Rock & Roots

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To submit your music to WUKY for airplay, please send your CD to:

WUKY c/o Mike Graves

340 McVey Hall

University of Kentucky

Lexington KY 40506-0045

You can also send MP3 copies to mgrav1@email.uky.edu

Submission of music does not guarantee airplay and CDs will not be returned.

Listen to Rock & Roots on WUKY to win tickets... and for songs from the new "Soul of Cash' EP...

Detail HERE...

"The Soul of Cash" Brian Owens and the Northside Sheiks with the Shangrila Horns celebrating the music of Johnny Cash in the most soulful way...

Brian Owens
The Northside Sheiks:
Willie Eames
Ray Smith
Lee Carroll
Smith Donaldson
Robby Cosenza
And the Shangrila Horns:
 

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More than 15 years ago, Roebuck "Pops" Staples started recording his final album with his daughters, Mavis, Cleotha and Yvonne of the gospel-R&B family act The Staple Singers. Pops was ailing, but his voice was strong.

Rock & Roots presents "The Thursday Album Showcase"... at 1PM every Thursday on 91.3 WUKY and wuky.org, we'll play an entire album all the way through... beginning to end. Up next Thursday, February 19... Los Lobos 'Kiko'.

Listen to the WUKY Morning Edition Story HERE...

When singer-songwriter Josh Tillman started on his latest album, he set out to write honestly about love and intimacy.

"The things that emerge in true intimacy can be fairly brutal," he says, adding a joke: "That's why it's a metal album."

Listen NOW to the Morning Edition story...

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

Rock & Roots presents "The Thursday Album Showcase"... at 1PM every Thursday on 91.3 WUKY and wuky.org, we'll play an entire album all the way through... beginning to end. Up next Thursday, February 12... Little Feat 'Dixie Chicken'.

I've basically stopped going to concerts. For me, this is kind of like I've stopped eating or sleeping. If you're looking for me these days, you can find me at my computer, watching musicians play their heart out for a chance to perform at NPR's Tiny Desk. After six busy weeks, the Tiny Desk Concert Contest eligibility period is now closed, and we've moved on to the next stage: judging.

FIRST WAVE OF 2015 FORECASTLE FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED
 
MY MORNING JACKET RETURNS WITH SAM SMITH,
WIDESPREAD PANIC, MODEST MOUSE
 
Cage the Elephant, Houndmouth, TWEEDY, Tallest Man On Earth,
Portugal. The Man, RL Grime, First Aid Kit, Desaparecidos 
+ Dozens More Round Out Initial Lineup
 

LISTEN TO THE MORNING EDITION STORY HERE...

Punch Brothers sing of distraction and isolation in the digital age on their new album The Phosphorescent Blues. While the group may look like a typical bluegrass band, the sound is all their own.

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VIDEO: Houndmouth - 'Sedona'

Jan 26, 2015

HOUNDMOUTH: "LITTLE NEON LIMELIGHT"

 Houndmouth is happy to announce their new album, Little Neon Limelight!

The record comes out March 17th, 2015 via Rough Trade Records. They recorded with their friend, Dave Cobb, down in Nashville.

HERE'S THE VIDEO TO THE NEW SINGLE... "SEDONA"...

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