Since the turn of the century, the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University has worked to preserve, teach, develop and celebrate the areas’ rich mountain heritage.
A new musical compilation designed to raise funds benefitting the Kentucky Natural Lands Trust and the Pine Mountain Settlement School and featuring Kentucky-bred artists such as Jim James, Ben Sollee, Wendell Berry and Silas House has been released into the ether.
David Napier of Driftwood Gypsy and Gideon Maki, Paul Varnado and Zach Martin of Lylak joined me this week for episode 63 of Wick’s Picks on Lexington Community Radio.
A Record Store Day celebration at CD Central, the Red Wagon festival and an EP release show from Lylak lead the charge on this week’s live menu.
Ian Noe on Friday revealed “Between the Country,” the title track off his full-length debut album out May 31 via Thirty Tigers.
Lylak has unveiled “Beggar,” the latest track from their “Leave it to Light” EP out April 12.