Lost River Sessions

Lost River Sessions introduces you to emerging artists from the world of bluegrass, folk and Americana music. In addition to the award-winning TV show produced by WKU PBS, Lost River Sessions is now featured twice monthly on WKU Public Radio -- with one show broadcast live from at the Capitol Arts Center (listed in bold below) and the other pre-recorded. 

2017 Lost River Sessions Thursday Night Schedule
7/20 (LIVE!) Billy Strings and Nathan Blake Lynn at the Capitol Arts Center
8/3  (radio only) artists TBA
8/17  (LIVE!) Artists TBA at Capitol Arts Center
9/7 (radio only) artists TBA
9/21 (LIVE!) Artists TBA at Capitol Arts Center

Click here for tickets to LIVE shows ($10/$8 for students).

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David Beckley

The second annual Kentucky Acoustic Music Festival was held May 20th at The Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. It was presented by Lost River Sessions. The evening featured local favorite Mt. Victor Revue, Jenni Lyn and Lillie Mae. 

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Americana band 8 Track Love and singer-songwriter Lauren Cunningham are this month's featured performers on Lost River Sessions from WKU Public Radio. 

8 Track Love is made up of Mike Natcher, Zach Lindsay, Steven Page and David Page.  Their Lost River Session was recorded at the Faculty House at WKU. 

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This week on Lost River Sessions Radio, we hear a performance from Great Peacock at the Faculty House at WKU. Great Peacock consists of Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd. In the second half of the show, we listen back to a performance from Season 1 of the show -- Will Kimbrough at the Brickyard Cafe in Franklin. 

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Americana artist Kelsey Waldon and Franklin's own Dead Broke Barons were the featured artists on April 20th for Lost River Sessions LIVE! at the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green.  Both bands have appeared on the TV version of Lost River Sessions, but the live concert gave the audience a chance to see these bands in person. 

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This month's Lost River Sessions radio show features Jeffrey Foucault and The Other Years. Foucault performed his set at the Derby Piano Bar in Bowling Green along with Billy Conway and Eric Heywood. 

In the second half of the show, Heather Summers and Anna Louise, The Other Years, play at South Union Shaker Village. 

This episode of Lost River Sessions is airing during the WKU Public Radio spring pledge drive, so you'll hear a conversation with LRS producer Darius Barati about the origins of the show. 

Cheryl Beckley

Americana artist Caroline Spence and singer-songwriter Eva Ross played Lost River Sessions LIVE! on Thursday night at the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green. Lost River Sessions LIVE! is made possible by Mike Simpson, the Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau and WKU Public Broadcasting.

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This month's edition of Lost River Sessions radio features Erin Rae in a performance recorded at the Goodnight Memorial Library in Franklin, Kentucky.

In the second half of the show, Carl Johnson & Rock Creek Bluegrass play the A-Frame in Bowling Green. Johnson is joined by Bob Endsley, Ronald Eldridge and Dave Johnson. 

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Carl Anderson and Rose Hotel played January's Lost River Sessions LIVE! at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. If you didn't get a chance to attend the concert in person or listen on the radio, we now present an encore webcast along with a slideshow of photos taken that night by WKU photographer Bryan Lemon. 

This month's Lost River Sessions radio show features singer-songwriter Daniel Martin Moore performing at Cason's Cove in Alvaton, Kentucky. In the second half of the show we hear from The Pennyrilers --  a band that describes itself as "Old Americana Grass". Their concert was recorded at Patent Pending Curious Eatery & Bar in downtown Bowling Green.  

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This month's Lost River Sessions radio broadcast features Becca Mancari and her concert recorded at the Roxy Theater in downtown Franklin, Ky.  In the second half of the show, Kent Eugene Goolsby performs at Highland Stables in Bowling Green. 

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This month's Lost River Sessions radio show features JD Wilkes in a set recorded at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green.  In the second half of the show, Lucette performs at Hidden Homestead in Smith's Grove, Kentucky. 

As a bonus, we have a brief  feature spotlighting Dom Flemons in an interview conducted in Louisville earlier in 2016. 

Stacey Biggs

Our third Lost River Sessions LIVE! concert at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green Nov. 17th also marked, to the best of our knowledge, the first live radio broadcast from the historic theater. It featured stellar performances from The Pennyrilers and Billy Strings. 

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Eva Ross performs in the chapel at Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green in this month's episode of Lost River Sessions on the radio.  Ross is a native of Taylor Mill, Kentucky. Also this month, we hear from father-son guitar duo Eddie & Alonzo Pennington. Their set was recorded at the Pioneer Cabin at WKU. 

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Singer/songwriter Tim Easton plays the Crocker Farm Winery on this month's Lost River Sessions radio broadcast. Originally from Akron, Ohio, Easton traveled around Europe for seven years honing his craft. He now lives in Nashville. 

In the second half of the show, Harpeth Rising performs.  The group is made up of Maria Di Meglio on cello, Michelle Younger on banjo and Jordana Greenberg on violin. Their performance was recorded at the Kentucky Museum on the campus of WKU. 

Cheryl Beckley

The Carmonas, Misty Mountain String Band and Dead Broke Barons performed at the first Lost River Sessions Live! concert Thursday night at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. LRS Live! is a new monthly concert series presented by WKU Public Broadcasting. 

Between sets, emcee Barbara Deeb was joined on stage for Q&As with some of the musicians and Lost River Sessions TV producer Darius Barati. 

The next show is set for Oct. 27 and artists will be announced soon. 

 

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