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Pike County Pike KY

Architecture

Art and Craft Supplies

Artists

Arts Instruction

Arts Organizations

Display and Selling Venues

General Resources

Historical Music Recordings

Oral Histories

Performing Arts

Public Art

Slide Show

Special Events

Special Projects

 

Pike County StatisticsKentucky PostSecondary Education Profile (CPE) .PDF file
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Architecture back to top

Big Sandy Heritage Center Everett Johnson, Curator
773 Hambley Blvd
P.O. Box 1041
Pikeville, KY 41502
606-218-6050
Architecture: Log Home
Chesapeake and Ohio Passenger Depot
Photos
Hellier Ave.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Classical Revival
College Street Historic District
Photos
Roughly College St. from Elm St. to Huffman Ave.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Classical Revival
Commercial Historic District Photos
Main St. and Division Ave.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Vernacular
Fordson Coal Company Buildings Photos
1355, 1377, and 1393 Pond Creek Road
Stone, KY 41567 
Architecture: NA
Greer, R. T., and Company Photos
Auxier St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Vernacular
Hatfield-McCoy Feud Historic District Photos
Multiple locations in Pike county
Pikeville and vicinty, KY
Architecture: NA
Huffman Avenue Historic District
Photos
Huffman Ave. and Main St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Gothic Revival
Odd Fellows Building Photos
333 2nd St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Vernacular
Pauley Bridge
Photos
Across the Levisa Fork, Big Sandy R. from Pauley to US 23/460
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Suspension Bridge
Pikeville College Academy Building
Photos
College St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: NA
Scott Avenue Historic District Photos
Scott Ave., 6th and 7th Sts.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: American Four Square, Vernacular, Bungalo, Classical Revival
Stone Historic District Photos
Stone Heritage, Inc.
Portions of Pond Creek and Hensley Hollow Rds., Baptist, Irick, Eastern and May Sts., and Trout Town Ln.
Stone, KY
Architecture: Bungalo/Craftsman
Third Street Historic District Photos
3rd St. and Scott Ave.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: American Four Square, Classical Revival
York House Photos
Main St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Italianate

York MansionPhotos
209 Elm St.
Pikeville, KY
Architecture: Classical Revival

Artists back to top

A Moment in Time Portrait Studio
Anita Bentley, Photographer
606-456-0611
37901 State Hwy 194 E
P.O. Box 242
Phelps, KY 41553
Email: penny41365@yahoo.com

Damron Photography237 Second Street
Pikeville, KY 41502
606-437-9636

Dimensional Development
Web design

Dusty Layne Photography
Sports photography in and around Pike County, Pikeville, Kentucky

Epling Photo Pikeville, KY
Photographer: Larry Epling
606-422-9263

Knightly Innovations
Corporate website design, and graphic design
P.O. Box 2482
Pikeville, KY 41052
606-478-4448
email: info@knightlyinnovations.com

Local Web Management
P.O. Box 459
Pikeville, KY 41052
606-433-9022 or 1-888-LWM-TODAY
or 1-888-596-8632
or contact:  Joe Wells at 606-424-9064
Web and graphic design

Skyy Studio Advertising, LLC Owned and operated by Rachel Campbell
and Julie Goff
136 Pike St
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 437-0777
email: skyystudio@bellsouth.net
graphic design venue for advertising

Southern Steel Tattoos
606-432-8282 (TAT2)
30 Village Street
Pikeville, KY 41051

Art and Craft Supplies back to top

Branham Productions L.L.C.
P.O Box 1495
Pikeville, KY 41502
Phone: (606) 434-4111
Email

25 East Helena Avenue
Meta, KY 41501
Phone: (606) 631-9574

Sound House Music
4163 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY  41501
Phone: (877) 437-4155
Email

Arts Instruction back to top

Pike County District Website

Belfry High School
Deborah C. Evans, music, band, and vocal ensemble director

Blackberry Elementary

Emily Addis, band, chorus, music appreciation, and music theory teacher

Leah K. Good, music and band instructor 

Melanie Martin, music teacher
Offers private piano lessons

Matt Moon, 6th grade beginning band

Jeri Johnson, band teacher

Melia Blackburn, music teacher

Barbara Leach, band, chorus, music, music history and appreciation, and visual and performing arts teacher

Pike County Central HighMatt Moon, band, music, and music appreciation teacher
Offers private trombone lessons
Betsy Thompson, chorus teacher

Robinson Creek ElementaryMelanie Martin, music and choir teacher
Art taught to students K-5
Arts Night for Parents, Grandparents, and Community that displays student work from all levels

Runyon Elementary Mike Oliver, arts and humanities teacher
Art taught to students P-5
Shelby Valley High SchoolMark Hopkins, band teacher

Virgie Middle School
Mark Hopkins, band director

Pikeville Independent Schools

Pikeville Elementary
Barbara Kelley, band, chorus, and music teacher  

Pikeville High
Dan Houston
, band, chorus, and music teacher

147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41051
606-218-5250
Fax: 606-218-5269
Division of Humanities offers Art major bachelor’s degree

National College

Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Music and Drama Club

Arts Organizations back to top

Artisan AllianceSamantha Rogers, Director
Frank Dawahare, President
Dawahare Building, Pikeville

Big Sandy Heritage Center Exhibits of Eastern Kentucky heritage and culture
Everett Johnson, Curator
773 Hambley Blvd
P.O. Box 1041, Pikeville, KY 41502
606-218-6050

Pike County Artisan Center
7 artist studios
“First Friday” art celebrations every month

UK Cooperative Extension Service Pike Arts Fine Arts Program
Also Pike County Extension Office quilt-pattern squares

East Kentucky Expo Center 126 Main Street
Pikeville, KY 41501 USA
Phone: 606-444-5500
Fax: 606-444-5555

Elkhorn City Railroad Museum 606-754-8300         
100 Pine St. P.O. Box 1497
Elkhorn City, KY 41522
ElkhornCityRailroadMuseum@yahoo.com

Stone Heritage, Inc. 1355 Pond Creek Road
Stone, KY 41567
Cultural preservation

Display and Selling Venues back to top

Apple Blossom Festival
May 13-14

Apple Blossom Gifts
152 W. Russell St.

4th of July Celebration
July 4

Breaks Interstate Park S.E. of Elkhorn City on KY 80 at Kentucky-Virginia Border
Gift shop with local crafts
Break’s Visitor Center houses mountain photographs, wildlife specimens, information, and coal exhibit           
“Mountain Top Lights” display nightly from November 15-January 1
Park Special Event:
Arts and Crafts Festival

General Resources back to top

Big Sandy Heritage Center
773 Hambley Blvd
P.O. Box 1041
Pikeville, KY 41502
Phone: (606) 218-6050

City of Pikeville

Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council
P.O. Box 1332
Elkhorn City, KY 41522
Meets the third Thursday of each month at 7pm at the Elkhorn City Library

Pike County Tourism
118 College Street
Pikeville, KY
Phone: (606) 444-5500
Email

Historical Music Recordings back to top

Boatin’ Up Sandy,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives   

Chapman’s Polka,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Dublin,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Give Me Back My Hoedy Cake  You Long Tailed Nanny,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

I’ll Learn You How to Rock Andy,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Jack of Diamonds,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Johnny Don’t Get Drunk,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Sally Ann,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Snowflake Breakdown,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Tom and Jerry,” fiddle tune played by Snake Chapman with guitar accompaniment by Paul Smith, recorded by Bruce Greene on 06-08-89, Bruce Greene Collection SAA 90, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Oral Histories back to top

Video
Audio and Images
Transcript
Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
KENTUCKY COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE
Compiled by: Gregory Jenkins, Joseph C. Hickerson, and Ann C. Taft
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: December 2010

AFS 10,095: Virgil Sturgill RecordingsOne 10-inch tape of songs sung with dulcimer accompaniment by Virgil L. Sturgill, originally of Sutton's Branch, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Herman Norwood, June 1951. (1 hour; LWO 1821)
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/guides/Kentucky.html

AFC 1958/003: Virgil Sturgill RecordingsOne 10-inch tape of songs and personal reminiscences from Kentucky and North Carolina sung and told by Virgil L. Sturgill, originally of Sutton's Branch, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Robert B. Carneal, July 1957. (includes AFS 11,328) (2 hours; LWO 2586; additional tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 380A) [catalog record]
Summary: Songs, some accompanied by dulcimer, and personal reminiscences from Kentucky and North Carolina sung and told by Virgil L. Sturgill, originally of Sutton's Branch, Kentucky.
http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700404

AFC 1958/013: Virgil Sturgill Recording of Julia B. Kiser
One 7-inch tape of "The Murder of Lottie Yates," sung by Julia B. Kiser of Gregoryville, Kentucky. Recorded in Olive Hill, Kentucky, by Virgil L. Sturgill, 1957. Also includes songs and narration by Virgil L. Sturgill, originally of Sutton's Branch, Kentucky. (includes AFS 11,398) (10 minutes; LWO 2585; additional tape copy on LWO 8171 reel 39)
[catalog record]

Summary: Recording of a murder ballad, "The Ballad of Lottie Yates," sung by Julia B. Kiser of Carter County, Kentucky; plus other songs and narratives by Virgil Sturgill. The collection includes the text of the ballad and an article, "The Murder of Lottie Yates," by Virgil L. Sturgill, Kentucky Folklore Record, 5, no. 1, pp. 61-64, plus a copy of a letter from Sturgill, 1957.
http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700407

Performing Arts back to top

Anderson Road
Pikeville, K
Reverbnation

Pikeville, KY
Bio

Stephen Cochran
Pikeville, KY
Myspace
Facebook
CMT
Wikipedia

J.T. Cure, upright bass
Elkhorn City, KY
Myspace

Downtrend
Pikeville, KY
Josh Crum, guitar (2004 –present)
Jay Justice, drums (2004-present)
Jeremy Justice, bass (2006-present)
Mike Jackson, vocals (2008-present)
Myspace
Facebook
Pike County Talent

Eager Steven Pikeville, KY
Tabor Mullins
David P’pool
Michael Stevens
Clarke Sexton
Facebook

The East Ridge Boys
Pikeville, KY
Richie Rose
Fonso Fields
David Taylor
Facebook

Pikeville, KY
Facebook

Pikeville, KY
Myspace
Facebook
Reverbnation
Tubefi Records
Pike County Talent

Patty Loveless
Elkhorn City, KY
Website
Myspace
Facebook
Wikipedia

Ada McCown, guitar Hardy, KY
Article
Florida Old Time Music Championship

Jimmy McCown, fiddle and banjoFrom Pond Creek, KY
Presently Hardy, KY
Front Porch
Article
Florida Old Time Music Championship

Tim Michaels
Pikeville, KY
Reverbnation
Pike County Talent

Matt Moon, trombone
Pikeville, KY
Tommy Money Jazz Orchestra
Sacred Winds Ensemble

Nicole PenningtonPikeville, KY
Facebook
Pike County Talent

Paul D. Smith (1933-2011), fiddleFrom Big Creek, KY
Resided in Hardy, KY
Front Porch

Republik Steele
Elkhorn City, KY
Kenny O'Quinn, mandolin and harmony vocals
Danny Ray Stiltner, bass
David Adkins, lead vocals and guitar
Matthew Cruby, Banjo and harmony vocals (Fort Blackmore, Virginia)
Wesley Wolfe, lead guitar (Mount Carmel, Tenn.)
Reverbnation
Myspace

Marlow Tackett
Pikeville, KY

Neal Spears and Unit 31
Pikeville, KY
Neal Spears, vocal and guitar
Joey Huffman, keyboard and background vocals
Becky Sykes, background vocals
David Prince, lead guitar
Jeff Ware, lead guitar
Keith Tackett, drums
Myspace
Facebook
Pike County Talent

Brittany Taylor
Pikeville, KY
Myspace

Dwight David Yoakam
Pikeville, KY
Wikipedia

Public Art back to top

Slide Show back to top Special Events back to top

Apple Blossom Festival
Elkhorn, KY
Phone: (606) 754-5080

Artist Collaborative Theatre
207 N Patty Loveless Drive
Elkhorn, City, KY 41577
Phone: (606) 754-4228

Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center
126 Main Street
Pikeville, KY
Phone: (606) 444-5500
Email

Festival of Authors and Folk Artists
Pikeville, KY
Phone: (606) 598-3852

Fourth on the Forks
Elkhorn City, KY
Phone: (606) 754-4003

Hillbilly Christmas in July  
P.O. Box 4333
Pikeville, KY
Phone: (606) 433-5807

Hillbilly Days
P.O. Box 1497
Pikeville, KY
Since 1977, Pike County has been celebrating Hillbilly Days.  This nationally known annual event is a fundraiser to benefit the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.  Held in Downtown Pikeville, April 20-22.
Phone: (606) 432-5504

Jenny Wiley Theatre
Phone: (606) 886-9274

Jubilee in the Breaks
Elkhorn City, KY
Gary Chaney
1330 Rocky Road
Pikeville, KY 41501
Email

July Jam
Pikeville, KY
Phone: (606) 424-1669

Pikeville, KY
A Downtown community entertainment project created by Pikeville Main Street to showcase volunteer players and performers that love to entertain.
June-September every 1st and 3rd Friday night
Main Street Expo Plaza
Minta Chaney, Main Street Director
Phone: (606) 444-5284
Email

Pike County Artisan Center
PO Box 63
Pikeville, KY 41502
Phone: (606) 433-0193
Email
Music Education Program

First Fridays

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Last Updated on January 11, 2013