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.
Luke Bryan Announces Massive 2017 Tour by Playing Duck Hunt
Luke Bryan's Huntin’, Fishin’, & Lovin’ Every Day Tour will include six opening acts over a summer-long trek that reaches both coasts and focuses on outdoor amphitheaters. Bryan announced his 2017 tour plans on Tuesday (Jan. 23) with a fantastic throwback video, premier…
Kane Brown (Feat. Lauren Alaina), ‘What Ifs’ [Listen]
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Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?
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11 Unforgettable Dolly Parton Moments
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Blake Shelton to Perform at 2017 People’s Choice Awards
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Who Is Kris Jones? ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ Dad’s Videos Going Viral
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See Carrie Underwood’s Dress From the Golden Globe Awards
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‘Tennessee Whiskey’ Dad Releases Cover Song Video of ‘Simple Man’
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Who Is Hannah Lee Fowler? [Pictures]
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Carrie Underwood’s Appearance at Passion 2017 Criticized
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Carrie Underwood’s Dog Recovering After Paralysis
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