Last week, Riverbend announced that Dave Matthews Band would be returning this summer for a show on May 29th. Dave has long been known to showcase acts by having them open shows for his band. More often than not, the bands he showcases are only known to folks like you, the WNKU fan. This tour is no exception as Dave welcomes along a WNKU favorite, The Carolina Chocolate Drops. Tickets go on sale March 9th.
Check out this video from the last time they paid us a visit. It was long ago when our logo was different and we didn't have as many frequencies.
Butch Walker started out as a member of acclaimed band The Marvelous 3 and has since enjoyed equal success as both a solo artist and producer. In addition to five studio albums released since 2002, he was named Producer of the Year by Rolling Stone in 2005 and his songs have been hits for artists like Weezer, Pink, Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne, Panic! At the Disco and many others.
We've been playing Butch Walker & the Black Widows on WNKU since sometime last year and love what we've heard.
We also have our share of fans of the movie, "Dazed & Confused" here at WNKU, so when we saw this video we simply had to share it.
Legendary singer, songwriter and musician, Colin Hay, stopped by the studio for music and conversation. While here, he talked about the effect living in the United States has had on his music, and performed a great version of "Send Somebody" from his CD, Gathering Mercury.
Yonder Mountain String band stopped by our studios for music and conversation and made us all privy to several accounts of how banjo player Dave Johnston hurt himself. They also play a great version of "rain still falls".