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This series explores a variety of traditional musicians performing music ranging from old-time banjo and fiddle tunes and mountain ballads, to bluegrass and more contemporary music from the bluegrass state. A Jeffrey Hill/Morehead State University production.

TV Schedule

Kentucky Programming John Harrod and Tona Barkley #102
Owen County musicians John Harrod and Tona Barkley perform music influenced by forgotten Kentucky artists like African American fiddler Bill Livers and Lily May Ledford, who recorded and performed with the group Coon Creek Girls.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 14 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Monday, December 15 at 10:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Sarah Wood #103
Accomplished banjo player and ballad singer, Sarah Wood, one of Kentucky's young starlets in traditional music circles, performs her traditional music. Sarah grew up in Flatwoods, Kentucky and currently resides in Maysville.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 21 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Monday, December 22 at 10:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Mike Havens and Blue Mountain Grass #104
Mike Havens can sing a great old Flatt and Scruggs tune with the best of them but he is well known in bluegrass circles for his original material. He performs with his band Blue Grass Mountain.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 28 at 5:00 am EST

Kentucky Programming Adkins and O'Quinn #112
Pike County's Adkins & O'Quinn compose new songs and instrumental tunes in their bluegrass style. Members of the group have played and toured with the Tommy Webb Band, Don Rigsby and Midnight Call, Junior Blankenship, and Hazel Holler.

  • KETKY Monday, February 23 at 10:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Kentucky Wild Horse #113
Owen County's Kentucky Wild Horse takes its name from an old east Kentucky fiddle tune played by Wolfe County fiddler Darley Fulks, who possessed a vast repertoire of pre-Civil War tunes. The band's love and inspiration is Kentucky music from the 19th century through the present, especially its fiddle and banjo traditions.

  • KETKY Monday, March 2 at 10:00 pm EST
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