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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Before taking the stage to play the Taste of Country Music Festival on Friday night (June 14), the five men of Blackberry Smoke talked about the burgeoning country music scene in Atlanta and how they take care of their beards.
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LoCash Cowboys Excited to Show Fans a Different Side of Their Music
If you wait long enough, being pigeonholed isn't a bad thing. That's the message from LoCash Cowboys' Chris Lucas, who readily admits songs like 'Here Comes Summer,' 'C-O-U-N-T-R-Y' and 'Truck Yeah' (written for Tim McGraw) put them in a rowdy, bad boy box that country radio wasn't quite ready for. …