Joe Conkwright

Rock & Roots / Joe's Blues Host

Joe Conkwright is a Leo...and hosts Rock & Roots on WUKY from noon to 3 PM weekdays. He also produces stories for Curtains@8!, and he's the man behind WUKY's own "Joe's Blues."

Ways to Connect

Find out about Lexington's new local music festival, which happens Saturday, May 27th, 2017.

The newly appointed 2017-2017 Kentucky Laureate Frederick Smock joins Joe Conkwright for a reading of his work, and conversation about his love of nature, poetry, teaching and the mystical process of going to "where poetry comes from."

Lucy Jones from the Lexington Film League and Harry Dean Stanton Fest discusses Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, and a special event at the Kentucky Theatre happening Tuesday, May 23rd.

University of Kentucky Art Museum director Stuart Horodner chats with Joe Conkwright about the PRHBTN Gala this coming Saturday.

Joe Conkwright chats with UK Symphony Orchestra director John Nardolillo about Friday's Spring Concert.

The Kentucky Arts Council's Folk and Traditional Arts Director, Mark Brown and Brent Bjorkman, Director of Kentucky Folklife Program and Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University join Joe Conkwright to discuss Kentucky Crafted the Market and the Homer Ledford Award, which will be be presented to Doug Naselroad.  Doug also joins the conversation to talk about his instruments and his friendship with the late Kentucky luthier, Homer Ledford.

Marianne Phelps, director of UK Theatre's Spring Musical, Once On This Island, Joins Joe Conkwright for a conversation abut the new production running April 20-23 at UK's Guignol Theatre.

Joe Conkwright dives into 2017's Kentucky Crafted: The Market with Kentucky Arts Council communications director Tom Musgrave, along with artists Diana Smith Thomas and Melissa Oesch.

Joe Conkwright catches up with Eric Scott Sutherland, arborist and founder of Lexington's popular Hollar Poet Series.