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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Moonshiners Ball has finalized its 2017 lineup, with Kentuckians Ben Sollee and Justin Wells leading the pack of new additions.

Ben Sollee, Justin Wells and more added to Moonshiner’s Ball

Matt Wickstrom March 7, 2017

Hosted by the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, the 2017 Moonshiner’s Ball has rounded out its lineup for its fourth iteration with Ben Sollee, Justin Wells, Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost,...

Cosmic Charlies held the first show at their new location at 723 National Avenue on Dec. 2. The venue had previously been housed in University Plaza since 2009.

New Cosmic Charlie’s is out of this world

December 7, 2016

After two months, a void in Lexington’s music scene has been (re) filled, and it’s out of this world. Initially scheduled to open on Oct. 29, the new Cosmic Charlie’s, located at 723 National Avenue,...

Joe Schlaak and Ishi Wooton of Restless Leg String Band perform at the 2016 Festival of the Bluegrass last weekend.

Diverse Festival of the Bluegrass line-up celebrates the genre

Matt Wickstrom June 16, 2016

Fans of traditional, old-timey and progressive bluegrass all had something to be happy about Saturday at the 43rd Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.The festival’s closing day served...

Ishi Wooton, pictured above, would set up camp in the main room of Graytful Gardens during the recording of Restless Leg String Bands first album. 

Restless Leg String Band guitarist on the making of the band’s first album

Matt Wickstrom June 2, 2016

Formed in the summer of 2013, Lexington’s Restless Leg String Band has quickly garnered a considerable fan base with their high-energy and charisma. On May 13, the group released their highly anticipated...

Yonder Mountain String Band brings improvised bluegrass to Lexington

Taylor Hubbard January 20, 2016

[email protected] Mountain String Band is returning to the Bluegrass state on Wednesday to start their winter tour.The five-piece group is playing in Lexington at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts...

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