Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 1:32 pm
John Schneider and Tom Wopat have been friends ever since they met in the late 1970s as costars on The Dukes of Hazzard. Now, the men who played mischievous cousins Bo and Luke Duke have reunited — but not for a new season of the show. As Wopat explains, the pair has long nurtured a different creative partnership that never played out onscreen.
She came to the Tiny Desk a little unsure, and left singing "West Memphis" with intensity and passion. Lucinda Williams has a voice like no other, and it shines in these intimate moments.
Williams is on a roll with a new double album, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, which is filled with fresh and beautiful songs — all this from a songwriter known for working at a deliberate pace. Hearing her perform these new songs with her brilliant band was a rare and exciting treat.
Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 7:30 pm
There was a long stretch in country music when there was no bigger star than Garth Brooks. He ruled the country charts throughout the '90s, filled stadiums, played 250 to 300 shows a year. In 2001, he called it off. He retired from the road and the studio, and went back home to Oklahoma to be a dad to his three young daughters.
Quick survey: you're going to the Word Wide Rollers Tour, presented by a group of weed connoisseurs called the Smoker's Club. Among the featured performers is a rapper named Berner and a DJ named TreeJay. The tour poster shows a Smokey the Bear type blunting in the woods. What do you pack?
JUST ADDED - JASON WILBER, SINGER-SONGWRITER, RADIO HOST, AND GUITARIST FOR JOHN PRINE!
The fine folks with The Good People Festival have been hard at work putting together "Show Your Love", a benefit concert for WNKU to be held February 20th and 21st at the Southgate House Revival. What was to be just a one day concert quickly grew to two, and will now feature 30 acts for each of WNKU's 30 years on the air, including our good friend, Charlie Mars. See below for the line up as it currently stands*.