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
6:21 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Robert Plant "lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar"

On his Nonesuch debut, lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar, singer/songwriter Robert Plant bookends an album of brilliantly realized original material with two versions of the haunting bluegrass tune “Little Maggie,” popularized in the mid-’40s by the Stanley Brothers. In the Stanley Brothers’ hands, the song is mournful yet stoic as the narrator vows to leave for some “far distant land” rather than see his beloved with another man.

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Rock & Roots
11:40 am
Tue July 22, 2014

WUKY Exclusive: Chris Smither On His 50 Year Retrospective

Chris Smither stopped by WUKY to talk with Joe Conkwright about his new double disc, 50 year retrospective Still On The Levee, and perform three of his classic songs.

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Specials
11:33 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Join WUKY And NPR For The 2014 Newport Folk Festival

NPR Music and WUKY are headed to the 2014 Newport Folk Festival this month, and we'll be gathering some great music for listeners - and you can find it right here!

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Rock & Roots
6:45 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Three!!! #3

Jim James, Scott White, Mayor Greg Fischer, Mike Graves, Forecastle organizer Ashley Capps

  And, who knows who might show up to jam along - Jim James, Mayor Greg Fischer, Forecastle organizer Ashley Capps, joining Mikey G and Scott the Cyclone:

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Rock & Roots
6:23 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Three!!! #1

Scott White, Jenny Lewis, Mike Graves

  JENNY & BRETT!

Day 3. A music festival is like summer camp: new friends, new experiences, weird food and strange grown ups. And, Day Three of Forecastle is like last day of camp: cram as much fun in as possible before you gotta go home to your paper route!

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Rock & Roots
5:14 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Two!!! #3

Spanish Gold - Forecastle 2014

  SPAIN WINS GOLD AT DERBY CUP

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Rock & Roots
3:50 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Two!!! #2

Mike Graves, Sharon Jones, Scott White

DAPPIN WITH SHARON JONES

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Rock & Roots
7:10 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - On Site!!! #3

Scott White, JJ Grey, Mike Graves @ the WFPK tent... Thanks Stacy Owen!!!

JJ GREY - SOUTH's FINEST JJ Grey made a tremendously received set --- big crowd, big appreciation matched by a typical JJ show: virtuoso performance and compelling storytelling.

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Rock & Roots
3:57 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - On Site!!! #2

L to R: Max Norton (drums) , Scott White, Benjamine Booker, Mike Graves, Alex Soto (bass)

BENJAMIN BOOKER & CREW DROP ATOM BOMB ON LOUVUL!!!

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