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

 

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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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Singer-songwriter Dana Sipos and her band performed for Lost River Sessions at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green. Sipos, along with bandmates Ben Hermann and Ben Cook took turns on lead vocals during the set. They were also joined by Brody Wellman. 

In the second half of our show, we feature Mark Whitley, a musician and woodworker from Smiths Grove, Kentucky. His solo set was recorded at the Brickyard Cafe in Franklin. 

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The second annual Kentucky Acoustic Music Festival was held May 20th at The Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. It was presented by Lost River Sessions. The evening featured local favorite Mt. Victor Revue, Jenni Lyn and Lillie Mae. 

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Americana band 8 Track Love and singer-songwriter Lauren Cunningham are this month's featured performers on Lost River Sessions from WKU Public Radio. 

8 Track Love is made up of Mike Natcher, Zach Lindsay, Steven Page and David Page.  Their Lost River Session was recorded at the Faculty House at WKU. 

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This week on Lost River Sessions Radio, we hear a performance from Great Peacock at the Faculty House at WKU. Great Peacock consists of Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd. In the second half of the show, we listen back to a performance from Season 1 of the show -- Will Kimbrough at the Brickyard Cafe in Franklin. 

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Americana artist Kelsey Waldon and Franklin's own Dead Broke Barons were the featured artists on April 20th for Lost River Sessions LIVE! at the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green.  Both bands have appeared on the TV version of Lost River Sessions, but the live concert gave the audience a chance to see these bands in person. 

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This month's Lost River Sessions radio show features Jeffrey Foucault and The Other Years. Foucault performed his set at the Derby Piano Bar in Bowling Green along with Billy Conway and Eric Heywood. 

In the second half of the show, Heather Summers and Anna Louise, The Other Years, play at South Union Shaker Village. 

This episode of Lost River Sessions is airing during the WKU Public Radio spring pledge drive, so you'll hear a conversation with LRS producer Darius Barati about the origins of the show. 

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Americana artist Caroline Spence and singer-songwriter Eva Ross played Lost River Sessions LIVE! on Thursday night at the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green. Lost River Sessions LIVE! is made possible by Mike Simpson, the Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau and WKU Public Broadcasting.

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This month's edition of Lost River Sessions radio features Erin Rae in a performance recorded at the Goodnight Memorial Library in Franklin, Kentucky.

In the second half of the show, Carl Johnson & Rock Creek Bluegrass play the A-Frame in Bowling Green. Johnson is joined by Bob Endsley, Ronald Eldridge and Dave Johnson. 

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Carl Anderson and Rose Hotel played January's Lost River Sessions LIVE! at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. If you didn't get a chance to attend the concert in person or listen on the radio, we now present an encore webcast along with a slideshow of photos taken that night by WKU photographer Bryan Lemon. 

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