Rock & Roots

Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM

The Music

WUKY's Rock & Roots takes you on a musical journey of discovery through the latest and the roots  in Americana, folk, blues, indie rock, and much more. Rock & Roots also features live music and interviews with some of your favorite artists, from John Hiatt to Ben Sollee to Ani DiFranco.

Playlists

Wondering what song you heard? Call us at (859) 257-9600 or search our playlists below.

Audio / Video

Check out our archive of past performances.

Submissions

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

WUKYc/o Mike Graves or Rusty Sharp
340 McVey Hall
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0045

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

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

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Rock & Roots
11:37 am
Mon July 15, 2013

“On the Road” with Rock & Roots – Forecastle 2013 - WRAP UP.

Thanks to Amelia and Russ, we all got a closer look at Forecatle 2013. Here are the LINKS to the Rock & Roots pages they shared with us from BEGINNING to END...

Forecastle 2013 – A preview by Amelia Stevens

Today’s the day! Forecastle 2013 officially starts...

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Rock & Roots
11:25 am
Mon July 15, 2013

“On the Road” with Rock & Roots – Forecastle 2013

Saturday look back –

Saturday was a really fun day at the fest. There were such great headliners and incredible artists playing all over the festival.

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Rock & Roots
5:44 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

“On the Road” with Rock & Roots – Forecastle 2013

It is absolutely one of the most beautiful days that Forecastle could have possibly started on, in my opinion. Although there were quite a few people in line at both entrances, at least it isn’t miserably hot…or raining.

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Rock & Roots
12:09 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

“On the Road” with Rock & Roots – Forecastle 2013

Rock & Roots
12:40 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

“On the Road” with Rock & Roots – Forecastle 2013

Forecastle 2013 – A preview by Amelia Stevens

fore·cas·tle  /ˈfōksəl/

Noun

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Rock & Roots
4:23 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

A new song from Beck: I Won’t Be Long

 

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Rock & Roots
12:43 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Laura Mvula: Tiny Desk Concert

July 1, 2013 Squeezing Mvula's sound behind Bob Boilen's desk is no tiny task, as she acknowledges partway through this three-song set in the NPR Music offices. The U.K. singer faces the challenge by showcasing her most intimate material.

LISTEN NOW...

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Rock & Roots
9:34 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle' by NPR Staff

From small country churches to the stages of the civil rights movement to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, ' career has spanned more than 60 years.

The gospel legend has shown no interest in retirement. Her new album, One True Vine, is her second collaboration with 's Jeff Tweedy.

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Rock & Roots
12:15 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Patty Griffin: Tiny Desk Concert

June 24, 2013 Griffin has always had a gift for locating a song's nerve endings; for surveying her subject matter and identifying the most efficient possible pathways to listeners' emotions. At the NPR Music offices, Griffin and her band perform three songs from her new album, American Kid.
 

HERE'S the LINK...

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