About the Series
KET’s Jubilee series features the performances of nationally known artists and popular regional musicians at summer folk music festivals in Kentucky. Since its premiere in 1996, Jubilee has presented an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, blues, American and Celtic folk, Southern and African-American gospel, rock ’n’ roll, and other forms of “roots” music.
Artists that have graced the Jubilee screen include Jean Ritchie, Arlo Guthrie, Nanci Griffith, Roger McGuinn, Barbara Lamb, Nils Lofgren, Homer Ledford and Cabin Creek, Jerry Douglas, Maura O’Connell, Ralph Stanley, the Osborne Brothers, IIIrd Tyme Out, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, the Grascals, J.D. Crowe and the New South, Mountain Heart, Nickel Creek, and many, many more.
A KET production, Jubilee is distributed to public television stations nationwide. Contact your local PBS provider to bring Jubilee to your area. For more information about the series, e-mail .