Red Barn Radio

Series produced by WEKU

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Red Barn Radio showcases the music and musicians of Kentucky. In weekly conversation and performance with our talented guests, Red Barn Radio enlivens and archives Kentucky's musical heritage, and brings to the airwaves a uniquely refreshing and folksy hour of Americana programming.

Red Barn Radio is a syndicated weekly radio show produced from live recordings in Lexington and the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Our live tapings are open to the public and offer the live audience a unique opportunity to experience grassroots artists from Kentucky and around the globe. Then, our radio show brings this experience to our listening audience around the world.

We offer our one-hour program in the following formats:

- 59 minute public radio version with one :60 second break at the bottom of the hour.

- 59 minute version is available as a complete stream (parts one and two) or two separate streams.

- A :30 promo is also offered each week.


21 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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His music is bold, authentic, and not soon forgotten.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Joining us on June 10th, the progressive bluegrass band Hillhouse has been described as keeping "Kentucky music tradition alive".

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A oneof-a-kind band, mixing country, folk, and rockabilly into a sound that is both vintage and modern.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Smooth, soulful, bright—those are just a few of the words one could use to describe Kenny P.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Priding themselves on being a part of a genre that is yet un-tagged, Downtown County Band brings the punk, soul, and rock from their bluegrass inst...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Troy Burchett’s emotional lyrics and controlled, Elvis-esque vibrato are enough to catch anyone’s attention who cares at all about country music.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Quite Literally is a Jazz-inspired Folk band that captures the spirit of the past, yet brings forth a fun and fresh outlook to modern songwriting.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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An award-winning instrumentalist, Blakeley Burger has studied violin for 15 years, adding guitar and mandolin to her list of instruments.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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A celebrated classical violinist who crosses genres into fiddling, Lydia Byard Mercer plays music that feels like its lifting you onto your toes.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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A true country music revivalist, this doesn’t stop Jamie Suttle’s music from weaving the gritty, heart-wrenching emotion that country is known for ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Wesley Michael Hayes is not in the business of writing music to escape from life. Rather, it’s an outlet, and Wesley prides himself on the raw and ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Tyler’s Stephens’ voice, deeper and a bit gravelly, first comes in on his self-titled 2018 album with a classic Southern accent that lets his audie...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Originally from North Andover, MA and currently residing in Nashville, TN, Michelle Canning is known as one of the most energetic performers of blu...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Theo and Brenna MacMillan are originally from Winchester, Kentucky where they grew up with ten other siblings.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Montgomery and The Phoenix Holding Co. is a four piece band from Pikeville Kentucky.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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The annual holiday special featuring 4 different musical acts here on the Red Barn stage! Featuring: Al, Alice and Ruth, AcoUstiKats, Joslyn Hampt...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Whiskey Foxtrot is a five-piece band from Winston-Salem, NC, founded by Seth Williams and Sam Foster in 2017.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Though born in San Francisco, Americana singer-songwriter Josh Gray grew up thousands of miles away in Montgomery County, Maryland.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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They have opened for such artists as Marcus King, Tyler Childers, and Tanya Tucker. The bands style isn’t easily classifiable. Their songs are a mi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Shades of Grass, a bluegrass band from Georgetown, Kentucky.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1