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WOOD 2700 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
13 / 60
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Rachel-Aubrey Music
The Kentucky Network (KET)
Year Produced:
The popular Americana radio show hosted by Michael Johnathon.

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#2701 Tommy Emmanuel and Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
TOMMY EMMANUEL is arguably one of the best and most influential guitarists in the world. From Australia, across America and around the globe, Tommy is packing major concert halls to the rafters with his amazing, brilliant guitar skills.

LARRY CAMBPELL & TERESA WILLIAMS are a husband and wife music powerhouse. Larry Campbell is perhaps best known for his time as part of Bob Dylan’s band. Teresa Willias is an accomplished musician who has worked with artists such as Julie Miller, Levon Helm, Peter Wolf, and Hot Tuna.

WoodSongs Kid: ISAAC BEVERS is National Thumbpickers Award winner from Freeburg, IL.

#2702 Tim O'Brien and Wood Box Heroes
TIM O’BRIEN is one of the icons of bluegrass and roots music. As the founding member of HOT RIZE, he has recorded with everyone from Garth Brooks to Jerry Douglas. He is a master of Bluegrass, American folk, Irish and Scottish music. Tim performs new music from his album 'Cup of Sugar.'

WOOD BOX HEROES is a new bluegrass group made up of some major bluegrass heavy hitters. The band is based around the songs and singing of guitarist Josh Martin, with Seth Taylor on mandolin, Matt Menefee on banjo, Jenee Fleenor on fiddle, and Barry Bales (Alison Krauss and Union Station) on bass.

WoodSongs Kid: Arizona Wildflowers is a band comprised of brothers and sisters from Southern Arizona.

#2703 Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley and Jason Carter
JASON CARTER is undeniably one of the best, most talented, and gifted fiddle players in bluegrass. His worldwide reputation is anchored as a band member for the DEL McCOURY BAND and with the TRAVELIN’ McCOURYS. He is a three-time Grammy winner and five-time IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year.

ROB ICKES & TREY HENSLEY have been stunning the roots music and bluegrass world the past few years with fireball musicianship and stunning talent. Rob is a 15-time IBMA Dobro Player of the Year while Trey is a master guitarist who has been turning heads since his Grand Ole Opry debut at the age of 11 when Marty Stuart invited him to perform and Earl Scruggs.
IAN LANE is a 16-year-old fiddler from Vero Beach, FL.

#2704 Mark & Maggie O’Connor
MARK O’CONNOR is a master musician, composer, performer, educator, and mentor. He has performed everywhere from concert halls to the Grand Ole Opry. He has recorded with all the greatest artists in music from Garth Brooks to Yo Yo Ma. He is not only a master violinist but one of the best guitar pickers in America.

MAGGIE O’CONNOR is a Grammy Award-winning musician who frequently performs with her husband. With a unique background in both traditional classical violin training and American musical styles, Maggie continues her mission to show that violinists can participate in everything the instrument has to offer, performing on some of the world’s most coveted stages.

WoodSongs Kid: Liam Farley is a 13-year-old fiddler from Chapmanville, West Virginia.

#2705 Aoife Scott featuring Ron Block and Ted Yoder
AOIFE SCOTT is an award-winning folk singer and songwriter based in Dublin, Ireland. Born into the legendary Black Family, Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene and has long enjoyed success as an established artist in her own right. Banjo and guitar master RON BLOCK from Alison Krauss and Union Station joins Aoife as they perform songs from her new album.

TED YODER is a National Hammer Dulcimer Champion and one of the most exciting musicians in America with tens of millions of social media views. He returns to WoodSongs to introduce songs from his new live album.

#2706 Larry & Joe and Sistah LaLa
LARRY & JOE are Larry Bellorín & Joe Troop two brilliant musicians who merge Appalachian bluegrass with traditional Venezuelan music. Two virtuosos of their respective folk traditions, both
brimming with passion and fury. Joe's album 'Rearrange My Heart' was produced by multi-Grammy-winning banjo master BELA FLECK. Larry's story alone could fill an hour-long broadcast. He migrated to the United States, facing political exile and seeking asylum – first alone and then joined by his wife and young daughter. To support his family and make ends meet, he worked 10-hour days on a construction site.

SISTAH LA LA (La'Shelle Allen) is a classically trained singer who has been sharing her gifts with the world for over three decades. Blessed with an incredible voice, she has performed with opera companies across America. As an artist, she has devoted much of her career to re-introduce the importance of the American Negro song and music in the 21st century. She is Odetta, Pail Robeson, Blind Boys of Alabama and Pavarotti wrapped up in one incredible singer.

WoodSongs Kid: Owen Brockman is a 13-year-old banjo player from North Carolina.

#2707 Sugar Harp and Gail Ceasar
SUGAR HARP, also known as Charles Burroughs, was eight years old when he watched his great-grandfather blow harp and strum a handmade guitar formed from an orange crate and broomsticks. To witness his’ “down in the gutter, back alley, storytelling blues” today, it is clear that he inherited his great-grandfather’s creativity and musical talent. Since he first picked up the harmonica, he has more than earned his moniker, Sugar Harp.

GAIL CEASAR was born in Pittsville, Virginia. The small town that her family has called home for generations, has a rich lineage of oral storytellers and musicians. She has found a beautiful sound of her own
that melds the two genres. Gail’s music re-imagines generations of traditional tunes with incredible precision and depth of tone.

WoodSongs Kid: THE BISCUIT EATERS are a family band from Powhatan, VA.

#2708 EmiSunshine and The Rain and The Red Mountain Boys
EMISUNSHINE & The Rain is an award-winning 17-year-old songwriter and ukulele virtuoso from East Tennessee, who has been attracting national attention since age 9 with appearances on “Today,” NBC’s “Little Big Shots,” “American Idol,” the Grand Ole Opry, WoodSongs and more. She performs songs from. her first bluegrass album 'Sideshow.'

The RED MOUNTAIN BOYS are based out of Colorado. They carry the torch for traditional bluegrass, but their original songs make it sound brand-new. With four songwriters—including two award-winners and a Kansas Music Hall of Fame inductee—and four lifetimes of experience, the Red Mountain Boys perform with four-part harmony around one microphone in the style of the masters.

WoodSongs Kid: Reed Elliotte is a 12-year-old pianist and singer from Corbin, KY

#2709 Nashville Celts and na Skylark
THE NASHVILLE CELTS perform a fresh hybrid of what they call Irish Americana music which combines their rootsy originals and tight vocal harmonies with Irish Trad. The band is comprised of the top Irish musicians with the finest Nashville players.

NA SKYLARK is a Kentucky-based trio that shares the rich beauty of ancient traditional Celtic music through voice, Irish harp, Irish uilleann pipes, fiddle, Irish whistles, flutes, bodhran, and mountain

WoodSongs Kid: Landon Hawkins is a 14-year-old banjo picker from Tellico Plains, TN,

#2710 Will Kimbrough
WILL KIMBROUGH is originally from Alabama and made his way across the nation and even MTV. His songs have been recorded by Jimmy Buffett, Little Feat, Jack Ingram, Todd Snider, and more. Kimbrough has also collaborated with many artists including Rosanne Cash, Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Gomez, Emmylou Harris, The Jayhawks, Mark Knopfler, Buddy Miller, John Prine and more.

WoodSongs Kid: Parker Collins is a 15-year-old banjo player from Virginia.

#2711 Julie Williams and Moon King
JULIE WILLIAMS is one of the exciting women of color changing the world of country music. Growing up in Florida, she pursued her music career after getting a doctorate in public policy. She actively performs with the Black Opry Revue and this year Julie was inducted into the CMT Next Women of Country Class of 2023.

MOON KING is an incredible, albeit “unknown,” 20-year-old songwriter and musician from the hills of West Virginia. He channels Billy Strings, Stevie Ray Vaugh, and Ronnie Van Zant with the southern blues singers of the mountains.

WoodSongs Kid: Caleb Morae is a 14-year-old classical pianist from Lexington, KY.

#2712 Western & Yodel Celebration featuring Kristyn Harris and Phoebe White
KRISTYN HARRIS is a Texas-bred musical powerhouse noted for her powerful vocals, solid swing rhythm guitar style, unique songwriting, award winning yodel. She is the International Western Music Association Entertainer of the Year 5 times, and her latest album was awarded the prestigious Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. She is also a 6-time winner of the IWMA Female Performer of the Year and the CMA of Texas Cowboy Western Entertainer of the Year Award.

PHOEBE WHITE is a 13-year-old yodeling cowgirl from London, Kentucky. Her latest album is called 'UnXpected' recorded with America’s Cowboys Riders in the Sky, and the McLain Family Band. Her album made the top ten of the USA Western Music Charts.

WoodSongs Kid: Candice Gunn is 12 years old from Benton, Kentucky. She's been playing the guitar and yodeling since she was 5.

#2713 The Woods and The French Family
THE WOODS are a southern roots band with rich three-part harmonies. Dan O’Rourke, Raquel Cole, and Leland Rooney — each bring a depth of experience as musicians, songwriters, and performers. O’Rourke is an established writer and folk-influenced recording artist. Cole is a seasoned musician with her own successful career as a Canadian country solo artist. Rooney is an inspired, multi-genre guitar virtuoso.

THE FRENCH FAMILY BAND hail from Tasmania in Australia and caught the attention of another Australian master musician Tommy Emmanuel who said “The French Family Band are simply great musicians and singers. They are as pure as music can be. ”

WoodSongs Kid: Jacob Thomas, is a 13 -year-old boy from Tennessee.

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