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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of July 11th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Willie Nile (Off My Medication), COIN (Brad Pitt), Early James (Harder To Blame), Allison Ponthier (Hollywood Forever Cemetery), The Heavy Heavy (Miles And Miles), The Head And The Heart (Hurts (But It Goes Away)), & Shemekia Copeland (Too Far To Be Gone)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues celebrated the music of Jack White with a show titled Jack White In Blue! Featuring music from Goober & The Peas, The White Stripes, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was all about the Blues! Featured music from ZZ Hill, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Shuggie Otis, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Luther Allison, Buddy Guy & more! A full playlist can be found here.

DeBraun Thomas fell in love with radio at a young age but only had interest in working in radio after learning Funk musician Sly Stone got his start in radio. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas moved to Lexington in 2009 to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in radio. Thomas joined WRFL in 2009 and through the UK school of Journalism, Thomas had 2 features air on WUKY. In October of 2012, Thomas began interning at WUKY and produced the Unghosting of Medgar Evers. In August of 2013 Thomas became a staff member at WUKY and since that time, Thomas regularly produces the weekly segment Local Music Mondays which highlights local musicians in Lexington. Thomas hosts the Crunkadelic Funk Show which airs Saturday nights at 9pm and also produced a documentary on the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, Thomas also explores his other passion as a musician in Lexington.
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