By James Nold Jr. from April 2014 Issue
Watch videos of performances and other moments from the festivals featured. It's a mixed bag—some are produced by festival promoters, others shot from the audience—but these videos give you a good sense of the experiences available at these events.
Read the Kentucky Living April 2014 feature that goes along with this Web exclusive, Play Me a Tune.
Big O Music Fest
Watch two moments from Jake Owen's 2011 performance in Owensboro—before and after the rain came.
Louisville's Forecastle produces slick and exciting recaps of each year's festival. This 2012 effort, mostly scored to an exciting performance by hometown heroes My Morning Jacket, takes in the festival's history as well as the diversity of acts, activism, arts, and audience that give Forecastle its flavor.
Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration
One of the favorite guests at the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration is Phillip Steinmetz, the great-nephew of Grandpa Jones.
Master Musicians Festival
Guy Clark was 2011's Master Musician. In this clip, he performs one of his best-known songs, L.A. Freeway.