Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Justin Moore’s First Show After Son’s Birth Is an Emotional One [Pictures]
Justin Moore has played "Simple Man" before, but as he wrapped a lengthy set at Country Jam Colorado, he performed the Lynyrd Skynyrd cover with more empathy than ever before.
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Country stars and fans are loving the singer's hit from Ripcord.
A Death Threat Taught Jerrod Niemann How to Have Faith During Security Scares
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Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert Being Treated as Terrorist Attack
Twenty-two people were killed and at least 59 injured after an explosion at the end of Ariana Grande's show in Manchester, England, on Monday night (May 22).