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.
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.
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.
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.