugly Bluegrass Band onstage at Poppy Mountain for 2 Shows, 12:00 Noon and 5:30 PM.  


February 23 I’ll be participating in a Benefit for my long time friend Jeryl Jones, at the Sheltowee Clubhouse at what used to be the Golf Course on Clear Fork Road.  Festivities begin around 6 PM…See the Facebook Event for more details.


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Tony is now hosting The Country Jukebox every Tuesday evening from 7 to 10 PM on Morehead State Public Radio, 90.3 FM.  and still hosting The Country Jukebox on 90.3 FM every 2nd Friday at 7 PM.    The Country Jukebox features Americana, Classic Country and Current Country music.

Every Saturday from 11 AM to 2 PM Tony hosts Bluegrass Railroad on 90.3 FM with Bob Christian.  Bluegrass Railroad fills the void left with the passing of Sandy Knipp who along with Christian produced one of the longest running radio broadcasts in the region, Bluegrass Diversion.  Pence and Christian’s Bluegrass Railroad will continue the tradition of playing called in requests as well as play current bluegrass music on the cutting edge of the genre.

Morehead State Public Radio can be streamed live @



May 11

The Country Jukebox on Morehead State Public Radio 90.3FM  — Stream the Show from the website


OCTOBER 2011_________________________________________________________

5TH…  Reception in the Clapool-Young Art Building on Campus @ Morehead State..5 to 7

14th… The Country Jukebox on Morehead State Public Radio…7PM…..90.3 FM


September 2011      _________________________________________________________________________

9th ….The Country Jukebox- 90.3FM – Morehead State Public Radio

You can stream this show live at:


10th… @ Vaquero – Brannon Crossing Center in Nicholasville, KY- 6:30- 9:30

13th……..  @Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival

                                Tuesday Evening Performance with the Big Ugly Bluegrass Band @ 10PM

Details at:


17th……..Arts and Eats      Saturday  11am – 5pm   Morehead, Kentucky

This is an event sponsored by Morehead Tourism celebrating local artists and eateries, whom will be presenting their cuisine.   Arts and Eats will close the street  beside the Rowan County Arts Center.

Big Ugly doing about a one hour concert at 3 PM.

30th…..@ Grayson Art Gallery 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM




Acoustic Show at the CCC Trail Winery Amphitheatre- July 23rd- 7:30 PM   $8

Bring a Picnic Basket and enjoy Live Acoustic Music in this Child Friendly Venue on the CCC Trail just South of Morehead, Kentucky.  Seating on the Deck or the Lawn.  This Show will feature many  Original Tunes and some Cover Music in Tony’s laid back style.  Longtime band mate Stan Dixon will be making a return to performance after a 3 1/2 year layoff as he joins Tony and guitar man Conner Copher for this 7:30 PM show on the Amphitheatre Stage.

So Come out, bring the Family and Enjoy an Evening in the Foothills of Appalachia at the CCC Trail Winery.  For more information on the Winery visit:



Fuze The Muse- Tony Pence Solo Performance

Saturday, June 25 · 7:00pm – 8pm Rowan County Arts Center in Morehead, Ky

Tony Pence performing the Fuze the Muse Project Song “Down$tream” as part of a one hour Acoustic Solo Performance of songs written by Pence, and songs co-written with Clint Land and Fred Brown.

Here is the event on Facebook:
Fuze The Muse- Tony Pence Solo Performance



Recently Tony Pence and the Sneakin Deakins played at the Clack Mountain Festival in Morehead, Kentucky (See the videos)