Music From The Front Porch http://wkms.org en Western Kentucky Historian & Musician Featured on Sounds Good http://wkms.org/post/western-kentucky-historian-musician-featured-sounds-good <p>WKMS hosts a special early-bird fundraising event with live string band music in Studio A for <em>Sounds Good </em>with Tracy Ross. One of the rotating hosts of <em>Music from the Front Porch</em>, Mike Gowen, joins in to introduce old-time string music of the Purchase Region with Nathan Blake Lynn and Josh Coffey, known through Bawn in the Mash and other groups.&nbsp;</p><p>As part of today's special presentation, Nathan plays music from his historical music project titled <em>The Places I Used To Know.</em>&nbsp;The album features 10 original songs focused on Lynn’s experiences in the Jackson Purchase. All songs were written, performed, and engineered by Lynn at his farm in Heath, Kentucky. For more information visit <a href="http://nathanblakelynn.com">nathanblakelynn.com</a>.</p><p>See a video describing the album and a special fundraiser premium after the jump.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:01:01 +0000 Matt Markgraf 28742 at http://wkms.org Western Kentucky Historian & Musician Featured on Sounds Good Bluegrass Benefit for Tony Williams http://wkms.org/post/bluegrass-benefit-tony-williams <p>There’s a Bluegrass Benefit Friday night, November 1. &nbsp;A life-threatening infection put Jackson Purchase Friends of Bluegrass’s Tony Williams in Vanderbilt hospital for a month and a half. &nbsp;Tony’s home and better now. &nbsp; His award-winning guitarist and vocalist son Josh Williams dropped in on Music from the Front Porch with Mark Welch last Saturday to talk about the benefit.</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 22:25:17 +0000 Mark Welch 23999 at http://wkms.org Bluegrass Benefit for Tony Williams Mexico to Maine: The David Wax Museum's sound collected in travel http://wkms.org/post/mexico-maine-david-wax-museums-sound-collected-travel <p>The band David Wax Museum formed in Boston in 2007. They&#39;ve since become <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128911328">hits</a> at the Newport Folk Festival, won Song of the Year with &ldquo;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9zhaqp4l7k">Born with a Broken Heart</a>&rdquo; and &ldquo;Americana Artist of the Year&rdquo; for the 2010 Boston Music Awards, and have starred in a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2012/06/05/154362307/video-premiere-david-wax-museum-in-shanghai">mini documentary</a> about their trip to China.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 20:34:44 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 20517 at http://wkms.org Mexico to Maine: The David Wax Museum's sound collected in travel Fiddler Scott Moore on crossing borders and crossing genres http://wkms.org/post/fiddler-scott-moore-crossing-borders-and-crossing-genres <p>Scott Moore has been to Ireland, Ecuador, Poland, Australia, Canada, China, as well as around the U.S. playing his violin. He lives in Louisville now and plays fiddle for <a href="http://the23stringband.com/">The 23 String Band</a>- who will be playing at <a href="http://www.rompfest.com/home.cfm">ROMP</a> in Owensboro next week. Rose Krzton-Presson spoke with Scott about crossing borders, crossing genres, and where he&rsquo;s looking to go next with his instrument.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:50:29 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18492 at http://wkms.org Fiddler Scott Moore on crossing borders and crossing genres The Infamous Stringdusters play at Marathon Music Works http://wkms.org/post/infamous-stringdusters-play-marathon-music-works <p>The Infamous Stringdusters are touring Yonder Mountain String Band for the next two weeks. The &#39;Dusters just released their first recording from their independent label High Country Recordings called <em>We&#39;ll Do It Live</em> and will release their next album <em>Silver Sky</em> on March 12th.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:38:29 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 16967 at http://wkms.org The Infamous Stringdusters play at Marathon Music Works