HISTORIC LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
Our hometown is a vibrant, fun and expanding community. Enjoy our regional horse farms, connect with the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and visit historic distilleries; explore the Country Music Highway, dine at our eclectic array of restaurants and cafes. We are surrounded by beautiful horse farms, we are the cross roads of America’s roots music and the gateway city to the Appalachian mountains. Learn more at www.visitlex.com.
LYRIC THEATRE & Cultural Arts Center
OUR BROADCAST HOME
Between 1948 and 1963, the Lyric Theatre was a thriving entertainment centerpiece for Lexington. Originally built as a movie house, the Lyric quickly became a cultural icon. Everyone from BB King, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and many others performed in this grand venue. Completely upgraded and remodeled, the Lyric is the new home for WoodSongs. Located downtown at Third and Elm, across from the UK Medical Offices, with plenty of free parking in parking lots alongside the theatre. Visit their website: www.lexingtonlyric.com.
MARTIN GUITAR Company
THE OFFICIAL GUITAR OF WOODSONGS
Handcrafting acoustic guitars for songwriters, bluegrass bands and passionate musicians worldwide since 1833. COMING IN 2015: the new Michael Johnathon model 0000-28s by Martin Guitar Company. Called the “WoodSongs Quad 28s” this is a guitar player’s dream, a finger picking canon. It is a 12-fret, slot neck, Waverly tuners, with herringbone trim, Sitka Spruce top and East Indian Rosewood sides and bottom. The exclusive worldwide dealer for the WoodSongs QUAD 28s is Bob Wilcutt. For details visit www.willcuttguitars.com beginning in May of 2015. www.martinguitar.com.
RED BEAR Trading Company
These are hand crafted guitar picks used by professionals for capturing the full bold sound of your guitar. World reknown, beautifully made by Dave and Monica Skowron in Cedar City, Utah. Order these premium picks today: www.redbeartrading.com
DUSTY STRINGS Company
Dusty Strings Dulcimers of Seattle, WA, makers of hand crafted American made harps and hammered dulcimers for all levels of players, beginner to professional. These are beautiful sounding, easy to play, incredible instruments that are almost works of art in their own right. To find out how to own and play a hammered dulcimer of your own, visit DustyStrings .com
EAR TRUMPET LABS
THE OFFICIAL SOUND OF WOODSONGS
The official stage mics and sound of the WOODSONGS OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR. These incredible mics are hand made in America and have become the rage of the folk and bluegrass world because, well, they sound great and look like old-time works of art. Check them out online www.eartrumpetlabs.com
Deering Banjo Company
THE OFFICIAL BANJO OF WOODSONGS
The official banjo of the WOODSONGS OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR. Michael is a Deering artist and performs on their Deering made Vega long neck banjo. They also introduced the new WoodSongs Long Neck Banjo, modeled after the black banjo Michael plays on the show. If you have a hankerin’ to pick and grin, DEERING is one of the finest banjos made. Order yours today! Call 800- 845-7791
KET, KET-1, The Kentucky Channel
OUR HOST PUBLIC TELEVISION STATION
Our statewide public television partner is KET, Kentucky Education Television. They air the WoodSongs TV broadcast statewide every Friday evening, plus help make our show available to public television stations, airing in over 50 million US-TV homes. www.ket.org.
BLUEGRASS HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION
WELCOMING ARTISTS & FAMILIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO LEXINGTON, KY
This is the organization of many of Lexington’s fine hotels and motels, like the Clarion Hotel, the Hyatt Regency, the Marriott-Griffin Gate, the Hilton at Lexington Green, the Embassy Suites, the Ramada, the Lexington Downtown Hotel, the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House Inn and many others. They are all wonderful hotels and make our artists feel comfortable, rested and VERY welcomed to Lexington!
WKYT CBS 27
WOODSONGS MONDAY TV PARTNER
Our regional CBS network affiliate interviews a WoodSongs artist most Mondays during their LIVE “27 Afternoon” TV show. News, Weather, Features and WoodsSongs Artists. Tune in to our friends Bill and Barbara every Monday, 12:30-1PM on channel 27, Insight Cable channel 9. www.wkyt.com.
HIGHBRIDGE SPRING WATER
REFRESHING TASTE OF NATURAL KENTUCKY
Kentucky’s premier bottler of natural spring water. They send cases of refreshing water to WoodSongs to care for the artists who appear on the show. They also support the Troubadour Concert Series. Fresh, clean, natural and healthy! highbridgesprings.com
THE OFFICIAL GUITAR AMPS OF WOODSONGS
AER is the reference class in acoustic amplification and is proud to be the official guitars amplifiers of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour. Trusted by renowned artists such as Tommy Emmanuel and the Kruger Brothers, these amplifiers feature high-quality components, sophisticated circuit technology, and meticulous craftsmanship. Visit them online at www.aer-amps.com
THE OFFICIAL INSTRUMENT STRINGS OF WOODSONGS
They make the best instrument strings on the planet. Michael Johnathon and the Hippy Chick Quartet use D’Addario strings exclusively on all their guitars, banjos, mandolins, bass and cellos. You can find high-quality, long-lasting D’Addario strings at most music stores or online: www.daddariostrings.com.
THE OFFICIAL MICS OF THE WOODSONGS BROADCAST
WoodSongs is proud to use Heil Microphones, the professional audio choice of professionals, and major TV and radio broadcasts worldwide, providing the rich warm sound of the music and instruments you hear on our show. Visit them at:
A local diner featuring local farmers market produce and Kentucky Proud products to fill a niche for good breakfast and lunch in downtown Lexington. The menu items are traditional with a twist and served in a cozy atmosphere where you will feel like you’ve known the Chef and the staff forever. Clean, consistent, and a great value. Owner and chef, Ranada West-Riley, also does catering for events. Call (859) 494-8046 or visit their website: http://lexingtondiner.com/.
Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant
**Visit a Johnny Carino’s family restaurant and try authentic Italian dishes that have distinguished us as one of the best Italian restaurants in Lexington. They will even cater your next big event! There are two easy locations, Fayette Mall (859) 245-0091 or Hamburg Place (859) 264-1049
Made by OnBoard reserch, this is a great line of Guitar, mandolin, cello and banjo tuners, the official tuner of the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour. Find them in music stores everywhere or on the web at: www.tuners.com
The official bass instrument of the WOODSONGS OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR. That beautiful, sleek, handcrafted bass you often see onstage and in concert is called the EMINENCE. We selected this bass because of it’s unique appearance but mostly for the incredible clarity of sound. www.gelbass.com.
Spurgeon Mandolin Straps
Hand-braided mandolin straps, crafted from high quality leather. Available in a variety of styles and colors. Spurgeon Mandolin straps are a fine addition to any mandolin.
They are part of our needed arselnal of mics, providing the rich warm sound of the music and instruments you hearing on our show. Visit them at: www.audiotechnica.com
Bourbon ‘n Toulouse
Stop in and sample the wide array of tasty Cajun and Creole dishes, grab a beer from the ever changing selection and drift away to their own little version of The French Quarter. 829 Euclid Ave in Lexington call 859-335-0300
DUPREE Catering and Events
DUPREE Catering is known for its world-class, award-winning food, and has over 25 years of catering experience. With flexible menu options, AZUR catering can help make your next event both extraordinary and memorable.
Also be sure to visit their other restaurants: AZUR Restaurant & Patio located at the Beaumont Centre (3070 Lakecrest Circle, Suite 550), and Brasabana Cuban Cuisine located at 841 Lane Allen Rd. Call (859) 327-7125 or visit their website: www.dupreecatering.com
Kentucky Arts Council
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. www.artscouncil.ky.gov.
Richmond’s home for local pizza and subs since 1981. Home to a huge beer selection including Kentucky brewed beers on draft. Call (859) 623-0330 or order online at:
AMERICAN RECORDABLE MEDIA
Our friends at American Recordable Media make it possible for WoodSongs to be delivered for broadcast to almost 500 radio stations around the world. They provide affordable Compact Disc AND DVD manufacturing, and much more.
When it is time to release your new CD or DVD call AMERICAN RECORDABLE MEDIA today. Fast, affordable and nationwide. Call 1-800-598-8273 OR VISIT: www.AmericanRecordableMedia.com.