Yonder Mountain String band stopped by our studios for music and conversation and made us all privy to several accounts of how banjo player Dave Johnston hurt himself. They also play a great version of "rain still falls".
Studio 89 - WNKU's weekly radio show featuring up and coming talent from around the country performing on air in front of a live studio audience - is back. The show air live Monday nights at 7 pm through April 30th.
Even after moving to Austin, TX, Erika Wennerstrom famously told David Letterman on national TV that the Heartless Bastards were from Cincinnati (more about that here). That's good enough for us. So, here's a video of Cincinnati's Heartless Bastards recording "Parted Ways" in the studio. The track will appear on their forthcoming "Arrow" CD set to release on Valentine's Day. But here's a tip for you, "Arrow" will be WNKU's
Long before the final vote came in for this year's Top 89, it was clear that the Tedeschi-Trucks Band had the top spot in the bag with their CD, Revelator. It was a landslide victory. And now, the concert tour supporting WNKU's number one CD of 2011 is coming to the Taft Theatre on Thursday, April 26. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 20 at 10:00 am at the Taft Theater box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, and online at www.tafttheatre.org, and