Hank Williams Jr.@ the Appalachian Wireless Arena

Hank William Jr. will be headlining the Hillbilly Days 2020 Concert, Saturday April 18. Ticket prices will be $89.50, $69.50 and $39.50. Tickets on sale this Friday at 10:00 a.m. Visit the Community Trust Bank Box Office or Ticketmaster.com.

Press Release

Hank Williams Jr. has announced that he will be playing the official Hillbilly Days Concert at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday, April 18th. Tickets will go on-sale at 10am Friday, December 20th at the Community Trust Bank Box Office and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Hank Williams Jr.’s extremely impressive resume has spawned 70 million albums sold worldwide, six PLATINUM albums, 20 GOLD albums, 13 No. 1 albums and 10 No. 1 singles. Marking 52 years since his first album in 1964, Hank Jr. released IT’S ABOUT TIME (Nash Icon Records) on January 15. In addition to the history-making “Are You Ready for the Country,” the project includes new tunes such as “Dress Like an Icon,” “Just Call Me Hank,” “It’s About Time,” and “The Party’s On” as well as re-recorded versions of classics “Mental Revenge” and “Born to Boogie” with Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Brad Paisley on guitar. IT’S ABOUT TIME is Hank’s 37th album in his five-decade career. He continues to add accolades to an extremely impressive resume, which includes ACM Entertainer of the Year, CMA Entertainer of the Year and BMI Icon in addition to winning a GRAMMY and being inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. As a touring artist, Hank was a pioneer in bringing arena rock production values to country music, and he remains one of the most consistent ticket sellers in music, period, as generation after generation gets turned on to one of the most dynamic live performers ever to take the stage.

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Pikeville Hillbilly Days 2020

Y’all be sure to come on down to Pikeville, Kentucky and enjoy one of the state’s largest festivals, Hillbilly Days! Since 1977, Pike County has been celebrating Hillbilly Days. This nationally known annual event serves as a fundraiser to benefit the Shriners’ Children’s Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

Held in downtown Pikeville Kentucky, April 16, 17 and 18, 2020, this is one festival you’ve got to see to believe! Superior artists and craftspeople showcase their talents and sell their handiwork amidst mountain music, clogging, and square dancing. Men, women and youngsters pick and grin while trying to outdo each other with their wild hillbilly outfits. COME JOIN US!

For more information visit HillbillyDays.com or click here.


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Hillbilly Days 5k & 10k 2019

The Hillbilly Days Run for the Kids 2019 10k Run/5k Run/2 Mile Walk will be held Saturday April 13, 2019, in Pikeville, Kentucky.

Join the Big Sandy Road Runners as we host our annual Hillbilly Days run for the Kids in Pikeville, KY in support of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital!

The race starts and finishes at the Garfield House in Pikeville. Race begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday April 13th, 2019. Choose your distance of 10k run, 5k run or a 2 mile walk! Finisher medals will be awarded to each participant in the 5k/10k/2 mile walk and the kids free fun run!

Register by 3/30/19 and you’ll also receive a free custom race t-shirt. Anyone not registered by the deadline will not receive a shirt.

Race day registration will be available from 6:45-7:45 am race morning.

We will be hosting a free KIDS FUN RUN! Every participant in the kids run will receive a finishers medal. This race will begin after the 5k/10k around 9:30 am

Overall male and overall female winner of the 5k and 10k will receive a trophy!

Age awards will also be given to 1st and 2nd place winners of each age division in both male and female divisions of the 5k and 10k races. Age divisions are as follows:

(12 and under-kids fun run)


U.S. 23 Hillbilly Vendor Affair 2019

U.S. 23 Peddlers Exchange is hosting the U.S. 23 Hillbilly Vendor Affair, April 11-13, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Featuring a wealth of crafts and vendors, this is yet another event for festival goers to enjoy during this year’s Hillbilly Days festival.

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U.S. 23 Hillbilly Vendor Affair featured vendors:

Splinter Fingers Woodworking
The Creativity Corner
Color Street
Coal Country Candles
Vintage Chic Vintage Jewelry
Shae Bug’s Designs & Creations
The Write Stuff
Just Crafting Around
Moon Light Farms
Marie’s Paparazzi

Hillbilly Days Ghost Walk

Experience rich history and weird happenings with the Hillbilly Days Ghost Walk. Learn how the town of Pikeville Kentucky and some of its residents were instrumental in ending the Hatfield and McCoy Feud. Also, hear the spooky urban legend of Octavia Hatcher, known nationwide as the woman who was buried alive! The Hillbilly Days Ghost Walk starts and ends at the East Kentucky Expo Center, with a 30 minute investigation of the Expo Center to conclude the tour.

The Hillbilly Days Ghost Walk is scheduled for Thursday & Friday, April 11-12, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. meeting at the East Kentucky Expo Plaza.

This event is sponsored by: Bob’s Sport Shop, Kimper Pharmacy and Elkhorn Drug.