New Jam Series

In addition to our ongoing Pioneer Log Cabin Concerts series, the Kentucky Folklife Program is launching a new monthly jam. Join us for good songs and good fun as we explore a new genre of music each month. The first jam, held Saturday, February 27, from 2 - 4 p.m., will feature old-time tunes lead … Continue reading New Jam Series


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

Kentucky Folklife Program at the Horse Cave Heritage Festival

The Kentucky Folklife Program and graduate-level public folklore class have collaborated to provide programming for and staff theHorse Cave Heritage Festival for almost ten years. From conducting narrative stages to surveys and interviews, students spend the day practicing the skills they've learned in class. This year, we were excited to help the town celebrate its sesquicentennial. … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Program at the Horse Cave Heritage Festival