Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass & Beyond

In collaboration with the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series, the Kentucky Folklife Program is excited to host "Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass Music and Beyond," a showcase of Kentucky's traditional acoustic music, on April 16 from noon to 6 p.m. Featured performers include Dale Ann Bradley, Kentucky Wild Horse, Mt. Victor Revue, The Pennyrilers, The Carmonas, Becky & the Butler County … Continue reading Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass & Beyond


Spring 2015 Pioneer Cabin Concert

The Kentucky Folklife Program is excited to welcome 2001 NEA National Heritage Fellow Eddie Pennington and his son, Alonzo Pennington, to the cabin on Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m. for this semester's Pioneer Cabin Concert. Recognized among his peers as one of the best living thumb-style guitarists, Eddie plays in the style of Western Kentucky's … Continue reading Spring 2015 Pioneer Cabin Concert

Fall Pioneer Cabin Concert

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology announce this fall’s Pioneer Cabin Concert. In continuation of our efforts to promote the work of traditional Kentucky artists and performers, we are pleased to welcome local neo-soul singer and guitarist Lauren Cunningham on Sunday, September 28th, at 4 p.m. Cunningham’s stripped-down, feel-good performances … Continue reading Fall Pioneer Cabin Concert