Born and raised in the Midwest, Ernie Hendrickson grew up on a steady diet of Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Cat Stevens, and Jerry Garcia. These early heroes opened the gates to the deep well of American roots music which he continues to draw inspiration from. In 2007 he self-produced and released a highly acclaimed solo record, Down the Road, of which the Illinois Entertainer deemed "Groundbreaking" and pushed him straight onto the Midwest's radar as an emerging singer-songwriter.
The Coal Men, founded in 1999 by guitarist Dave Colemen, have kept a rigorous touring schedule for over a decade. This well-seasoned folk-rock group has released four albums including their most recent, Escalator, which was introduced in August 2013.
Getting his start in Northampton, MA, Stephen Kellogg is a singer/songwriter and guitarist whose music has been described as country-rock, Americana and folk. He draws inspiration from his fathers' record collection including Jim Croce, Cat Stevens and The Band. Forming the band the Sixers in 2003, Stephen has shared the stage with the likes of George Thorogood, David Crosby, O.A.R. and even the late great James Brown.
Tim Easton is a Nashville, Tennessee-based American guitarist and singer-songwriter playing rock & roll, blues and folk. Raised in Akron, Ohio, Easton traveled abroad for some time stopping in London, Paris, Spain, Italy, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and Ireland before returning home to the US and joining the group The Haynes Boys.
Enter the Haggis is a Canadian Indie/Folk Rock world-fusion band based in Toronto, Canada. Comprised of members Brian Buchanan, Craig Downie, Trevor Lewington, Mark Abraham and Bruce McCarthy, ETH has been playing and recording since 1996. Their latest studio album, The Modest Revolution, is the band's tenth album.
We filled up fast with WNKU members and unfortunately have no more room for this Monday's Studio 89 with Frightened Rabbit. Of course, you can listen live to the performance Monday night at 7pm on 89.7, 105.9, 104,1, or online right here by clicking on one of the Listen Live links to the right of this page.