Sounds Good Live

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

FUN. That may be the best and simplest way to describe Friday's Sounds Good Live Lunch guests: Whiskey Shivers. Or maybe: "The best new bluegrass band out there," by way of the BBC.

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Courtesy of Saint Luke's Drifters, saintlukesdrifters.com

Our next Sounds Good Live Lunch performance features Watertown, Tennessee "Rockified Country" band Saint Luke's Drifters, in Studio B on Friday, September 11 at Noon. They describe themselves as a band with deep hillbilly roots and a punk rock twist with influences from Hank Williams to The Ramones. 

Update: On demand video now available

Murray-based jam, funk,rock band Big Atomic plays our next Sounds Good Live Lunch, December 12 at Noon. With a versatile sound, Big Atomic ranges form pulsing dance to funky rock to smooth r&b. They released a self-titled EP last August and have since played in Murray and Paducah, looking to expand to regional venues in 2015. 

UPDATE: The video of this performance is now available on demand.  

Join us on Halloween for our next Sounds Good Live Lunch with Paducah-based indie folk band Red Ember. Formed in 2012, this eclectic band puts a focus on instrumentation and emotional vocal harmonies. 

Listen to their live performance in Studio B in the Noon Hour of Sounds Good on October 31. Murray State University Digital Media Services provided a live video stream.

Watch Red Ember play Sounds Good Live Lunch

Leonard the Band hails from Metropolis, Illinois. They have a groovy, eclectic sound combining the best of blues, jazz and alternative rock influenced by Neil Young, Bob Barley, Wilco, Bob Dylan, Spoon, The Band and Television. They were semi-finalists in our 2014 Battle of the Bands competition, submitting their song "Prescription Pills."

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Our next Sounds Good Live Lunch features Nashville-based bluegrass group Vickie Vaughn Band, Monday, August 25 at 11 a.m. live in WKMS Studio B. 

VIDEO: Thanks you Murray State's Digital Media Services team for the video of the performance!

Courtesy of Luke Bell

Update: Thanks to Murray State's Digital Media Services team, we have full video of the show below.

 

Luke Bell on Sounds Good Live Lunch, August 14 at Noon

Savage Radley, Facebook

Make sure your hands are ready to clap and your feet ready to stomp because WKMS Battle of the Bands finalists The Savage Radley play Sounds Good  Friday, August 1 in the Noon hour. This Murray-based blues, folk band performs original Delta-style music. The band is vocalist/guitarist Otto Sharp, drummer S. Knox Montgomery and bassist Matt Rowan.

Nashville-based country and western band Johnny Appleseed performed live in WKMS Studio B today on Sounds Good. They're on their way through the area ahead of a performance in St. Louis tonight. We heard a set of new music, including a few unreleased tracks and talked about the band's origins around the western swing sound.

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Nashville-based country and western band Johnny Appleseed will be live in WKMS Studio A for music and conversation in the Noon hour of Sounds Good on Friday, June 20. They're on their way through the area ahead of a performance in St. Louis that evening. We'll hear a set of new music, talk about some classic favorites, and learn about how the band originated around the western swing sound.

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