From J.D. Crowe to Bill Monroe, Nappy Roots and Tyler Childers, Kentucky has long had a rich musical tradition that in recent years has drawn national attention.
Experimental indie rockers Wicked Peace joined me this week during Wick’s Picks on RadioLex on the heels of releasing their debut full-length album Rock N Roll Racecar on Nov. 22.
Tyler Childers will lead a strong Kentucky contingent is expected to join the likes of Brandi Carlile, Lukas Nelson, Phil Lesh and others at FloydFest.
Country prodigy EmiSunshine, the return of the Southland Jamboree and Beattyville’s Ian Noe are ahead on this week’s live menu.
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.
FloydFest will feel like “New Kentucky” for it’s 2019 gathering from July 24-28 with the recent additions of Dark Moon Hollow, Driftwood Gypsy and If Birds Could Fly.
A two-night stand from Arkansas psych-rockers Vintage Pistol, the return of the Rumpke Mountain Boys and two album releases from local artists highlight a stacked live menu for Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.
The soulful dream rock of Esme Patterson, jazz fusion of Coleslaw and Driftwood Gypsy’s concoction of funk rock top the live menu for Nov. 4-10.
Check after the break for my “Wick’s Picks” five can’t miss shows for March 25-31, which include Short & Company, Magnolia Boulevard and Blank Range.
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.