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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of April 22nd 2024

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Waxahatchee (Bored), Kaleo (Lonely Cowboy), Aaron Frazer (Payback), Bonny Light Horseman (I Know You Know), Mark Knopfler (All Comers), Phish (Evolve), & Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (Heartless)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a really big show of really big artists with a show titled Giants! Featuring music from Taj Mahal, Big Mama Thornton, Howlin Wolf, Freddie King, Albert King, Gary Clark Jr., Alabama Slim, & more! A full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a tribute to the Wizard of Woo, the late great Bernie Worrell! Featuring music from his time with Parliament, Funkadelic, Mtume, Talking Heads, The Bernie Worrell Orchestra, & more! The full episode 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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