Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills comes Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band playing a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire – best know, this trio is a force to be reckoned with.
Tune in to WNKU on Thanksgiving morning at 11:00 am for music and an exclusive conversation with country/Americana legend, Dwight Yoakam. Dwight talks with WNKU's John Patrick about everything in WNKU land - from Pikeville to the Cut In The Hill, his next acting role and, of course, his new CD , "3 pears". And, if we know anything about John, he'll be talking about his role in the 1996 film, Sling Blade.
Ellery is husband‐wife band Tasha and Justin Golden, who went from friends to engaged in 4 fast days. That was over 8 years ago, and their music reflects the kind of emotional sensitivity & confidence that would turn a moment of spontaneity into some kind of indie‐rock fairytale.
Led by singer-songwriter Scott Terry, Red Wanting Blue is proudly based in Columbus, Ohio, but could be America’s local band. For years, the group has gone about logging thousands of miles on the road throughout the nation’s heartland, making fans the hard way – one at a time.
“When I was a teenager,” Madi Diaz recalls, “my dad and I would hang out in the living room and learn songs by bands like the Eagles and Alice in Chains. We’d pick parts to harmonize and sing our way through them, over and over.
The P l e a s e, P l e a s e M e is an indie pop trio from Austin, Texas with a few tricks up its sleeve. They'll be performing at the next Studio 89 on Monday, October 29th at 7pm.
Featuring two drummers who left New York City to chase their musical dreams, the Please, Please Me is ”poetry you can dance to.” Frontwoman Jessie Torrisi beckons with her sultry voice one moment and duels with Agustin Frederic on the tom toms the next. The cream in the cookie is cellist Alissa Schram, and her army of sound effects.
It's not often we have a friend and neighbor from Northern Kentucky who goes on to get signed by Sub Pop Records. Daniel Martin Moore is a singer and songwriter from just down the road from the WNKU studios in Cold Spring, Kentucky.