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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The Sunday performance will come one day after they open for Kenny Chesney at American Family Field in Milwaukee.
Luke Combs Talks About ‘The Streak’
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Is Kristen Bell Joining the Cast of ‘Yellowstone’?
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The 50 Best Jason Aldean Songs, Ranked
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Luke Combs Shares New Album Title, Cover Art
Fans may know as many as eight of the 12 songs Combs plans to include on 'Growin' Up.'
Meet the Other Toby Keith, a Record-Setting Chihuahua
This dog is older than most of Toby Keith's greatest hits.
28 Chris Stapleton Songs You Never Knew About
Chris Stapleton has been one of country music's most called-upon songwriters for nearly 20 years.
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She begged to stay.