DeBraun Thomas

Music Host

DeBraun Thomas fell in love with radio at a young age but only had interest in working in radio after learning Funk musician Sly Stone got his start in radio. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas moved to Lexington in 2009 to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in radio. Thomas joined WRFL in 2009 and through the UK school of Journalism, Thomas had 2 features air on WUKY. In October of 2012, Thomas began interning at WUKY and produced the Unghosting of Medgar Evers. In August of 2013 Thomas became a staff member at WUKY and since that time, Thomas regularly produces the weekly segment Local Music Mondays which highlights local musicians in Lexington. Thomas hosts the Crunkadelic Funk Show which airs Saturday nights at 10pm and also produced a documentary on the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, Thomas also explores his other passion as a musician in Lexington. 

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This week on Local Music Monday, WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features one of the most soulful voices in Lexington.

This week, DeBraun Thomas talks with an artist who’s nostalgic for a long-retired audio format – but it’s not the one you’re probably imagining.

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This week WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features a guitarist continuing a rich Kentucky tradition.

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This week on Local Music Monday, WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas introduces us to one of the main figures in the electronic music scene.

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This Week for Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas features a veteran musician whose life changes have brought about a change in direction.

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For this week’s Local Music Monday, WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features a Lexington native with deep creative roots.

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In this week's Local Music Monday we meet a classically trained musician who his carving his own path.

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This week on Local Music Monday, WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features a guitarist with a deep passion for his music.

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This week DeBraun Thomas spotlights a musician with small town roots making a big splash in Lexington.

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This week DeBraun Thomas features a veteran musician who freely shares his gift with others.

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