Arts & Music http://wuky.org en Simone Dinnerstein And Tift Merritt Exclusive Interview http://wuky.org/post/simone-dinnerstein-and-tift-merritt-exclusive-interview <p></p><p>This Saturday evening at The Norton Center for The Arts in Danville, Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt are performing their song cycle "Night." WUKY's Joe Conkwright catches up with these diverse musicians for a three way conversation.</p><p>Hear the interview on Curtains@8 or listen below.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:46:18 +0000 Josh James 44925 at http://wuky.org Simone Dinnerstein And Tift Merritt Exclusive Interview Curtains@8! Turning 20 http://wuky.org/post/curtains8-turning-20 <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - For two decades, Central Kentuckians have been informed, entertained, and moved by the talents of countless authors, performers, and promoters on <em>Curtains at 8 with Nick Lawrence.&nbsp; </em>Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the program's first broadcast.</p><p></p><p></p><p>“Twenty years, at about fifty shows a year, fifty weeks a year, three shows a week…some three thousand people have been through here best I can tell”, Lawrence told WUKY’s Alan Lytle.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:40:00 +0000 Alan Lytle 26058 at http://wuky.org Curtains@8! Turning 20 WATCH: Ben Sollee Performs "DIY" Live At WUKY http://wuky.org/post/watch-ben-sollee-performs-diy-live-wuky <P>Lexington's own Ben Sollee stopped by WUKY to favor us with a couple songs from his newest record, Half-Made Man. Watch a simmering liver version of "DIY."</P> <P><A href="http://youtu.be/YPVNd-Pu6Gc">http://youtu.be/YPVNd-Pu6Gc</A></P> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:56:43 +0000 Josh James 21680 at http://wuky.org WATCH: Ben Sollee Performs "DIY" Live At WUKY LISTEN: Leon Redbone Interview http://wuky.org/post/listen-leon-redbone-interview <p>Natasha's Bistro &amp; Bar welcomes Leon Redbone to the stage Saturday, September 29th. Get to know the man behind the music with an exclusive WUKY interview.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:27:22 +0000 Josh James 21353 at http://wuky.org LISTEN: Leon Redbone Interview LISTEN: Andrew Bird Interview http://wuky.org/post/listen-andrew-bird-interview <p>Andrew Bird brings his unique sound to UK's Singletary Center for the Arts Saturday, September 29th. Hear an exclusive WUKY interview with the man himself.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:24:38 +0000 Josh James 21352 at http://wuky.org LISTEN: Andrew Bird Interview Win Tickets And Backstage Passes To Andrew Bird http://wuky.org/post/win-tickets-and-backstage-passes-andrew-bird <P>Andrew Bird comes to UK's Singletary Center Saturday, September 29 and you could win two tickets and backstage passes! To enter, simply visit <A href="http://www.facebook.com/wuky.radio" target=_blank>WUKY's Facebook page </A>and tell us why <EM>you</EM> want to see Andrew Bird. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:00:34 +0000 Josh James 20885 at http://wuky.org Win Tickets And Backstage Passes To Andrew Bird WATCH: Ben Folds Five New Viral Video http://wuky.org/post/watch-ben-folds-five-new-viral-video <P>You've heard Ben Folds Five's latest single, "Do It Anyway," on WUKY's Rock &amp; Roots. Now the video, which features muppets from Fraggle Rock, is taking over the internet. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:44:28 +0000 Josh James 20822 at http://wuky.org WATCH: Ben Folds Five New Viral Video CD Central Top 10 New Albums http://wuky.org/post/cd-central-top-10-new-albums <p><a href="http://www.cdcentralmusic.com/" target="_blank">See </a>the top records on sale at CD Central this week.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:52:20 +0000 Josh James 20561 at http://wuky.org CD Central Top 10 New Albums WATCH: Ben Sollee's "Unfinished" http://wuky.org/post/watch-ben-sollees-unfinished <P>From NPR: Ben Sollee's forthcoming album <EM>Half Made Man</EM> positively soars, with cellos used to feed the drama and fuel Sollee's ruminations on the pursuit of meaning in modern life. Watch "Unfinished" below.</P> <P><IFRAME height=338 src="http://www.npr.org/templates/event/embeddedVideo.php?storyId=160938488" frameBorder=0 width=600 scrolling=no></IFRAME></P> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:33:35 +0000 Josh James 20555 at http://wuky.org WATCH: Ben Sollee's "Unfinished" LISTEN: An Interview With The Capitol Steps' Elaina Newport And Order Tickets http://wuky.org/post/listen-interview-capitol-steps-elaina-newport-and-order-tickets <p>Hear an exclusive interview with Elaina Newport, a founding member of The Capitol Steps, and watch a retrospective below.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/40844213?color=e0e0e0&amp;autoplay=1" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="300" width="400"></iframe></p><p>Like what you see and hear? WUKY presents the Capitol Steps live at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts October 21 at 7 PM.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 19:10:32 +0000 Josh James 17540 at http://wuky.org LISTEN: An Interview With The Capitol Steps' Elaina Newport And Order Tickets