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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Curtains @ 8
12:11 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Marcus Roberts Trio Back In Lexington

Jazz artist Marcus Roberts returns to Lexington with his his trio this Friday at the Lexington Opera House.

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Rock & Roots
1:09 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Listen To An Exclusive Interview With Run River North

The LA Based Rock & Roots group dropped by WUKY for a visit with Joe Conkwright to talk about their music, performing on Jimmy Kimmel's show for a national audience, and to play live music from their debut CD.

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Specials
3:56 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

WUKY Holiday Specials Spotlight The Year's Best Music

12/31:  

9am: Arcade Fire Live - Grammy-winning Canadian band Arcade Fire play their new album Reflektor in its entirety

10am: The Avett Brothers - One of the hottest bands on tour play their hits from the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

11:30am: Wilco - The Chicago Rockers play a searing live set from the 2011 Sasquatch Festival in Washington state

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Specials
12:16 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

WUKY Rocks Thanksgiving With Retrospective Series

During the holidays, WUKY has a present for Rock & Roots listeners. We'll be airing a series of special behind-the-music retrospectives on some WUKY favorites.

Check out the line up below.

Thanksgiving Day, November 28:

9am - Paul Simon

10am - Taj Mahal

11am - U2

Noon - The Band

1 pm - Buddy Guy

2pm - The Clash

Friday, November 29:

9am - Sting

10am - Santana

11am - Jack White

Noon - Bonnie Raitt

1pm - Rolling Stones

Rock & Roots
4:40 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

WUKY's Joe Conkwright Interviews Béla Fleck

WUKY listeners are already well acquainted with musician Béla Fleck, but we thought you might like to hear the latest from the talented instrumentalist and composer.

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Interviews
4:14 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

John O'Hurley Talks J. Peterman, Musicals, And Lexington

Actor John O'Hurley, famous for his role as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, is taking to the stage in Lexington Nov. 8 - 10.

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Interviews
4:16 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Exclusive WUKY Interview With Anne Rice Is Scary Good

    

Famed author Anne Rice and her son Christopher Rice visited WUKY during their only joint book signing stop in Kentucky.

Hear Joe Conkwright's exclusive interviews with Anne and Christopher.

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Playlists
11:21 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Joe's Blues Archive

 

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

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Rock & Roots
1:01 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Your Top 400 Artists of All Time: from WUKY

Did your picks make the Top 400? Check back here to find out!

400. Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

399.  The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over

398. Ludwig van Beethoven - Fifth Symphony

397. Bjork - Human Behavior

396. INXS - I Need You Tonight

395. Sarah Vaughan - Dreamsville

394. Mike Doughty - Lord, Lord Help Me Just To Rock Rock On

393. Isaac Hayes - Theme from Shaft

392. Flat & Scruggs - Earl's Breakdown

391. Gorillas - Feel Good Inc.

390. Free - All Right Now

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Joe's Blues

Each week on Joe's Blues, "The Radio Juke Joint," host Joe Conkwright presents a different theme, showcasing various styles, ideas, and musicians across the broad spectrum of blues, jazz, rock, soul, funk and folk music, featuring some lively conversation and studio performance from artists like Koko Taylor, Derek Trucks, The Neville Brothers, and the North Mississippi All Stars.

Check out past playlists on the Joe's Blues Archive.

“JOHN LEE HOOKER: THE BIRTH OF THE BOOGIE” – JOE’S BLUES- 082214

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