Mike Graves

Music Director / Rock & Roots Host

Mike Graves took over as WUKY's music director in 2011. You can also hear him weekdays from 9 -  noon on Rock & Roots.

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Harry Connick, Jr. On Tough Love And Letting Go Of The Wheel

In 1989, the New York Times wrote this about a 21-year-old up-and-comer from New Orleans: "Harry Connick, Jr. may have what it takes to inject the world of traditional jazz with a shot of Hollywood glamour."

Review: Jeff Lynne's ELO, 'Alone In The Universe'

G. Love & Special Sauce: Still Cooking

OCTOBER 25, 2015

In the beginning, there was the blues. A while later, there was hip-hop. And then, in the early 1990s, the musical melting pot of G. Love and Special Sauce served up something called hip-hop blues.

Rock & Roots Artist: Keith Richards - 'Crosseyed Heart'

Oct 26, 2015

AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine…

Patty Griffin, Self-Made 'Servant Of Love,' On The Strange Gift Of Age

Ten albums in, Patty Griffin isn't slowing down. Her new album tackles love and humanity with a sound straight out of the juke joint and a passion that surges from each song. It also marks a milestone in the artist's personal life: She began writing it just as she was staring down her 50th birthday.

Gary Clark Jr.: 'Music Is Medicine To Me'

Gary Clark Jr., the blues-guitar wunderkind from Austin, Texas, who grew up into a solo star, titled his latest LP The Story of Sonny Boy Slim in a nod to his own nickname and whirlwind ascent. But there's a song on the album whose name might better represent its overall tone: "The Healing."

Review: Anderson East, 'Delilah'

Review: Dwight Yoakam, 'Second Hand Heart'

APRIL 05, 201511:03 PM ET

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Review: Death Cab For Cutie, 'Kintsugi'

March 22, 201511:06 PM ET

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Today we're thrilled to announce that the winner of the Tiny Desk Concert Contest is Fantastic Negrito.

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