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.
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.
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."
Update: Thanks to Murray State's Digital Media Services team, we are streaming live video of The Savage Radley playing in Studio B on Sounds Good.
Here is the archived video from our Live Lunch with the Savage Radley
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.
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.
Today on Sounds Good, Ballard County native Kelsey Waldon performed live in WKMS Studio A. Rolling Stone Country recently named her among the "10 New Artists You Need to Know." Tracy Ross speaks with Kelsey about her hometown, Monkey's Eyebrow and how she got started, also the inspiration for some of her songs.
Hear the conversation and Kelsey's acoustic session: