Web site: http://www.ket.org/inperformance/
Showcases the dynamic variety of Kentucky artist and arts groups, as well as the state's contributions to American culture. The series is a partnerships among the Governor's Office (Special Projects and the Governor's Mansion); the Secretary's Office, Cabinet for Education, Arts, and Humanities; and KET.
Ballads and Blues #602
Tanita Gaines' powerful voice has been compared to Aretha Franklin's. Jonell Mosser has sung backup for artists such as Etta James, B.B. King, and Bonnie Raitt. These two Kentucky artists perform old standards, blues, jazz, country, and rock 'n' roll with their own bands, then share the stage for two encores. A noted member of Gaines' band is Reese Wynans, whose career includes backing up blues great Stevie Ray Vaughan. A 2002 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, April 21 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 23 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 23 at noon EDT
Series Premiere: Showcase of Kentucky Talent #101
A mini-gala spotlighting Kentucky performing artists: Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, students from the Governor's School for the Arts, Miss Kentucky Veronica Duka, and Everett McCorvey and Alicia Helm. Sky Yancey hosts. A 1997 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, April 28 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 30 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 30 at noon EDT
From Bluegrass to Blues—Roots of Kentucky Music #103
Outstanding Kentucky artists present music associated with summer. The Eastern Kentucky University Brass Quintet performs band music, Homer Ledford plays traditional bluegrass, and Robert Phillips and the Fender Benders play the blues. A 1997 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 5 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 7 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 7 at noon EDT
Diverse Cultures #301
Features Kentucky talent, including the Orville Hammond Trio, Beau Haddock, Ballet Espanol, and poet Nikky Finney. A 1999 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 12 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 14 at noon EDT
Kentucky Legend: Rosemary Clooney #302
Maysville native Rosemary Clooney sings pop standards in a performance taped at the Governor's Mansion in Frankfort in 1999. Nick Clooney hosts. A KET production.
- KETKY Wednesday, May 14 at midnight EDT
Bluegrass Royalty #401
Celebrates Kentucky's home-grown music with performances by bluegrass legends the Goins Brothers and Windy Mountain; J.D. Crowe and the New South; and Sam Bush, performing with his band. Byron Crawford is the special guest host. A 2000 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 19 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 21 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 21 at 12:03 pm EDT
A Grand Night for Singing #502
Singers and musicians from the University of Kentucky and the community pay tribute to Broadway by performing Tony Award-winning tunes. Sponsored by the UK College of Fine Arts School of Music/Opera Theatre. A 2001 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, May 26 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 28 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, May 28 at 11:30 am EDT
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