Lost River Sessions

Lost River Sessions introduces you to emerging artists from the world of bluegrass, folk and Americana music. In addition to the award-winning TV show produced by WKU PBS, Lost River Sessions is on the radio - featuring recordings from the TV show and from our live shows at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. You can be part of one of our live shows - check the schedule below for details. 

2018-19 Lost River Sessions LIVE Schedule
Friday, Jan. 18, 7pm - The Barefoot Movement & The Savage Radley
Friday, Feb. 22, 7pm - Artists TBA
Saturday, Mar. 16, 7pm - Artists TBA
Friday, April 19 , 7pm - Artists TBA
Saturday, May 11 (LRS Fest), 7pm - Artists TBA

Click here for tickets to LIVE shows ($10/$8 for students).

 

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Nashville-based rocker Lilly Hiatt has become somewhat of a regular in Bowling Green, playing the A-Frame in the fall of 2017, Lost River Sessions LIVE in April 0f 2018 and recording a Lost River Sessions TV program a few months later. She released her latest album Trinity Lane in 2017. 

Carl Anderson, a singer-songwriter also based in Nashville brought his deeply introspective lyrics to the stage at Van Meter Hall at Western Kentucky University for a solo performance a few years ago (heard during this particular Lost River Sessions broadcast).  He also performed at Lost River Sessions LIVE in January 2017. 

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From bluegrass to folk to Americana and indie rock, Lost River Sessions brought live music to downtown Bowling Green once again in 2018. Not only did audiences experience these shows in person, but listeners all over Kentucky, southwest Indiana and northern Tennessee were transported to the Capitol Arts Center by Lost River Sessions radio broadcasts. 

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It as an evening of old time music on Nov. 10 when two Kentucky groups -  The Local Honeys and Barren River Ramblers took the stage at The Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green for Lost River Sessions LIVE. 

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The Josephines are a high-energy Americana band from Bowling Green. Their Lost River Sessions performacne was recorded at the Carol Wedge Studio Theater inside SKyPAC. The Josephines (video) consist of Brad Tabor on vocals and acoustic guitar, Zach Lindsey on electric guitar and vocals, Josh London on bass and vocals, Alex Lindsey on lap steel and vocals and David Page on drums. 

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys, recently named Emerging Artist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, were the headliners at Lost River Sessions LIVE on Oct. 18 at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green.

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Tim Easton and Beth Bombara played Lost River Sessions LIVE on Thursday, marking the beginning of the third season of live shows at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. 

Easton, a singer-songwriter from Nashville, has published more than 100 songs and has performed all over the U.S. and in Europe. Bombara, who is from St. Louis, released her latest album in 2017, called Map & No Direction. 

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Before he wowed the audience at Lost River Sessions LIVE in October 2017, Devon Gilfillian performed a solo set for the LRS cameras at the Artist Pad in Glasgow, Kentucky. Since then Gilfillian has signed a contract with Capitol Records and has been touring the country with his band. 

In the second half of the show, The Local Honeys, a Morehead, Kentucky-based group featuring Montana Hobbs on banjo and Linda Jean Stokely on fiddle. Their Lost River Session was recorded at Riverview at Hobson Grove in Bowling Green in February, 2018. 

LRS LIVE Replay: Lilly Hiatt and Kristina Murray

Apr 26, 2018
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Lilly Hiatt and Kristina Murray played April's installment of Lost River Sessions LIVE at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. Lilly played songs from her album Trinity Lane, which was released last fall. It was a return to Bowling Green for Hiatt whose first show following her record release came at The A-Frame in Bowling Green. 

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Kentucky native Leah Blevins and Nashville singer-songwriter Lauren Farrah were our guests at March's Lost River Sessions LIVE from the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. 

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Shortly after the 2017 release of her debut solo album, Forever And Then Some, Lillie Mae and her band played a set for Lost River Sessions at Venue 939 in Bowling Green. She was joined during the performance by her brother Frank Carter, her sister McKenna Grace, Brian Zonn and Tanner Jacobsen.

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Singer-songwriter Will Kimbrough and Louisville folk-duo The Other Years were musical guests on Lost River Sessions LIVE on Feb. 17 at the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green.  

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Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer, also known as 10 String Symphony, previewed songs from their upcoming album and played some favorites at January's Lost River Sessions LIVE at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green.

Leslie Weiler Meng, lead singer of the Pennyrilers, picked up several instruments and played an hour-long solo set. She also performed two songs on the piano.
 

Lost River Sessions LIVE: 2017 In Review

Dec 8, 2017
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The first full year of Lost River Sessions LIVE concerts provided lots of great music and wonderful memories. Ten times during 2017, music fans turned out to watch emerging artists in the world of folk, bluegrass and Americana. 

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Devon Gilfillian and 8 Track Love were the featured musicians at Lost River Sessions LIVE on Oct. 19 at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. The show came just days before Gilfillian inked a deal with Capitol Records. 

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10 String Symphony - the combination of Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer plays on this edition of Lost River Sessions radio. Their performance was captured at Loving Chapel Stables in Franklin, Kentucky.

In the second half of our show - the deeply introspective songs of Nashville singer-songwriter Carl Anderson. His set was recorded at Van Meter Hall on the campus of Western Kentucky University.  

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