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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of June 10th 2024

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Wild Feathers (Sanctuary), Vacations (Midwest), Shovels & Rope (Colorado River), Clairo (Sexy To Someone), Brigitte Calls Me Baby (We Were Never Alive), Los Lonely Boys (Wish You Would), & Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Frogs)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues featured new musical releases with a show titled Summer Release 2024!  Featuring new music from The Fabulous Thunderbirds Featuring Billy F Gibbons, Little Feat Featuring Bonnie Raitt, Rick Estrin & The Night Cats, Marcus King, Adia Victoria, Mark Knopfler, The Temptations, Etta James, Toronzo Cannon & more! A full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Patti LaBelle, Midnight Star, Amp Fiddler, Shalamar, Herbie Hancock, Sade, & more! The full show 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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  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Will Kimbrough (The Other Side), The Dip (Doing The Thing), The Red Clay Strays (Wanna Be Loved), Mark Knopfler (Bad Day For A Knife Thrower), Greensky Bluegrass Featuring Holly Bowling (Born Again), Shelby Lynne (Over And Over), & Billie Eilish (L'amour de Ma Vie)!
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Nada Surf (In Front Of Me Now), Moby Featuring Benjamin Zepheniah (Where Is Your Pride), Ra Ra Riot (The Wish), Danielia Cotton (Kiss An Angel Good Mornin), Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs Featuring Graham Nash (Dare To Dream), Ringo Starr (Crooked Boy), & Billie Eilish (Lunch)!