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

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This month's Lost River Sessions features The Howlin' Brothers, a Nashville trio featuring a mix of bluegrass and blues.  The Howlin Brothers are made up of Ian Craft, JT Huskey and Jared Green.  Their performance was recorded at The Arling in Franklin, Ky. 

In the second half of our show, singer-songwriter Mark Whitley.  His full-time gig is making furniture, but he also sings, plays the guitar and the harmonica.  His concert was recorded at the Brickyard Cafe in Franklin. 

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The duo of Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer play as part of this month's Lost River Sessions episode. They are two, five-string fiddle players who make up 10 String Symphony.  Their performance was recorded at Loving Chapel Stables in Franklin, Ky. 

In the second half of the show, Mt. Victor Revue plays at South Union Shaker Village in Auburn, Ky. Mt. Victor Revue, a Bowling Green band, is made up of Ernie Small on mandolin and vocals, Chris Durbin on banjo and vocals, Eddie Mills on upright bass, Bruce Kessler on guitar and vocals, Bob Zoellner on accordion and Joel Whittinghill on fiddle. 

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Episode 5 of Lost River Sessions on radio features Nashville band Forlorn Strangers and Paducah's Red Ember. 

Forlorn Strangers has a new album due out in August.  Their performance was recorded at the Warehouse at Mt. Victor in Bowling Green.  Red Ember's set was recorded at the Phoenix Theater in downtown Bowling Green. 

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Episode 4 of Lost River Sessions on WKU Public Radio features Kelsey Waldon and the Misty Mountain String Band.  Waldon, originally from the town of Monkey's Eyebrow, Kentucky, performed her Lost River Session inside the Carol Wedge Studio Theater at SKyPAC in Bowling Green. 

The Misty Mountain String Band was recorded at the Corsair Distillery in downtown Bowling Green. The band is made up of Neal Green, Derek Harris, Paul Martin and Brian Vickers. 

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Episode 2 of Lost River Sessions on WKU Public Radio features the Vickie Vaughn Band in a performance recorded at the Historic Railpark and Train Museum in Bowling Green.  In the second half of the show, we enjoy the songs and stories of Nashville singer-songwriter Will Kimbrough. His Lost River Session was recorded at Brickyard Cafe in Franklin, Kentucky. 

Lost River Sessions is produced in association with WKU PBS.

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Two bands from our area, The Carmonas and The Dead Broke Barons have been among the groups who have performed on the WKU PBS series Lost River Sessions.  

The show made its WKU Public Radio debut this week. You can hear the show by clicking on the headline of this story. 

The concerts are recorded at various locations around South Central Kentucky. The Dead Broke Barons set was recorded at the Gallery on the Square in Franklin, Ky.  The Carmonas were recorded at Gallery 916 in Bowling Green. 
 

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