JOIN THE FUN - students, families with kids and tour groups welcome! Our show tapes each Monday at the historic LYRIC THEATRE Downtown, 300 E Third St Lexington, KY 40508. Plenty of FREE parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45PM. PLEASE REMAIN SEATED UNTIL 8:15 pm. Log on to our webcasts each Monday at 6:59pm EST. Sign up for our FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER - the best way of staying informed for upcoming shows! Subscribe to our free MP3 & MP4 Podcast. For Tickets or reservations call 859.252.8888.
TO OUR NEW FANS - WoodSongs is not a concert. It is a live-audience broadcast taping and "musical conversation." Your laughter, applause and enthusiasm will be heard on over 500 radio stations, the American Forces Radio Network in 173 countries, in millions of TV homes across north America on Public Television and by millions more online. We're glad you can join us!
THE WILLIS CLAN is a family of amazing musicians, dancers, athletes, writers, and artists. Living in middle Tennessee, they merge their Irish roots with other music and dance genres to create a unique blend of the old and new. The band recently won the All-Ireland Music Championship and Irish Dance Regional Championship. Plus, last year and they opened for The Band Perry and Brad Paisley in Ireland. The family will also be featured in a new reality TV show on GAC. The band's latest release is 'Roots'. thewillisclan.com
THE CHURCH SISTERS, Sarah and Savannah, are 18 year old twins that have that one of kind bluegrass family harmony blend. Based in Danville VA, they began their musical career in March of 2007 after winning a local talent competition, WAKG Rising Stars. Since winning the competition they have been busy traveling the United States and hope one day to tour Europe. The pair have met and performed with prestigous names such as: Rhonda Vincent, The Isaacs, Carl Jackson,Larry Cordle, Jerry Salley, and Tony Rice. They just released their second CD 'There's You'. thechurchsisters.com
JOE LEWIS WALKER is an award-winning guitar slinger, deeply soulful vocalist and gifted songwriter that has been releasing groundbreaking music since 1986. From his start at 16 as the house guitarist at San Francisco’s famed musical playground, The Matrix, where he played with or opened shows for everyone from Lightnin’ Hopkins to Jimi Hendrix, Joe has released 23 more albums and two DVDs and toured worldwide. He’s won four Blues Music Awards and has been nominated in an unprecedented 4 categories in 2013 Blues Music Awards including B.B King Entertainer Of The Year. His latest is 'Hellfire' on Alligator Records. joelouiswalker.com
AOIFE O'DONOVAN is one of the most sought after singers in the roots music field. Her work as the lead singer and co-founder of stringband Crooked Still put her on the map in 2001, and she has collaborated with a variety of musicians across genres since. Aoife’s crystalline voice can be heard on the Grammy Award winning album The Goat Rodeo Sessions, alongside icons such as Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan, and Chris Thile. Fans of Alison Krauss may be familiar with Aoife’s unique songwriting–Krauss recorded Aoife’s song “Lay My Burden Down” on her 2011 album 'Paper Airplane'. Aoife's will performing material from her debut solo album 'Fossils'. aoifeodonovan.com
There is no show taping on Monday May 27.
Michael Johnathon will be in concert at the beautiful
THE CLEVERLYS are one of the most outrageous bands that we've ever come across. This "family" band comes from the remote part of the Ozark Mountains, near Cane Spur, Arkansas. Their twisted sense of humor and stellar musicianship rocked this year's CMA Fest and their YouTube downloads have topped over a million. They have an incredible "backstory" and a timeless bluegrass sound. What makes the band unusual is their choice of material. They cover The Black Eyed Peas, The Bangles, and many other unexpected choices. thecleverlys.com
THE MOORE BROTHERS BAND are a trio of very young brothers from western North Carolina made up of 15 year old Jacob (mandolin), 19 year old Daniel (bass) and 10 year old Isaac on guitar. Don’t let their fyouth fool you; this trio means business. Together, they weave a musical tapestry that honors tradition and welcomes progress…melding a love of tone and harmonies with a fiery stage energy that wins over even the most jaded listeners, while keeping music lovers on the edge of their seat. The latest CD project is 'Pick It Brother'. moorebrothersband.com
NANCY CARDWELL is the Executive Director of the IBMA, the International Bluegrass Music Association. She will make a special appearance during the show to explain how the IBMA is helping bluegrass artists worldwide. www.ibma.org
BEST OF BLUEGRASS WEEK: WoodSongs is the kick-off event for Central Kentucky's "Best of Bluegrass Week." Please visit their website for all the fun events in Lexington! www.bluegrasslex.com