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1:27 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Celebrate the Holidays with a Gift to WNKU

A Cincinnati Night Before Christmas by WNKU member, Nadine Huffman

The Holidays are here, and we're all thinking a bit more about the things that make life truly special.  You're a WNKU fan, so we know just how special music is to you.  And where do you hear most of your favorite music?  Right here on WNKU...24 hours a day, 365 days a year, all commercial free.

Call 1-855-897-1059 or pledge securely online to support WNKU this holiday season.

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Studio 89
3:01 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

The Mastersons play Studio 89 December 3rd

The Mastersons

From www.themastersonsmusic.com....

Husband and wife, singing and playing together.

And they’re each deft instrumentalists, and they’ve spent years playing in others’ bands before coming together as a unit. They’re bound by music and an uncommon depth of companionship, they’re good enough to make Steve Earle swoon, and all of that sounds quite nice.

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Music
2:50 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday.  Well, it only makes sense, really.  Why should the big box retailers get all of the financial support?  So, someone came up with this great idea that after Grey Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday (ok, so it's not all big box), and Cyber Monday, we should have a Giving Tuesday. 

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Studio 89
11:59 am
Wed November 21, 2012

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band to play the next Studio 89

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.

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Music
2:32 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Dwight Yoakam and Arlo Guthrie Talk Turkey on WNKU

Dwight Yoakam

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. 

Music
10:22 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati

Jorma Kaukonen plays the 20th Century Theatre Sunday night

Like many Americans, Jorma Kaukonen is thankful to have a job these days.  He is even more thankful that it is the same job he has had for more than 50 years.

It might be hard to imagine, but Kaukonen, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, will turn 72 next month.

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Studio 89
10:44 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Ellery play Studio 89 on November 19th

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.

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Studio 89
12:20 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Red Wanting Blue performs at the next Studio 89

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.

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Music
10:26 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Move over Rocktober...November is more Notable for Live Music.

Walk the Moon play the Madison Theater on Nov. 1st.

Everyone knows that November has 30 days.

What’s surprising about the month this year is that more than 25 top-notch performers will visit Greater Cincinnati.

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