Rock & Roots

Rock & Roots
6:49 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

First Watch: Benjamin Booker, 'Have You Seen My Son?'

 

July 21, 2014

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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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Rock & Roots
6:47 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

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

Sara Watkins, Mike Graves, Scott White, Chris Thile, Sean Watkins

Nickel Creek  After a six year hiatus, Nickel Creek - Sarah Watkins, Sean Watkins, and Chris Thiele - came together again in the Alabama Theater in Birmingham. Sarah, described it as waking from a long dream: familiar, comfortable, but infused with six years of individual experiences in music making and personal life. Sarah and Chris quickly corrected me that they are most certainly not viewed as a Bluegrass act and reject genre defining as restricting. They see their music as non-derivative.

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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
10:43 am
Sat July 19, 2014

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

Outkast - Forecastle 2014...

GREETINGS FROM FALLS CITY!

Well, Day 1 was all that and more. Ended the night with a wildly exuberant headlining set from Outkast Boi and Dre literally brought a sold out crowd to an arm waving, stand upping, karaoke-ing phantasma of light, sight and sound.  

PHEW!! Can Day 2 be any better? 

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