August CD of the Month
4:24 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Shovels & Rope - "O' Be Joyful"

3:48 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly

Shawn Colvin plays and sings with "Today Show" co-host Savannah Guthrie. Provided photo

In her memoir “Diamond in the Rough,” Shawn Colvin takes a deep breath, then rattles off a list of heroes that she has been lucky enough to meet during the course of an almost 40-year career.

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12:20 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Monday morning notebook

Old Crow Medicine Show plays the Taft Theatre Friday night. Provided photo

Rick McCarty has seen weeks like this before. He calls it coincidence, but more mystical types might call it this summer’s harmonic convergence.

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Live Music
3:38 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

WNKU Concert Series in the Ballroom at the Taft

Deep within the catacombs of the historic Taft Theatre lies a cavernous ballroom, heretofore unseen by the average theater-goer.  Until this year, most people weren't even aware such a room existed (rumor has it there is even a shooting range just behind one of the doors within the ballroom).

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2:30 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Wednesday Premieres July 18th 2012

For this week’s Wednesday Premieres we are bringing you two new albums, equally unique.

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12:11 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Monday morning notebook

The Landor Stage at the Serpentine Wall was one of six venues for bands at the Bunbury Festival. Provided photo

Thank you Bill Donabedian. The founder and public face of the Bunbury Music Festival put together a great team that produced a top-notch event in the face of some obstacles. Now, do it again next year – please.

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11:08 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Carll finds a home on the road

Hayes Carll will visit the WNKU studio Wednesday before his show at the Redmoor that night. Provided photo

Growing up in the Houston, Texas, suburb of The Woodlands, Hayes Carll didn’t have a wealth of experience to draw upon when he started writing country songs.

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1:27 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

This Saturday, Browngrass is Back for its Third Year!

In 2010, local musician and long time WNKU fan, David Rhodes Brown, dropped by the station to let us know he was going to throw a big party with dozens of local bands, sell tickets, and donate the money to WNKU.

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11:28 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Monday Morning Notebook

Norine Veeneman of Cincinnati put some time and effort into planning her Bunbury weekend, making a mix CD for each day of the weekend festival.

Bill Donabedian and his wife are expecting their second child this fall. But first, Donabedian will give birth this week to the Bunbury Music Festival, which sets up on the Cincinnati riverfront Friday for its three-day run.

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July CD of the Month
7:29 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Walk the Moon - "Walk the Moon"