Listen to an archived broadcast of last week’s episode of Wick’s Picks with members of Restless Leg String Band along with a live menu that includes shows from Magnolia Boulevard, Mama Said String Band, Driftwood Gypsy, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers and others.
Since 2013 the Crave Music + Food Festival has provided a pop-up destination for Lexingtonians to focus their taste buds on the area’s best restaurants, food trucks, chefs, craft beers, cocktails and more. The festival, will hold its fifth annual gathering August 12 and 13 at the Bluegrass Fairgrounds at Masterson Station Park.
Founded in 2007, Dangermuffin returns to their roots while also shaking things up on their sixth studio album “Heritage”, an eight-track blend of jam, folk and Americana influences.
Hosted by the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, the 2017 Moonshiner’s Ball has rounded out its lineup for its fourth iteration with Ben Sollee, Justin Wells, Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost, Matt Fassas Trip, Solid Rock’It Boosters, The Baja Yetis, Restless Leg String Band, DeBraun Thomas Trio, Trucker Hat Coalition, Darby & The Peep Show and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.
Packing small stages around Central Kentucky since 2010 has been the big sound of improvisational soul and jazz octet The Baja Yetis. Last month the group released their debut record Gone Planet, taking fans and music lovers alike to a galaxy far, far away with meaty guitar riffs and a loud, ever-present horn section.
The musical escapades of Mark Charles Heidinger have seen the Lexingtonian traverse the country, but his strong Kentucky ties always seem to find their way into the folk-pop stylings of his near decade old project, Vandaveer, which released its fifth full length album, “The Wild Mercury,” Feb. 19.