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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 Haywood #101
Floyd County native, visual artist, and master banjo player John Haywood performs. John is part of the band Rich and the Po' Folk and the adventurous group the Travelin' Snakes who are featured on the MTV film The Wild and Wonderful Whites. He also performs solo at festivals and in concert around the U.S.

  • KETKY Friday, September 11 at 6:30 am EDT

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 Friday, September 18 at 6:30 am EDT

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 Friday, September 25 at 6:30 am EDT

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 Friday, October 2 at 6:30 am EDT
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