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 a part of the audience for our live shows. See below for our upcoming schedule. 

2018-19 Lost River Sessions LIVE Schedule
Friday, Jan. 18 - The Barefoot Movement & The Savage Radley (listen here)
Friday, Feb. 22 - Carl Anderson & Jordan Young (listen here)
Saturday, March 16 - An Evening with Parker Millsap (listen here)

Friday, April 19  - Hogslop String Band & The Jenny Roads (listen here)
Saturday, May 11 - Nikki Lane, The Howlin' Brothers, Leslie Weiler Meng (listen here)

 

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Rob Taber

The season finale of Lost River Sessions LIVE featured Nikki Lane, a Nashville singer-songwriter who blends country, rock and blues. Mike LoPinto played alongside Lane on guitar and she was also joined for part of her set by The Howlin' Brothers and Leslie Weiler Meng. 

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The Hogslop String Band was featured at April's Lost River Sessions LIVE concert on April 19 at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green.

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After a winter spent writing songs, Parker Millsap hit the road in March, making several stops in Kentucky including Bowling Green on March 16 for Lost River Sessions LIVE.

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Parker Millsap, the 26-year-old singer, songwriter, guitarist and band leader will give a special solo performance in Bowling Green on March 16th as part of the Lost River Sessions LIVE concert series.

Rob Taber

For the second time, Carl Anderson graced the Lost River Sessions LIVE stage at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green on Feb. 22, 2019.

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The War and Treaty, a husband and wife duo, produces music that crosses genres but is always thoughtful and full of soul. Michael Trotter served in the U.S. Army, where his vocal and piano skills were discovered. He wrote all the songs on the group's latest album "Healing Tide". Tanya Trotter grew up outside Washington, D.C. and has been a life-long performer, winning her first talent contest at the age of 13.  Their performance was recorded at the Ironwood Farm estate in Bowling Green.

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Nashville group The Barefoot Movement brought its blend of traditional bluegrass, original songs and pop cover tunes to the stage of the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green on Jan. 18 for the first Lost River Sessions LIVE of 2019. The Barefoot Movement features Noah Wall on lead vocals and fiddle, Alex Conerly on guitar, Katie Blomarz on stand up bass and Tommy Norris on mandolin.   

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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
Rob Taber

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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