**2/10/12 - We are no longer accepting reservations for Studio 89 with Hadden Sayers on February 13th. We received more requests for seating than we could accommodate, and a lottery was conducted to select attendees per policy. Those selected were contacted via e-mail on Friday afternoon.**
Remember, Studio 89 is broadcast live each Monday night at 7pm, so you can listen wherever you are on 89.7 FM, 105.9 FM, 104.1 FM, or online at www.wnku.org.
Local songwriter and musician Josh Eagle of "Josh Eagle and the Harvest City" was in the WNKU studios last Friday to perform live. Afterwards WNKU's Steve Hirschberg sat down with him for an interview. Eagle was asked when he first realized he that wanted to make music his career.
Studio 89 - WNKU's weekly radio show featuring up and coming talent from around the country performing on air in front of a live studio audience - is back. The show air live Monday nights at 7 pm through April 30th.
Long before the final vote came in for this year's Top 89, it was clear that the Tedeschi-Trucks Band had the top spot in the bag with their CD, Revelator. It was a landslide victory. And now, the concert tour supporting WNKU's number one CD of 2011 is coming to the Taft Theatre on Thursday, April 26. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 20 at 10:00 am at the Taft Theater box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, and online at www.tafttheatre.org, and
Originally published on Thu January 12, 2012 7:00 am
Shelby Lynne's "Heaven's Only Days Down the Road" upholds a long tradition of Southern Gothic murder ballads — it's based on a true story, for one thing. And, in keeping with that tradition's finest examples, Lynne doesn't narrate a plot so much as allude to a series of unfolding actions, ratcheting up the tension musically as she exposes the mindset behind them.
The list is in! It's the Top 89 CD's of 2011 as voted on by our listeners. Let the debate begin. Feel free to leave your comments below, but please keep it kind and remember, this list was decided on by those who voted. So, if you didn't vote, you can't complain! Thanks to those who did vote, however, and thanks to everyone who tuned in and supported WNKU in 2011.
Originally published on Thu December 29, 2011 7:00 am
It's highly doubtful that, when Robert Johnson recorded "Stop Breakin' Down Blues" in 1937, he ever had any idea how hard it could rock. For one thing, the term "rock" didn't even have that connotation at the time, but over the next few decades, several artists would record their own renditions of the tune.