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."

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The 2018 Lexington Music Awards returns to the Lyric Theater this Sunday (January 28).

Joe Conkwright talks with Lexi founder David McLean about this weekends event.

FIFTY GREAT ROCK & ROOTS COVERS FROM 2017

TOM JONES – “DONE SOMBODY WRONG” (ELMORE JAMES/ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND)

ROBERT PLANT & CHRISSIE HYNDE – “BLUEBIRDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN” (ERSEL HICKEY/THE BEACH BOYS)

TROMBONE SHORTY – HERE COME THE GIRLS” (ALLEN TOUSSAINT)

ALISON KRAUSS – “GENTLE ON MY MIND” (JOHN HARTFORD/GLEN CAMPBELL)

CHRIS PIERCE – “TROUBLE MAN” (MARVIN GAYE)

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."

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

Joe's Blues Archive

May 4, 2015

 

"DUST MY BLUES" - Joe's Blues - 11/22 and 11/25, 2013

Check out an exclusive WUKY interview with legendary harmonica wizard Howard Levy ahead of his Natasha's show in Lexington this Friday.

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