Woodsongs (Old Time Radio Hour) is the TV broadcast of an internationally syndicated radio program hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon and recorded before a live audience each week at the historic Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The show is a combination of performance and conversation featuring artists of the Americana music genre. Its mission is to inspire the audience to make music part of their lives by introducing them to a contrast of styles such as blues and bluegrass, country and Celtic, folk and rock, modern and classical. Interviews with the artists allow the audience to explore the artist's background and discover what inspires them to sing and play. Hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon.
Woodsongs Previous Broadcasts
Preservation Hall Jazz Band (Episode #1702H)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
Preservation Hall Jazz Band makes their debut on WoodSongs. The band will be showcasing the classic American sound that was created in the Crescent City 100 years ago. The band derives its name from the Preservation Hall venue located in New Orleans' French Quarter and has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate classic New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Bonnaroo, for British royalty or with the Del McCoury Band, this music embodies a joyful, timeless.
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn (Episode #1701H)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn present their eponymous debut album as a duo, after many years of prominence as banjo players and composers in their own eclectic avenues. Bela, an icon and innovator of jazz, classical and world, with more multi-category Grammy wins than any other artist (15 total), and Abigail, a formidable talent with triumphs in songwriting, theater, performance, and even Chinese diplomacy by way of banjo, turn out to be quite a fortuitous pairing with a deep, distinct and satisfying outcome.