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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Joe Conkwright is joined by Mark Mozingo of The AthensWest Theatre Company and Jerre Dye, director of Equivocation, which runs through February 25, 2018 at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center.

Joe Conkwright is joined by Stephanie Harris and Mark Mozingo from The Lexington Art League to discuss this Friday's opening of The Nu

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.

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