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

Odell Martin Day

On Saturday, June 15th KFP staff and WKU Professors and graduate students headed out to the Martin Homeplace near Allegre, KY to celebrate 18th annual Odell Martin Day. This annual event is a day for thumbpickers to gather in honor of Kentucky thumbpicker Odell Martin.  Martin, who was inducted into the National Thumbpickers Hall of … Continue reading Odell Martin Day