Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
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Tim McGraw Digs Deep Into Catalog to Headline Taste of Country Music Festival
Tim McGraw played a few of the songs one expects to hear from him during his headlining set at the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival. Then, he reached back for forgotten hits, or at least the hits radio stations nationwide have forgotten. His fans certainly did not on this night, Day 2 of the third-annual event.
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Kenny Chesney to Headline 2016 Taste of Country Music Festival!
Kenny Chesney practically defines the word “headliner.”
Hot Pepper Karaoke? These Tim McGraw Fans Were Game at 2015 ToC Festival!
Everyone was feeling pretty good during the first day of the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival. Well, everyone except for the crazy campers brave enough to play a round of Hot Pepper Karaoke. It's exactly what it sounds like.