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Woodsongs
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WOODSONGS (Old Time Radio Hour) is an internationally syndicated radio program recorded before a live audience each week at the historic Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The show is a combination of performance and interviews featuring artists of the Americana music genre. The mission of the program is to inspire the audience to make music part of their lives by introducing them to a contrast of styles such as blues and bluegrass, country and Celtic, folk and rock, modern and classical. Interviews with the artists allow the audience to explore the artist's background and discover what inspires them to sing and play. THE McCRARY SISTERS are long known in Nashville circles as first-call session aces supporting some of music's most vibrant artists. Possessing a unique familial musical history of their own as daughters of longtime Fairfield Four tenor Rev. Samuel McCrary, The McCrary Sisters - Alfreda, Ann, Deborah and Regina - each bring a unique energy and virtuosity to the group, not to mention varied experiences within the worlds of pop, rock, R&B and gospel music. 'Let's Go' is their new project Of timeless spirituals and original tracks produced by Buddy Miller.

Below is a list of broadcasts scheduled to air in the next 60 days on any of our three channels.

Episode #1703
Celebration of The Hammered Dulcimer
From the biblical days of Nebuchadnezzar to the mountains of Appalachia, the dulcimer has played a huge role in the musical legacy of mankind through thousands of years. The name "dulcimer" comes from the Latin and Greek works dulce and melos, which together mean "sweet tune." And no musical instrument is more breathtakingly beautiful ... and easy to play ... than the Hammered Dulcimer. Three master musicians: Joshua Messick, Andy Young, & Ted Yoder, each with their own distinct style, will perform on the this Special WoodSongs Broadcast.
54 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Sep 21st @ 12:00 am

Episode #1704
The Fairfield Four and The Mccrary Sisters
THE FAIRFIELD FOUR are one of the most prominent and respected names in gospel music. Featured in O Brother Where Art Thou?, their blend of rich harmonies, joined with the simultaneously grand and humble vision of soulful singers clad in tuxedo jackets and coveralls, made for an experience unmatched in pop, soul, blues, R&B and gospel music for nearly a century. The famed quartet the will celebrate the heritage and tradition of both the music and its makers with the studio release of 'Still Rockin' My Soul'. PBS recently premiered a dynamic celebration of the gospel tradition with 'Rock My Soul' anchored by The Fairfield Four and and The McCrary Sisters THE McCRARY SISTERS are long known in Nashville circles as first-call session aces supporting some of music's most vibrant artists. Possessing a unique familial musical history of their own as daughters of longtime Fairfield Four tenor Rev. Samuel McCrary, The McCrary Sisters - Alfreda, Ann, Deborah and Regina - each bring a unique energy and virtuosity to the group, not to mention varied experiences within the worlds of pop, rock, R&B and gospel music. 'Let's Go' is their new project Of timeless spirituals and original tracks produced by Buddy Miller.
56 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Sep 28th @ 12:00 am

Episode #1705
Jorma Kaokonen and Lowell Banana Levinger
Jorma Kaokonen and Lowell "Banana" Levinger JORMA KAUKONEN is one of the most highly respected interpreters of American roots music, blues, and Americana with a history that influenced popular rock-and-roll. A member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and a Grammy nominee as well as one of Rolling Stone's "Top 100 Guitarists of All Time." He is a founding member of two legendary bands, Jefferson Airplane and the still-touring Hot Tuna, and is recognized as one of the leading practitioners and teachers of fi nger-style guitar. In 2015, Jorma celebrates the 50th anniversary of co-founding the Jefferson Airplane and is releasing a new studio album 'Ain't In No Hurry' on Red House Records. LOWELL LEVINGER aka "Banana" is the founding member of The Youngbloods, and the original 'Hippie From Olema'. Banana began his career in bluegrass on the east coast before co-founded The Youngbloods. The band moved from New York City to West Marin in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1967. In 1969, the band's anthem of peace and brotherhood "Get Together" became a top 5 hit. Over his rich musical life Banana has worked with notable artists like Mimi Farina, Dan Hicks, David Grisman, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Peter Rowan and many others. His latest is 'Get Together' - Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics.
56 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Oct 5th @ 12:00 am

Episode #1706
Asleep at The Wheel and The Quebe Sisters
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL is the legendary Austin based 9-time Grammy winning Band led by the dynamic Ray Benson. For over 40 years Asleep at the Wheel have been carrying the traditions of Bob Wills across generations and the into the 21st century. The band latest CD is a spectacular tribute to this legacy, called 'Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys." Plus, THE QUEBE SISTERS from, Fort Worth, Texas are a triple-threat fiddle champions playing and singing in multi-part close harmony.
56 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Oct 12th @ 12:00 am

Episode #1707
Celebration of The Music of Appalachia
On this broadcast we will be celebrating the Music of Appalachia, one of the most fertile musical regions in the world. After generations of isolation from most of America, some of the most influential and powerful artists have been born from this mountain region like Ricky Skaggs, Loretta Lynn, Tom T. Hall, JP Fraley, Lee Sexton, Jean Ritchie and many others. To present this music in its most original and pure state, we have invited the staff and students of The Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University to appear on the broadcast. It's home to one of the only accredited college-level bluegrass and traditional music programs in the nation. The staff and students of MSA recently went to China to showcase the music of Appalachia to Asian audiences.
57 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Oct 19th @ 12:00 am

Episode #1708
Crowe, LAwson & Williams
CROWE, LAWSON & WILLIAMS are three Bluegrass Hall of Fame legends. Banjo master J.D. Crowe, multi-award winning trailblazer Doyle Lawson, and Bluegrass Gospel legend Paul Williams have joined forces for a second time to produce and deliver an amazingly powerful selection of songs on Standing Tall and Tough. Capturing the traditional drive, emotion and feel of 1950's and 60's Bluegrass, the trio presents songs that they themselves helped make classic. The entire WoodSongs broadcast will be devoted to these three icons of bluegrass music.
57 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

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episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Oct 26th @ 12:00 am


This list includes any broadcasts that aired in the past 2 months on any of our three channels.

Episode #1702
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND makes their debut on WoodSongs. The band will be showcasing the classic American sound that was created in the Crescent City 100 years ago. The band derives its name from the Preservation Hall venue located in New Orleans' French Quarter and has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate classic New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Bonnaroo, for British royalty or with the Del McCoury Band, this music embodies a joyful, timeless.
56 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Aug 31st @ 12:00 am

Episode #1701
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
BELA FLECK AND ABIGAIL WASHBURN present their eponymous debut album as a duo, after many years of prominence as banjo players and composers in their own eclectic avenues. Bela, an icon and innovator of jazz, classical and world, with more multi-category GRAMMY wins than any other artist (15 total), and Abigail, a formidable talent with triumphs in songwriting, theater, performance, and even Chinese diplomacy by way of banjo, turn out to be quite a fortuitous pairing with a deep, distinct and satisfying outcome.
56 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

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episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Aug 24th @ 12:00 am


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