6:49 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Spring Pledge Drive Thank You Gifts

$120 or higher

Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International

4 CD Set

Chimes of Freedom features a stellar and diverse group of artists across the generational and musical spectrum. The performers range in age from  Miley Cyrus, 19, to folk music legend Pete Seeger, who, at 92, records Dylan's poignant "Forever Young," with a children's chorus.

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6:41 am
Tue February 28, 2012

iPad 2

WUKY will be giving away not one, but two iPad 2s during the pledge drive. Anyone making a pledge during news or music programming will be eligible to win one of two iPads.


6:37 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Bonnaroo Festival Package

Pledge now and you could win a premium Bannaroo Festival package.  You’ll get a pair of special guest passes for all four days, VIP camping accommodations as well as prime seating and viewing areas.

Phillip Gall’s Outdoor and Ski in Woodhill Circle Plaza and Phillip Gall’s dot com will provide you with a premium camping package worth over $1000.  From your tent – to sleeping bags – to folding chairs. 

Plus, acclaimed Chef Jonathan Lundy of Jonathan’s at Gratz Park will prepare three gourmet meals a day for the two of you throughout the festival. 

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Pledge Drive
1:26 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Thank You for Pledging!

Your support will keep WUKY going strong. If you didn't get a chance to call or reach us online during the drive, you can PLEDGE HERE. And thanks again from all of us at WUKY. See the complete Listener Top 400 list here.

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WUKY Giveaways
11:58 am
Mon February 27, 2012

Win Tickets to Yonder Mountain String Band

Like us on Facebook and tell us why you want to see Yonder Mountain String Band at Buster’s Wednesday, February 29th. Give us your email address to be qualified to win tickets to the show. Yonder Mountain String Band at Buster’s Billiards and Back Room, presented by WUKY.

Black History Month Specials
10:58 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Memories of the Movement

The years of the Civil Rights Movement are counted among the most volatile, yet vibrant, in American history. In our Black History month special, Memories of the Movement, The Tavis Smiley Show celebrates the courage, conviction and commitment of the everyday people who made extraordinary contributions to American social progress. Memories of the Movement features poignant, humorous, unheard or little known stories from a number of well-known civil rights icons.

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WUKY Spring Pledge Drive
11:22 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Did Your Choices Make WUKY's Listeners' Top 400?

The Listener 400 Countdown final list is here! Thanks to all who voted. 








1          Imagine          John Lennon

2          Like a Rolling Stone   Bob Dylan

3          Rolling In the Deep    Adele

4          Stairway to Heaven   Led Zeppelin

5          Lets Stay Together    Al Green

6          Let it Be          The Beatles

7          What a Wonderful World    Louis Armstrong

8          Respect           Aretha Franklin

9          Layla   Derek & The Dominoes

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2:22 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

My Old Kentucky News From July 18, 1848

Lexington, KY – An actual story from the July 18, 1848 edition from the Jackson Republican reveals how far the courtship ritual has come.

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12:49 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

My Old Kentucky News From July 11, 1913

Lexington, KY – An interesting want-ad for a woman to sell unmentionables from the July 11, 1913 edition of the Mountain Advocate.

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12:45 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

My Old Kentucky News From June 27, 1909

Lexington, KY – The Bluegrass Blade was always of bastion of unconventional thought. Here's an actual headline from the June 27, 1909 edition.

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