Rock & Roots

Weekdays 9 AM - 4 PM

Listen to Rock & Roots Monday through Friday (Oct 31 - Nov 4) at 10:50, 12:50 and 2:50 for songs from the new Van Morrison CD: 'Keep Me Singing.'

Tiny Desk Drive-By Truckers

Oct 28, 2016

Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo releases Burn Something Beautiful October 28th, 2016 on Fantasy Records The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair. Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) to co-write the album’s songs, Escovedo also enlisted the pair to act as the project’s producers. Escovedo and company take some mighty big swings here. At...

The Nobel committee made a bit of a surprising announcement Thursday morning: Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature for, according to the Swedish Academy, "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." Dylan has written more than 900 pages of lyrics, but the Nobel Prize is primarily awarded to essayists, novelists and playwrights. Princeton University professor and historian Sean Wilentz says that Dylan fits right in with that crowd. Wilentz,...

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Sep 30, 2016

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Dear Listeners...

Aug 26, 2016

Dear Listeners, Once again WUKY's Phoenix Fridays has been a success... and that's because you made your way to the heart of Lexington... Phoenix Park. Thanks to you for showing up, spreading the word... and mostly for your loyal support. 2017 is already looking like it'll be another series of exciting local and nationally touring bands. Thanks for being there, Mike Graves Thanks to all of our sponsors... Falls City - Kentucky Common SweetWater 420 Bad Tom Smith Fink Red Rye Bud Light Shock...

MOONTOWER IS BACK ON AT MASTERSON

Aug 26, 2016

The 3 rd Annual MoonTower Music Festival Brings New Headliners to Lexington [LEXINGTON, KY] April 8, 2016 – MoonTower Music Festival is returning to Lexington on August 27 th for its third consecutive year of music, food, and festival fare. The LexEffect presented festival nearly quadrupled their attendance from its first year with a 2015 crowd topping in at around 4,000 guests. MoonTower has a mission as a music festival to combine great music from across the nation and intermix true-to...

As Joseph , sisters Allison, Meegan and Natalie Closner sing in tight harmony, fitting stylistically alongside fellow sister acts like First Aid Kit , Haim , The Staves and Lily & Madeleine . But along the way, they carve out a spot of their own, as they fill their second album with an appealing mix of swoony delicacy and punchy anthems. On I'm Alone, No You're Not , sweetness and power aren't mutually exclusive. Punctuated by peppy, remix-friendly songs of devotion ("Blood & Tears")...

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