Arts & Music

Arts & Music

WUKY's Supersonic Showdown starts at 9 a.m. Monday, March  26.

Check this page for updated contests between your favorite Rock & Roots artists and fill in your bracket.

Inspired by the San Diego Latino Film Festival, Lexington's first event highlighting Latino films gets underway Thursday, Sept. 19.

This Saturday evening at The Norton Center for The Arts in Danville, Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt are performing their song cycle "Night." WUKY's Joe Conkwright catches up with these diverse musicians for a three way conversation.

Hear the interview on Curtains@8 or listen below.

WUKY Making Weekend Programming Changes

Jun 6, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  WUKY radio listeners will soon hear some new voices during weekend programming. The University of Kentucky's NPR station is adding programs that have been requested by listeners.

WUKY will air Acoustic Café featuring Erin McKeown, Carrie Rodriguez, and Kelly Joe Phelps in two parts.

7:00 pm:  Sunday May 13th. 

8:00 pm:  Sunday May 20th.

HBO Cancels Horse Racing Series 'Luck'

Mar 15, 2012

LOS ANGELES - HBO says it is cancelling its horse racing series "Luck'' following the death of a third horse during the production of the series that starred Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte.

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The Winemaker Dinner 2012
Heard it Through the Grapevine 2012

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The 2012 Winemaker Dinner
January 26, 2012
Hillary J. Boone Center
University of Kentucky

Rock & Roots

Nov 30, 2011

WUKY's Rock & Roots plays the classics you grew up with while taking you on a musical journey through the latest in Americana, folk, blues, indie rock, and much more. Rock & Roots also features live music and interviews with some of your favorite artists, from Over the Rhine to Ben Sollee to Matisyahu.

Hear it weekdays from 9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Thursday 11 pm - 1 am, and Saturdays 12 pm - 4 pm.

Check out Rock & Roots audio and video here.


Tonic's Joe Conkwright chats with Grammy-winning soul and R&B legend Irma Thomas about her storied career.

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The world of literature in the heart of Kentucky

The third annual Bluegrass Festival of Books gets a face-lift and a hand up from bookseller extraordinaire Rachel Ray