Rock & Roots

Rock & Roots


Apr 11, 2016


The 3rd Annual MoonTower Music Festival Brings New Headliners to Lexington

[LEXINGTON, KY] April 8, 2016MoonTower Music Festival is returning to Lexington on August 27th for its third consecutive year of music, food, and festival fare.

Listen to WUKY's Rock & Roots this week at 10:50, 12:50 and 2:50 for songs from the new Jayhawks album – ‘Paging Mr. Proust’... and when we do, be ready to call 859-257-9600 for the chance to win your copy. Good Luck!!

David Bowie - I Can't Give Everything Away

An animated visual interpretation of “I Can’t Give Everything Away” from David Bowie’s ★ (ISO/Columbia) created by the album's designer Jonathan Barnbrook has been unveiled...

Sturgill Simpson Covers Nirvana's "In Bloom"

Mar 29, 2016

Watch the trippy music video for the country singer's A Sailor's Guide to Earth track...

WUKY's Phoenix Fridays for 2016 is all set and ready to go. The 3rd Friday of May through August downtown in the heart of Lexington... Phoenix Park. "Gates open" at 5... Live music from 5:30 to 9:30.

Here's the FULL LINEUP...

May 20...

1) Lexington's - Mojo Tones...

2) Marcus King Band...

AllMusic Review by Marcy Donelson

Top 400 Rock & Roots Album Countdown

Mar 14, 2016
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We asked our loyal WUKY listeners to narrow down their favorite all-time albums to just five. (We know, impossible, right?) But you came through.

The responses have been tabulated and this week, during our Spring Fund Drive, we'll be counting down the top 400 results during Rock & Roots. Who will come out on top? You'll have to wait and see...

The WUKY Rock & Roots Movie Series... 6 award winning music documentaries... 6 Monday nights, beginning April 11 @ The Kentucky Theatre... all SHOWTIMES, 7:15PM. Thanks to Fred Mills and his hard working, dedicated staff at the historic Kentucky, we're able to bring you a great selection of carefully selected films... one of them is from local documentation, KETs Tom Thurman.